CHEYENNE – Adding to the 34,000 acres of conserved land in Laramie County, a ranch directly adjacent to Curt Gowdy State Park has entered into a conservation easement that protects wildlife habitats, water quality and 560 acres of agricultural land.
EVANSTON — The Portland Rose Room at the Roundhouse was filled to capacity — 260 people, plus others standing in doorways and outside the room — for a special three-hour Uinta County Commission meeting at which CoreCivic, a private prison company that hopes to build and operate an immigratio…
TORRINGTON — While hemp advocates are quick to point out that the cannabis sativa cultivar can be used for thousands of products ranging from building materials to clothing and even health supplements, there are some risks and drawbacks to investing big dollars in the burgeoning hemp industry.
CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Public Service Commission approved an expansion of the planned Corriedale Wind Energy Project to include an additional five wind turbines during its meeting Thursday afternoon.
In advance of the 2020 census beginning in March, census officials have found themselves short on applicants for temporary census-taking jobs and have bumped up the pay rate to attract more attention.
CHEYENNE — The state of Wyoming and the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) have filed a complaint against Chevron Corporation for alleged violations of the Wyoming Environmental Quality Act involving the cleanup of environmental contamination at several service stations and convenience stores throughout Wyoming.
CASPER — A federal judge has ordered bankrupt coal firm Blackjewel to provide additional details on $73,583 of expenses that company attorneys accumulated over three months while coal miners awaited back pay.
LOVELL — Sen. R.J. Kost, R-Powell, Rep. David Northrup, R-Powell, as well as Reps. Lloyd Larsen, R-Lander, and Mike Greear, R-Worland, have signed a letter to Gov. Mark Gordon to request assistance for local farmers after a suspended harvest has left 31 percent on local beets in the ground.
CHEYENNE – Despite the defendant’s strong arguments to the contrary, the state’s attorney general said Wednesday she stands by the allegations contained in a 12-page complaint filed last month.
CHEYENNE – After receiving initial approval in July, the planned Corriedale Wind Energy Project could soon be expanded to include an additional five wind turbines.
CASPER — The U.S. Department of Energy plans to partner with the University of Wyoming to accelerate research on carbon capture technology at two of the state’s coal-fired power plants, Gov. Mark Gordon told the Star-Tribune on Tuesday.
LARAMIE — Wyoming’s Industrial Siting Council has approved a permit for a 277-turbine wind farm that’s planned for construction on the border of Albany and Carbon counties.
CHEYENNE – A former handyman shop in Cheyenne is being sued by the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office for allegedly violating the Wyoming Consumer Protection Act, which cost numerous customers thousands of dollars.
While many recycling programs across the country have ceased completely, the city of Laramie has partnered with Call2Recycle to add another program this fall.
LARAMIE — Suresh Muknahallipatna, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wyoming, led the successful completion of a software program that will allow for accurate weather forecasts up to 12 times faster than traditionally possible.
CHEYENNE – Although the city has questioned what to do about the former Hitching Post Inn for years, now that a plan is in the works, council members and city staff are being careful not to rush into such a big project.
CASPER — It’s now up to Gov. Mark Gordon to approve Wyoming’s first computer science standards, after the state Board of Education approved the guidelines at its meeting late last month.
EVANSTON — The lawsuit against Uinta County School District No. 1 regarding the district’s concealed carry rule, Rule CKA, will be allowed to continue. A ruling issued by Judge Steven K. Sharpe on Nov. 27 granted in part and denied in part the district’s motion to dismiss the suit.
CHEYENNE – Since its inception in 1969, Taco John’s has expanded to nearly 400 locations in 23 states. On Monday, President and CEO Jim Creel announced the company’s plans to expand even farther with a new satellite office in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Laramie is once again without a “life flight” company in town after Medical Air Rescue Company pulled both its helicopter and airplane from the city last month.
CASPER — A Wyoming tribe is looking to hemp and medical marijuana as potential ways to bolster the Wind River Reservation economy and treat illnesses, an approach more and more tribes view as potentially lucrative.