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Injured Wyoming Eagle Gets A New Lease On Life

Last month, a golden eagle was injured outside of Buffalo, Wyo. Now, thanks to a bird rescue facility in Cody, Charles will take his broken wing and learn to live again. When the 11-month old eagle arrived at the Ironside Bird Rescue in Cody, the tip of its left wing had been electrocuted by a power


Federal Judge Cancels Hundreds of Wyoming Oil and Gas Leases in Major Setback to Trump’s Pro-Drilling Agenda

The oil and gas industry is having one rough week. A federal court judge cancelled nearly 300 oil and gas projects in Wyoming Tuesday after ruling that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) ignored these projects’ climate change impacts.


The scientific phenomenon of yeast farts

Cate Munger lives in Sheridan. Aiyana Roche lives in Buffalo. Although the two girls are separated by 36 miles, they are united by one question. Roche and Munger, who are both third-graders, didn’t always have this question. In fact, Munger says she didn’t even know what yeast was until a few months


Casper Lawyer Suspended by Wyoming Supreme Court

A Casper attorney has been suspended from practicing law after his lack of diligence resulted in one of his clients having no contact with their daughter for more than two years.


Man Arrested In Wyoming For Felony Meth Possession, Larceny

Rock Springs Police say they arrested a man for Felony Possession of Methamphetamine and Larceny while following up on a report of a shoplifter at a Rock Springs Walmart store.


Convicted murder wins Supreme Court appeal

BUFFALO — Convicted murder Donald C. Davis won an appeal to the Wyoming Supreme Court, which may set him free. On a September day in 1982, Donald C. Davis, then 17, and Robert G. Cotton, 19, picked up Randall Shoptwese, an 18-year-old Native American hitchhiker from Montana. The following morning, S


Wyoming is Averaging a Fatal Crash Every 2.35 Days

Thirty-four​ people have died on Wyoming's highways this year, compared to 17 in 2018, 19 in 2017 and 10 in 2016 to date. If the alarming trend continues, the Cowboy State -- which saw 108 fatalities in 2018 -- could see over 150 fatalities this year.


Sheridan set to start season atop new track surface

SHERIDAN — While one currently can’t see it, a brand-new track rests under a thick coat of snow on the campus of Sheridan High School. The new running surface is state-of-the-art, soft and an eye-capturing Bronc blue.


Local rancher Spencer Ellis is ‘bullish’ on Wyoming agriculture

Editor’s note: The Chronicle is featuring area rancher Spencer Ellis this week for National Agriculture Week, which was March 10-16. He is providing a snapshot of local and state agriculture with a focus on beef.


Antler hunting could be regulated in the Basin

WORLAND – The tradition of searching for recently shed antlers in the spring may be in jeopardy as the Wyoming Legislature passed and the governor signed House Bill 28, allowing the Game and Fish to regulate shed gathering in much of Wyoming.


SCSD1 adds preschool program for 3-year-olds

BIG HORN — The Sheridan County School District 1 School Board of trustees approved the addition of a preschool program for 3-year-olds Tuesday and updated graduation requirements to accommodate recent legislative changes to Hathaway Scholarship eligibility.


Two-thirds of school district respondents support four-day school week

Over 600 Johnson County parents, teachers and students came out in support of a four-day school week, according to the results of a recently completed Johnson County School District survey.


Whoa Nellie: Women brew IPA for International Women’s Day

SHERIDAN — Grey shirts with pink logos and clear safety glasses were the in-vogue fashion for empowered women Friday at Black Tooth Brewing Company. A mix of female brewmasters, front-of-house managers, quality-assurance directors and owners collaborated with the Wyoming Craft Brewers Guild and Pink