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Ottman: Pleistocene Wyoming

I just finished an interesting read about humans making their way to and around the Americas, called Atlas of a Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America. The author spent time visiting and wandering around North American paleoindian sites, trekking through or imagining himself inhabiting these spaces

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-12-15 22:00:00

Wyoming added to national addiction resource database

CHEYENNE – A national nonprofit focused on fighting addiction has created a database for Wyomingites looking to start a path to recovery. The Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit Addiction Policy Forum recently updated its Addiction Resource Center website of substance abuse treatment providers with res

WYOMING TRIBUNE-EAGLE - 2018-12-16 12:00:00

State park attendance dips overall but Custer State Park up

Nearly 90,000 less people visited South Dakota State Parks and Recreation Areas in 2018 compared with the year prior but officials say they aren't overly concerned. The state Division of Parks and Recreation provided the numbers to the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Commission during their meeting

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2018-12-15 12:00:00

White River boys topple Cheyenne-Eagle Butte

The White River boys' basketball team moved into semifinal action with a 67-53 win over Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Thursday afternoon in the Lakota Nation Invitational at Barnett Arena.

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2018-12-14 07:15:00

No one hurt after Hill City man's van catches fire near Stratobowl

Members of the Rockerville Volunteer Fire Department work Tuesday to extinguish a vehicle fire at the Stratobowl overlook along U.S. Highway 16. Mark Kuchma, of Hill City, who was driving the 1999 Dodge Caravan, said he pulled over once he saw smoke coming from under the hood. Kuchma said he has own

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2018-12-11 22:21:00

A look back at the Legion Lake Fire one year later

CUSTER, S.D. (KEVN) - Tuesday is the one year anniversary of the spark that became the Legion Lake Fire, eventually ravaging more than 54 thousand acres of Custer State Park. We tell you what fire crews learned from the third largest fire in the history of the Black Hills.

BLACKHILLSFOX.COM - 2018-12-12 01:03:00

PHOTOS: One year since the Legion Lake Fire in Custer State Park, day 1

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the start of the Legion Lake fire, the third-largest wildfire in recorded Black Hills history. It began sweeping through Custer State Park on the morning of Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 and burned 84 square miles before it was fully contained nearly a week later.

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2018-12-11 16:00:00

COLLECTION: Journal coverage of Legion Lake Fire

Today marks the one-year anniversary since The Legion Lake fire, which started on Dec. 11, 2017 and burned 84 square miles before its containment on Dec. 19, 2017, and is the third-largest wildfire in the recorded history of the Black Hills. Here's a look at the Journal's coverage of the fire, and i

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2018-12-11 11:00:00

Stevens wins just one title, but captures RC Invite championship

Utilizing impressive depth from top to bottom, Rapid City Stevens snapped a Pierre three-year title run, and defeated state championship squads from Colorado and North Dakota in the process to take home the team title at the Rapid City Invitational wrestling tournament at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Ce

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2018-12-09 06:00:00

Bronc boys defeat Hill City Rangers

BELLE FOURCHE — Belle Fourche defeated Hill City 61-44 Friday night in the varsity boys' basketball season opener for both teams. "We just kind of relaxed and let the game come to us a little bit more," said Broncs' head coach Clay Pottorff of a second half in which his team scored 40 points. He add

BLACK HILLS PIONEER - 2018-12-08 06:47:00

Belle Fourche girls hold off Hill City

BELLE FOURCHE — Belle Fourche's varsity girls' basketball team claimed a 12-9 scoring edge in the fourth quarter Friday night and defeated Hill City 43-40 in the season opener for both teams.

BLACK HILLS PIONEER - 2018-12-08 06:45:00

Thar’s gold in them thar hills: The search for gold in Wyoming continues for 175 years

WYOMING – Wyoming has never been a state to strike it rich in as far as gold mining, but the Cowboy State does have pockets and people still look for Rare Earth Elements (REE) like gold.

BUCKRAIL.COM - 2018-12-13 22:04:12

Semi Spill Cases and Cases of Beer on to Wyoming Highway [PHOTO]

Did Santa come to Wyoming early this year? This photo on Reddit has got some beer lovers attention. A semi truck on I-80 lost is cargo all over the highway - cases and cases of Budweiser beer. Thankful, no one was seriously hurt in the 10 vehicle pile up, but we did lose some beer along the way.

MYCOUNTRY955.COM - 2018-12-14 00:18:35

Icy Wyoming roads possible cause of fatal crash

On December 11, 2018, a fatal crash occurred at milepost 302 on Interstate 80 near Laramie, Wyoming. Wyoming Highway patrol officials say that around 6:47 pm Tuesday, troopers were dispatched to the area for a motor vehicle crash.

OILCITYWYO.COM - 2018-12-13 17:33:29

These Are The 10 Worst Places To Live In Wyoming For 2019

Join RoadSnacks ▼ Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fifth time ranking the worst places to live in Wyoming.

ROADSNACKS.NET - 2018-12-12 20:11:03

PHOTOS: One year since the Legion Lake fire in Custer State Park

Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of the start of the Legion Lake fire, the third-largest wildfire in recorded Black Hills history. It began sweeping through Custer State Park on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in the morning, and 4,000 acres had been burned as of Tuesday afternoon with the blaze only 7

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2018-12-10 23:00:00

Raider boys rally to stop Lynx

The Rapid City Stevens boys' basketball team rallied from a 19-point first-half deficit and rallied past No. 3 Brandon Valley 63-57 Friday night at Carold Heier Gymnasium. The fourth-ranked Raiders chipped away to cut the lead to seven at halftime and led for much of the second half for the win. Daw

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2018-12-08 06:00:00

Hill City girls hold off Red Cloud

The Hill City girls’ basketball team came back in the second half to pick up a close 61-59 win over the Lady Crusaders for its first win of the season Saturday in Hill City. Red Cloud led 36-29 at halftime and 51-46 going into the fourth quarter. The Rangers led by five late before holding off the L

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2018-12-09 06:00:00

Even the Dogs Get Snow Boots at This Police Department

RAPID CITY, S.D. — A police dog in South Dakota is learning how to walk a beat in snow boots. Video posted by the Rapid City police department shows Jary trying to adjust having the boots on its paws. The dog awkwardly lifts its legs while getting used to the new boots.

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-12-10 12:13:56

One year after Legion Lake Fire, Mines researcher working on fire-risk estimation tool

One year after the massive Legion Lake Fire that burst out of Custer State Park, a scientist at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in Rapid City is part of a team using satellite technology to alert fire managers when fuels are abnormally dry.

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2018-12-10 17:00:00