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Sungrow supplies inverters for Wyoming's first utility-scale solar plant

Wyoming, known for Yellowstone National Park, has strict regulations on the environmental protection. Once this project is completed, the 80-MW system can meet the daily electricity demand of local residents, reduce the dependence on gas and thermal power and improve energy structure effectively.


Judge in Montana to decide on grizzly bear hunts in Idaho, Wyoming

Boris the dog encourages two young grizzly bears to leave his farm in Dutton, Mont. Owners, Ron and Becky Rosholt, describe their surprise when the bears visited their farm during the Memorial Day weekend. Grizzly bear sightings on prairies east of the Rocky Mountain Front are on the rise, which has


Wyoming Republican Party Releases Statement About Laramie Fire

"The Wyoming Republican Party condemns the forced entry and vandalism that took place last week at the Albany County Republican office. We applaud the Federal Bureau of Investigation for involved with the investigation of this erroneous crime. Furthermore, after learning the space above the office i


Rawlins woman finds success at Job Corps

In this Aug. 29, 2018 photo, Quincie Somervold works on a laptop at the Job Corps office in Rawlins, Wyo. She recently returned from the Wind River Job Corps Center in Riverton, Wyo., with a high school diploma and state recognition (Mathew McKay/The Rawlins Daily Times via AP)Mathew McKay


Wyoming Is Not As 'Square' As You Might Think

Have you ever had that teacher who drills you for every missed detail? You write up the report about your home state, and the teacher points out every little mistake. Well, this map points out that Wyoming is not as "square" as we thoughtIf we are being technical here, it is a rectangle, and if we f


Diamonds Found At Cedar Mountain, Wyoming

Drilling for diamonds at Cedar Mountain, Wyoming. All kinds of diamond indicator minerals were discovered at Cedar Mountain and led to discovery of breccia pipes later interpreted as diamondiferous lamprophyres. Due to the extensive diamond indicator mineral anomaly in this region, there must be sev


This Historic Park Is One Of Wyoming's Best Kept Secrets

The giant hills, cliffs, and bluffs that are splattered throughout the park are impressive and breathtaking, and provide a great backdrop for the manmade reservoir.


CWD-Positive Bull Elk Found in Wyoming Elk Hunting Zone

Wyoming first detected CWD in 1985, as elk andmule deerhave reportedly carried the disease throughout the state. Two years ago, the disease surfaced in amule deer in the city limits of Cody, about 30 miles to the north of Meeteese. Officials also found CWD in a deer west of Cody in the Wapiti valley


Wyoming Man Still Missing After 6 Days

Fremont County authorities are asking for help from the public in locating a missing Arapahoe resident who has not been seen in nearly a week.Jose Dejesus Pereda is described as a 70-year-old man standing 5'7" tall and weighing 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray/black flannel long-sleeve sh


WYOMING | Aquatic invasive species check stations close for the season | Conservation - DNR

CHEYENNE,WYOMING– Boating season in Wyoming is coming to a close and so are the Wyoming Game and Fish Department aquatic invasive species check stations. Check stations throughout the state close on Sept. 15. However, it is a requirement that any watercraft transported into Wyoming from March 1 thr


Wyoming DCI Busts Casper-Area Meth Ring; 8 Arrested

Eight people were arrested Thursday after agents of the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and Casper police officers executed a search warrant at a home on Casper's west side, the latest development in a long-running drug trafficking investigation.Arrested were 40-year-old Brennan Capellas,


In confronting sex abuse, a Wyoming bishop confronts a powerful foe: his predecessor

By Rosa Flores and Kevin Conlon CNNCHEYENNE, Wyoming (CNN) -- The Catholic Church is facing a reckoning today in large part due to a damning Pennsylvania grand jury investigation released last month.But more than a year before that bombshell report dropped, another reckoning was already taking place


Hutson: Voting for what we love in Wyoming

If I close my eyes, I can see the yellow glow fill the classroom. The 1960s paned windows of Worland High School occasionally let in just enough light that some teachers could get away with not turning on the harsher fluorescent lighting. I remember that the windows gave the room a yellowish-orange


Wyoming’s largest newspaper comes to a crossroads | WyoFile

Casper Star-Tribune union leaders say they’re skeptical of Lee Enterprise’s commitment to journalism. As such, the journalists see forthcoming negotiations with Lee Enterprises, the publicly-traded corporation that owns the state’s largest newspaper, as an exchange that pits reporting in Wyoming pub


TNN | Recent Valuation: Genesee And Wyoming (NYSE: GWR)

The stock has a market cap of $5.3b with 60.1m shares outstanding, of which the float is 57.5m shares. Trading volume reached 127,530 shares compared to its average volume of 474,512 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity isgood.


Plymouth, Minn. man mauled by grizzly bear in Wyoming

Cody, Wyo. (KMSP)- A Plymouth, Minnesota man suffered severe injuries after he was mauled by grizzly bear while backpacking in Wyoming Sunday.


Why Does Wyoming Gov' Have A Transparency Issue? [VIDEO]

Gubernatorial candidateshave complained about Wyoming state transparency.State legislators as well.Out of state news reports havegiven Wyoming an "F"for transparency. So why does the state have this problem?Most of the complains revolve around how the state and local governments in Wyoming spend on


Colorado Woman Pleads Guilty to Meth Charge in Wyoming

A 45-year-old Colorado woman has pleaded guilty to felony possession of methamphetamine in Wyoming.Lisa Renchentered the plea Thursday inLaramie County District Courtas part of a deal with prosecutors.Rench and her ex-boyfriend, Traquevis Hardy, were arrested on May 13 afterWyoming troopersrespondin


Transformer fire in Wyoming County leads to temporary road closure

On September 9, 2018, Wyoming County dispatchers were told of the blaze, which is located about one mile up from Kopperston Road and Route 85 in Oceana. Oceana Firefighters and AEP crew members were called to the scene.


Wyoming Whiskey partners with international company

Wyoming Whiskey distiller Sam Mead, of Jackson, son of co-owners Brad and Kate Mead, checks on a whiskey during the distilling process at their business in Kirby in 2017.Josh Galemore, Star-Tribune