JACKSON (WNE) — Five young people from Arkansas were killed Sunday after a pickup driving the wrong way caused a multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 80 east of Rawlins.
This winter, many of us are excited about cooler temperatures, holiday celebrations and winter activities. On the flip side, it means we’re using more energy to keep our homes warm and bright as the weather turns colder and the days get shorter.
The turn out of people may have been slightly less this year than last because of the icy cold temperatures, however, despite Jack Frost’s extended visit in our neck of the woods, 50-60 volunteers did show up to place 504 wreaths on the grave sites of United States veterans in the Douglas Pa…
Award-winning songwriter, performer and guitar virtuoso, Skip Ewing will perform music from his Christmas and Wyoming albums for a live audience Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Douglas High School auditorium.
Converse County Commissioner Jim Willox testified before the U.S. Senate Nov. 16 as an expert witness regarding the implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) during an Environment and Public Works Subcommittee hearing, Implementing IIJA: Opportunities for Local Juri…
At the intersection of Birch and Fifth Streets, a weathered building that typically goes unnoticed by its community and passersby alike is about to be dubbed the birthplace of a discovery that will change the way paleontologists now view the plesiosaur.
Stage 1 fire restrictions went into effect today, Sept. 8 for all Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland (MBRTB).
Many Converse County residents have noticed the absence of the annual Ranch Rodeo from the Wyoming State Fair lineup this year and with good reason: There isn’t going to be one.
It’s a hot, busy summer in Douglas and it feels considerably busier than usual – just pull into the parking lot at any convenience store or gas station in town and you’ll find it full to the brim almost any time of the day. The vehicles’ plates read like state names listed in a road atlas: C…
This Fourth of July holiday, the Wyoming Highway Patrol is partnering with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for the national Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving awareness campaign to promote sober driving and help keep impaired driver…
Living in Douglas and Glenrock, you’ve undoubtedly heard the sounds on a hot sunny June day before – the deep, thunderous sounds of a cavalcade of motorcycles rolling into town.
CASPER — Hours after a fire burned the inside of a Casper abortion clinic set to open next month, clinic founder Julie Burkhart sat on the tailgate of a red truck parked across the street.
CHEYENNE — Wyoming’s federal and state Republican lawmakers said Wednesday following Tuesday’s mass shooting at a Texas elementary school that gun control laws aren’t the solution to preventing violence.
Editor's note: We have corrected the ticket price to $25, the actual cost to attend the Life Embraced with Becky Lyle Total Transformation workshop Friday evening. We apologize for the error.
Douglas Intermediate and Douglas Upper Elementary students filtered into the gym for a special announcement April 5, told only that a special person was going to be recognized. The buzz and wonder continued to build as they all filed in.
The Hofmann Trucking building on the WYO 59 bypass was completely destroyed last Friday by a large blaze that quickly consumed the metal structure and sent plumes of black smoke high into the sky.
Douglas High School English teacher Robyn Wilkinson worked hard to keep it a secret last week, and it apparently stayed that way . . . up until a special unannounced assembly brought a curious student body to the auditorium to watch four of their classmates be surprised.
Black Hills Energy is seeking approval for a certificate of public convenience/necessity from the Wyoming Public Service Commission to construct an estimated 260-mile, $260 million dollar electric transmission expansion project in eastern Wyoming and in northwestern Nebraska. BHE applied to …
PacifiCorp has filed applications with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in hope of building two separate hydroelectric pumped storage projects outside of Glenrock.
The judge issued a temporary order that expires Thursday at noon, at which time he will rule on whether Gordon can make a decision or if the selection process must remain halted.
The ever-popular cold-water plunge dubbed Jackalope Jumps benefitting Special Olympics are returning to Douglas and across Wyoming this winter.
Former Wyoming Speaker of the House Tom Lubnau and 15 others are suing Gov. Mark Gordon, the Wyoming Republican Party, the party’s chairman and the Wyoming Republican State Central Committee over the recent state superintendent selection process.
The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew by 2,213 over the long holiday weekend, an increase of almost 50% that pushed the total number of active cases over 5,000 for the first time in more than one year.
A group of hospital employees in Douglas and Cheyenne filed a lawsuit Dec. 22 against their respective employers in federal court seeking to halt policies related to Covid-19 vaccinations and testing.
Memorial Hospital of Converse County revised its Covid-19 vaccination policy a third time Monday in light of an ever-shifting national landscape of federal mandates and court injunctions. While it softens the impact on employees from a vaccination-or-termination situation, the new policy doe…
UPDATE – Following the newspaper deadline Tuesday, the hospital released the following email to staff:
Emotions are raw and running high around the healthcare vaccination mandates. That is completely understandable. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, commonly known as CMS, has mandated any medical facility which accepts their payments will have nearly all of their employees vaccin…
Day two of the rally and protest march against the Covid-19 vaccination mandate for healthcare employees began much as day one did, with speeches and chants, but the tone shifted somewhat when Memorial Hospital of Converse County CEO Matt Dammeyer appeared and answered questions from the pro…
Wreaths Across America program officials are hoping to lay fresh balsam pine wreaths on 450 of the 650 veterans’ graves in the Douglas Park Cemetery this holiday season – and you can help by sponsoring a wreath for $15.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Gov. Mark Gordon has announced that Wyoming, along with several other states, will sue the Biden Administration tomorrow over unconstitutional vaccine mandates being imposed on employers with more than 100 employees.
The body of former U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is transported to Gillette's Pronghorn Center on Friday. A visitation was held prior to Enzi's memorial service, which was attended by numerous Wyoming officials including all the members of the state's congressional delegation. (Photo by Mike Moore, Gi…
The Biden administration’s pause on federal drilling leases alarmed the oil and gas industry. But a new report argues that its economic impacts will be negligible — even for Wyoming.