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AFTON (WNE) — According to information from the Yellowstone National Park Communications Office, a 34-year old male from Colorado Springs, Colorado was gored by a bull bison near Giant Geyser at Old Faithful on June 27.

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CASPER — A nonprofit government watchdog organization filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission last week against a brand new Wyoming-based limited liability company that made a $50,000 donation to a super PAC working to unseat Rep. Liz Cheney. 

For years, Wyoming’s school capital construction account was primarily funded by federal coal lease bonus revenues. 

“Those have essentially gone away,” Senior School Finance Analyst Matthew Willmarth with the Legislative Service Office told the Select Committee on School Facilities at an interim meeting in Casper this week.

Twenty members of the Legislature released a letter Monday opposing any form of gun control. A second letter written by the House Freedom Caucus also pushed back on attempts by Congress to implement new gun restrictions. 

LARAMIE — A few dozen LGBTQ community members and supporters gathered outside the University of Wyoming Student Union on Friday evening to reflect on a local legacy of violence and look toward a future they hope will be better. 

William Elijah, the subject of a 19-hour search by law enforcement, has been arrested and faces 27 years in prison and $28,345 in fines after being charged with three felonies and six misdemeanors. 

JACKSON —A few hours before her house was pulled into the Yellowstone River by raging floodwaters, Katy Canetta realized she’d forgotten something: A sketchbook with a drawing of her grandmother who died at age 97 in October, just before Canetta moved from Jackson Hole to Montana to work for…

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With only a year and change left to complete his five-year commitment to the U.S. Marine Corps, Cpl. Seth Rasmuson had begun to make plans for his post-military life. 

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POWELL — Unprecedented rain, combined with fast melting late season snow, has flooded nearby communities and forced the closure and evacuation of Yellowstone National Park and nearby attractions. 

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NEWCASTLE (WNE) — Too many beers and a joke gone wrong led to a domestic dispute call and the arrest of Newcastle Police Chief Samuel Keller, 58, and the Newcastle City Council began the process of finding and hiring a new chief.

SHERIDAN — Due to lack of staffing, the Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center is temporarily shifting urgent care access to primary care walk-in services and limiting patient numbers in some inpatient medical units starting June 13, Sheridan VA officials announced last week. The planned c…

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CASPER — When Brandt Cross was granted parole, he called Monte Henrie. Cross had heard about Henrie from others on the inside. He has a safe place to live while you get back on your feet, they told him. Cross spent four years in prison for drug possession and breaking and entering. If he mes…

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Law enforcement apprehended a subject early Friday morning after warning on Thursday that they were looking for a man in the area of U.S. Highway 16 East. 

CASPER — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Brian Schroeder “strongly maintains” that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s update of its non-discrimination policies “have forced states to comply with the Biden Administrations agenda,” according to a Wednesday statement from the Wyomi…

CODY — The impacts from climate change on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem – some positive but mostly negative – are occurring now, but changes in public policy could lessen the harmful consequences. There’s still time to minimize the damage, two scientists said.

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JACKSON (WNE) — Ed Opler, 89, was walking his dog on June 1 when a moose came out of “nowhere” and knocked him to the ground.

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CASPER — Land use revenue earmarked for Wyoming’s schools dropped for the fifth year in a row, the Legislative Service Office reported Monday. It’s the least the state has earned from activities on school trust lands in at least 15 years. 

SHERIDAN (WNE) — A spot being monitored for a potential landslide on U.S. Highway 14 east of Steamboat Point does not pose safety concerns for motorists, according to the Wyoming Department of Transportation.

Sheridan mental health care provider Northern Wyoming Mental Health Care Center will merge with Volunteers of America Northern Rockies, with official consolidation of the two facilities taking place Sept. 1. 

PINEDALE (WNE) — Six conservation groups submitted a 16-page recommendation to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department on Wednesday, requesting the state begin phasing out 22 state-run feedgrounds where elk are artificially fed each winter.

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Hunters hoping to bag a pronghorn this fall in hunt areas in and around Johnson County might have a harder time drawing a tag. That’s because disease and persistent drought conditions prompted the Wyoming Game and Fish Department to significantly reduce the number of deer and pronghorn licen…

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JACKSON (WNE) — Summer is once again here in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, at least as evidenced by the first bison goring of a visitor to Yellowstone National Park.

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CASPER — Former President Donald Trump told a rapturous crowd of supporters on Saturday to “fire” Rep. Liz Cheney and back his choice to replace her, land attorney Harriet Hageman.