Fire Crews Report to Wildland Fire on I-80

UPDATE-- As of 6:40 pm, Chief Kitchner said the fire was officially contained to 30 acres. The cause is still under investigation....

Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Deer West of Continential Divide

CHEYENNE-- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department confirmed chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer hunt area 152, approximately 12 miles west...

Governor Gordon Launches Invasive Species Initiative

CHEYENNE-- Reflecting his goal of making Wyoming a national leader on combating invasive species, Governor Mark Gordon announced today he has...

Man Suffers Severe Thermal Burns at Yellowstone

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo.-- Late on Sunday, September 29, Cade Edmond Siemers, a 48-year-old U.S. citizen currently living in India, suffered...

Bridger-Teton National Forest Officials Want Campfires Dead Out

WESTERN WYOMING -- The Bridger-Teton National Forest fire and fuels staff are advising National Forest visitors and particularly campers and hunters, to...

BLM to Conduct Aerial Weed Treatments in Sweetwater County

ROCK SPRINGS-- The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) High Desert District will administer weed treatments on 3,000 acres of cheatgrass in and...

New Film Showcases Local Support for Little Mountain in Wyoming’s Sweetwater County

ROCK SPRINGS-- The Greater Little Mountain Coalition released a film today highlighting local support for the conservation of its...

Exploring Wyoming’s Public Lands as a Newcomer

ROCK SPRINGS -- I recently made the move to Rock Springs from Colorado to work for SweetwaterNOW. I did my research, but...

Award-Winning Writers Carine McCandless and Annette McGivney Coming to Western’s Campus for Readings and...

ROCK SPRINGS -- Western Wyoming Community College will host Carine McCandless and Annette McGivney on campus October 15, with a joint reading...

Pronghorn Fawn Production Low in Green River Region

GREEN RIVER-- Pronghorn herds in the Green River Region saw very low fawn production in 2018 due to drought and increased mortality...