Latest Wyoming News

Surprise grizzly attack prompts closure of a mountain in Grand Teton

May. 20, 2024 19:20 PM EDT

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — A grizzly bear attacked and seriously injured a man in western Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park, prompting closure of a mountain there Monday. The grizzly was one of two that surprised the 35-year-old man from Massachusetts on Sunday afternoon on Signal...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

May. 20, 2024 14:38 PM EDT

Detroit News. May 18, 2024. Editorial: Lawmakers seek to buy silence of Beydoun critics Lawmakers are hoping to mitigate some of the outrage over a $20 million grant awarded to Democratic crony Fay Beydoun by throwing good money after bad. It’s a very questionable...

US proposes ending new federal leases in nation's biggest coal region

May. 16, 2024 19:00 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday proposed an end to new coal leasing from federal reserves in the most productive coal mining region in the U.S. as officials seek to limit climate-changing greenhouse gas emissions from burning the fuel. The Bureau of Land...

Appeal judges voice doubts about ruling on transgender woman's admission into Wyoming sorority

May. 14, 2024 16:23 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Federal appellate court judges expressed doubt Tuesday about whether they could rule on a transgender woman's admission into a University of Wyoming sorority or if a lower court should continue to hear the case. The admission of Artemis Langford into the Kappa Kappa...

Basketball broadcaster Doug Gottlieb moves into coaching ranks as he takes over Green Bay's program

May. 14, 2024 16:20 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Longtime basketball radio analyst Doug Gottlieb will make his college head coaching debut next season at Green Bay. Green Bay announced Tuesday that Gottlieb will take over for Sundance Wicks, who left the Phoenix after one year to take over Wyoming’s...

Biden blocks Chinese-backed crypto mining firm from land ownership near Wyoming missile base

May. 13, 2024 18:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday issued an order blocking a Chinese-backed cryptocurrency mining firm from owning land near a Wyoming nuclear missile base, calling its proximity to the base a “national security risk.” The order forces the divestment of property...

US blocks Chinese-backed crypto miner from owning land near Wyoming nuclear missile base

May. 13, 2024 16:25 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — US blocks Chinese-backed crypto miner from owning land near Wyoming nuclear missile base.

Sundance Wicks returns to Wyoming as basketball coach after a year at Green Bay

May. 12, 2024 19:07 PM EDT

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has hired former Cowboys basketball assistant Sundance Wicks away from Green Bay to fill its head coaching vacancy. Wicks went 18-14 and staged a remarkable turnaround in his lone season at Green Bay after spending three years as a Wyoming assistant on...

2024 South Carolina General Assembly session may be remembered for what didn't happen

May. 09, 2024 19:31 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The 2024 regular session of the South Carolina General Assembly ended Thursday and will perhaps be better remembered for the things that didn’t pass. South Carolina remains one of just two states along with Wyoming to not have a hate crimes bill. A proposal...

US House votes to remove wolves from endangered list in 48 states

Apr. 30, 2024 19:02 PM EDT

The U.S. House voted Tuesday to end federal protection for gray wolves, approving a bill that would remove them from the endangered species list across the lower 48 states. A handful of Democrats joined with Republicans in passing the bill. The measure now goes to the Senate, but it...