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Wyoming town evacuated after pipeline hub explosion

The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 4:50pm

OPAL, Wyo. -- A small town in southwest Wyoming was evacuated Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub. There were no reports of injuries.

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Creeping landslide devouring part of Jackson, Wyo.

Matthew Brown, The Associated Press
Apr 21 2014 - 9:54am

JACKSON, Wyo. -- What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed has not hindered the sheer power of the moving earth.

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Slow landslide threatens Jackson, Wyo. homes

Mead Gruver, The Associated Press
Apr 12 2014 - 6:56am

JACKSON, Wyo. -- A slow-motion landslide in Wyoming was tearing one home apart inch by inch and keeping about 60 evacuees from knowing when, or even if, they might be able to move back into theirs.At the foot of the slide zone, two restaurants, a liquor store and a just-built Walgreens remained closed Friday amid a slim but persistent risk the...

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Wyoming Highway Patrol considers Utah drivers the worst speeders

Casper Star-Tribune, Kyle Roerink
Mar 24 2014 - 7:22am

We've all been there. A drive on the wide-open interstate is interrupted by flashing red lights and the blare of a siren.A quick look at the speedometer confirms one thing: the likelihood of a speeding ticket.Whether the run-in occurs in Wyoming or another state, it feels similar to a punch in the gut.And an analysis shows that drivers whose...

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Ex-guard sues Wyoming state prison alleging racist work environment

Casper Star-Tribune, Patrick Simonaitis
Mar 21 2014 - 9:19am

RAWLINS, Wyo. -- An African-American man who was a guard at the Wyoming State Penitentiary is claiming that supervisors at the jail did not do enough to change a racist and discriminatory work environment among staff members at the prison during the roughly three years he worked there.

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Proposed Air Force bomber training complex over Wyo., Mont. concerns ranchers

The Billings Gazette, Tom Lutey
Feb 21 2014 - 10:38am

The Air Force is pushing ahead with controversial plans for a bomber training complex that would include area over portions of northeast Wyoming.

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Carbon monoxide kills Utah father, son camping at Flaming Gorge

The Associated Press
Feb 19 2014 - 8:29am

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. -- A Wyoming sheriff's department says carbon monoxide poisoning has killed a Utah father and son who were camping at Flaming Gorge.

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Storm closes I-80 in Wyoming

Casper Star-Tribune
Feb 8 2014 - 5:21pm

RAWLINS, Wyo -- As of  2 p.m. Saturday, Interstate 80 was closed between Laramie and Rawlins due to winter conditions.

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Wyoming town evacuated after pipeline hub explosion

The Associated Press
Apr 23 2014 - 4:50pm

OPAL, Wyo. -- A small town in southwest Wyoming was evacuated Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub. There were no reports of injuries.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 24 2014 - 7:21am


Creeping landslide devouring part of Jackson, Wyo.

Matthew Brown, The Associated Press
Apr 21 2014 - 9:54am

JACKSON, Wyo. -- What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed has not hindered the sheer power of the moving earth.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 21 2014 - 10:00am


Slow landslide threatens Jackson, Wyo. homes

Mead Gruver, The Associated Press
Apr 12 2014 - 6:56am

JACKSON, Wyo. -- A slow-motion landslide in Wyoming was tearing one home apart inch by inch and keeping about 60 evacuees from knowing when, or even if, they might be able to move back into theirs.At the foot of the slide zone, two restaurants, a liquor store and a just-built Walgreens remained closed Friday amid a slim but persistent risk the...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 14 2014 - 10:16am


Wyoming Highway Patrol considers Utah drivers the worst speeders

Casper Star-Tribune, Kyle Roerink
Mar 24 2014 - 7:22am

We've all been there. A drive on the wide-open interstate is interrupted by flashing red lights and the blare of a siren.A quick look at the speedometer confirms one thing: the likelihood of a speeding ticket.Whether the run-in occurs in Wyoming or another state, it feels similar to a punch in the gut.And an analysis shows that drivers whose...

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GALLERY: Effects of Beetles on Forests in Utah and Wyoming

In this Aug. 1, 2011 photo, Whitebark pine have succumbed to mountain pine beetles through the Gros Ventre area east of Jackson Hole, Wyo.,   A rogue wave of beetles riding on a decade of drought and ever-warmer winters is now cresting here.  (AP Photo/The Salt Lake Tribune, Rick Egan)

The Associated Press
Sep 28 2011 - 10:06am

Effects of Beetles on Forests in Utah and Wyoming

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GALLERY: Bison hunt restored 02-24-11

A bison walks through the snow shortly before being shot and killed, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, near Gardiner, Mont. For the first time in more than 100 years, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon are able to hunt bison just outside Yellowstone National Park, restoring a centuries-old tradition guaranteed by a treaty signed in 1855. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

The Associated Press
Feb 24 2011 - 11:33am

For the first time in more than 100 years, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon are able to hunt bison outside Yellowstone Park, restoring a centuries-old tradition guaranteed by a treaty signed in 1855.

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