U.S. government officials are moving forward with a plan to block new gold mining claims in the mountains north of Yellowstone National Park with Thursday's release of a draft analysis of the proposal's effects on the environment.
The Wyoming House of Representatives has agreed to vet a proposal that advocates for imposing a fee at Yellowstone National Park to help pay for wildlife conservation efforts in the states surrounding the park.
Wyoming's population has dropped for the second year in a row. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that U.S. Census data released on Wednesday show the state has lost more than 6,600 residents since the energy bust began in 2015.
An Idaho man has been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison for impregnating a teenager. The Gillette News Record reported Thursday that as part of his sentence, 35-year-old Timothy Duelke of Shoshone, Idaho will have to pay fines and register as a sex offender