WYOMING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WYOMING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utahn killed by bear was working alone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58421525-78/stewart-bear-bears-rust.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58421525-78/stewart-bear-bears-rust.html.csp">Utahn killed by bear was working alone</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett Prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T22:58:36.073-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 10:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Utah man likely killed by a bear in Wyoming was a seasonal employee working a new site alone for an Idaho business. While full details of Adam Thomas Stewart’s death have still not been revealed, his boss said the 31-year-old from Virgin, Utah, was an experienced backcountry visitor. “Adam was a very bright individual and talented in many ways,” said Steve Rust, owner of Boise-based Nature’s Capital. Rust reported Stewart missing Sept. 7. “We very saddened by this event,” he said. “Adam was ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421525@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:58:36 MDT Bear attack in Wyoming kills Utah man http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58416593-68/bear-stewart-body-research.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58416593-68/bear-stewart-body-research.html.csp">Bear attack in Wyoming kills Utah man</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brett Prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T10:07:46.41-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 10:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Officials from Wyoming’s Game and Fish Department confirmed late Monday that a 31-year-old Utah man had been killed by a bear. The body of Adam Thomas Stewart, 31, was found adjacent to two deer carcasses that bears had been feeding on in Bridger-Teton National Forest. A release from the Wyoming wildlife agency said Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan “indicated the pathologist’s preliminary report stated the individual suffered blunt force trauma from a probable bear bite.” Evidence collected at...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416593@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:07:46 MDT Court blocks pollution rules for Wyoming power plants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58395240-79/wyoming-court-epa-pollution.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58395240-79/wyoming-court-epa-pollution.html.csp">Court blocks pollution rules for Wyoming power plants</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BEN NEARY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T19:06:16.323-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 07:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can’t force several Wyoming power plants to install new pollution-control equipment while the state’s legal challenge to federal regulations plays out in court, an appeals court panel ruled Tuesday. Wyoming has proposed less stringent pollution controls on coal-fired power plants than those the EPA says are required to reduce regional haze in national parks and wilderness areas. Wyoming has appealed the federal agency’s rejection of aspects of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583952402014-09-09T19:06:16.323-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T19:06:16.323-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58395240@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:06:16 MDT Wyoming appeals Oregon’s rejection of coal port http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393157-79/coal-oregon-river-port.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393157-79/coal-oregon-river-port.html.csp">Wyoming appeals Oregon’s rejection of coal port</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BEN NEARY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T12:29:01.538-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 12:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne • Wyoming is appealing Oregon’s recent decision to deny an application to build a coal terminal at the Port of Morrow, on the Columbia River. Wyoming, the nation’s largest coal-producer, has been pressing for access to ports to export coal to Asia, but it has run into stiff opposition in the Northwest. Gov. Matt Mead said Monday that Oregon’s decision last month to block an application from a subsidiary of Ambre Energy, an Australian company, to build the terminal at the Port of Morrow ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583931572014-09-09T12:29:01.538-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T12:29:01.538-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393157@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 12:29:01 MDT New video game set in Wyoming wilderness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323837-68/game-video-wyoming-firewatch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323837-68/game-video-wyoming-firewatch.html.csp">New video game set in Wyoming wilderness</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T22:55:02.219-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Laramie, Wyo. • Two former Wyoming residents have created a videogame that centers around a park ranger stationed in a watchtower in the Shoshone National Forest wilderness with plot and dialogue based on real places within the state. “Firewatch” is the first video game to be released by a small game developer in San Francisco called Campo Santo. The game is the creation of designer and programmer Nels Anderson and designer and writer Sean Vanaman. They hope to release it in mid-2015. Anderson ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583238372014-08-21T22:55:02.219-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T22:55:02.219-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58323837@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:55:02 MDT Reasons differ, but Wyoming and China agree on cutting CO2 from coal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58304490-68/china-coal-wyoming-carbon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58304490-68/china-coal-wyoming-carbon.html.csp">Reasons differ, but Wyoming and China agree on cutting CO2 from coal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dustin Bleizeffer</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Wyofile.com</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T22:22:54.683-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 10:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Casper, Wyo. • Four Wyoming lawmakers came away from a recent trip to China with a deeper perspective on China’s CO2 emissions policy, and what it means to Wyoming’s coal industry. For some of the lawmakers, it’s a perspective that runs counter to the assumption behind a long-standing political dogma among Wyoming leaders. The dogma is simple: China isn’t cutting CO2 emissions, so why should we?: “There is a sense here (in Wyoming) that they (China) just don’t care, and they’re going to develop...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58304490@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:22:54 MDT Letter: Utah could be an energy innovator if leaders wanted http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58285444-82/solar-energy-utah-leadership.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58285444-82/solar-energy-utah-leadership.html.csp">Letter: Utah could be an energy innovator if leaders wanted</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T11:41:19.734-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 11:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The other day I noticed a small note in the Tribune that Wyoming has given approval to a wind farm. Evidently, the Industrial Siting Council of Wyoming had the good sense and mind you, without a single negative vote, to give approval to a 1,000-turbine wind farm that will produce enough energy to power 1 million homes. Yes, that is one million! I also read Andrea Brunelle’s column (“Just pay the fee and go solar,” August 10) describing her venture into solar energy and the good fortune she had i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285444@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:41:19 MDT Dig this: Ancient bones found in Wyoming cave http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58273070-68/cave-breithaupt-bones-ancient.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58273070-68/cave-breithaupt-bones-ancient.html.csp">Dig this: Ancient bones found in Wyoming cave</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MEAD GRUVER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T15:49:02.702-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 03:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • North American lions, cheetahs and short-faced bears: Those are just a few fearsome critters from 25,000 years ago paleontologists already might have found in their first excavation of a bizarre northern Wyoming cave in 30 years. Good fossils also come in small packages: Exquisite rodent bones best examined by microscope, or even snippets of genetic material from long-extinct species, could be in their haul. “They’re very excited about the potential for what they’ve found. The a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582730702014-08-07T15:49:02.702-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T15:49:02.702-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58273070@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:49:02 MDT Grouse measures defer drilling in much of Wyoming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58260687-68/grouse-wyoming-sage-blm.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58260687-68/grouse-wyoming-sage-blm.html.csp">Grouse measures defer drilling in much of Wyoming</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MEAD GRUVER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T09:10:53.344-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 09:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • The total area of federal oil and gas leases deferred in Wyoming to protect the greater sage grouse — ahead of next year’s expected decision on whether the bird is a threatened or endangered species — substantially exceeds the combined size of Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, U.S. Bureau of Land Management figures show. In Wyoming, the 2,864 leases deferred in whole or in part to protect sage grouse cover 3.5 million acres, or 5,500 square miles. They include 40 leas...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582606872014-08-05T09:10:53.344-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T09:10:53.344-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260687@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:10:53 MDT Horse racing: Forestry’s Delight wins Hank Mills Memorial at Wyoming Downs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254469-77/delight-forestry-downs-hank.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254469-77/delight-forestry-downs-hank.html.csp">Horse racing: Forestry’s Delight wins Hank Mills Memorial at Wyoming Downs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T23:10:13.373-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • Forestry’s Delight led all the way and raced to an easy nine-length win Saturday in the $9,400 Hank Mills Memorial Stakes at Wyoming Downs. Sent off as the 2-to-1 second choice in the wagering, Forestry’s Delight covered five furlongs in 56.49 seconds under jockey Oscar Cervantes. Make More Money, the favorite in the seven-horse field, finished fifth. Owned by Charles Kowitz and trained by Nicole Simpson, Forestry’s Delight won for the eighth time in 15 career starts. The winner...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58254469@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:10:13 MDT Horse racing: Apply captures feature at Wyoming Downs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230755-77/apply-downs-feature-finished.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230755-77/apply-downs-feature-finished.html.csp">Horse racing: Apply captures feature at Wyoming Downs</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:36:09.885-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • Apply stalked the early pace, opened a clear lead the stretch and held off Thirteengoldhearts on Sunday to win the $8,000 allowance feature at Wyoming Downs. Owned by Nancy Hoffman and Linda Holson and trained by Chet Child, Apply was sent off at 9-to-2 in the wagering and finished one-half length in front of Thirteengoldhearts. Even-money favorite Sapata showed speed out of the gate but faded and finished sixth in the seven-horse field. Apply, a 6-year-old Kentucky-bred son of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58230755@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:36:09 MDT Wyoming Downs: Wilmas Alright Now breezes to victory http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227963-77/alright-wilmas-downs-wyoming.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227963-77/alright-wilmas-downs-wyoming.html.csp">Wyoming Downs: Wilmas Alright Now breezes to victory</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T17:08:32.525-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 05:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • Wilmas Alright Now surged to the lead shortly after the start and raced to an overpowering victory Saturday in the $30,650 Gary Waite 89-and-Under Stakes at Wyoming Downs. Ridden by jockey Tyson Lusk, Wilmas Alright Now covered the 400 yards in a sizzling 19.566 seconds and defeated 2-to-1 betting favorite GL Give Me a Sign by 11/4 lengths. Trained by Michael Monson, Wilmas Alright has now won five of nine starts. The winner’s share of $13,794 bumped the three-year-old’s career...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58227963@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:08:32 MDT