WYOMING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WYOMING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Taking a look around the MWC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58525516-55/game-state-yards-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58525516-55/game-state-yards-season.html.csp">Taking a look around the MWC</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T13:58:02.319-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 01:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Want to know how Air Force is feeling after its loss to the Aggies or how CSU's confidence is going into Saturday's game? Time to catch up on the foes and see what is going on in the league in this week's installment of the MWC notebook, courtesy of the league beat writers.MOUNTAIN DIVISIONAIR FORCESpoiler alert - the ball is going to spend a lot of time on the ground at Falcon Stadium yet again this week.Air Force, which boasts the nation's No. 12 running attack, hosts New Mexico and its eighth...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58525516@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:58:02 MDT Wyoming sees increase in heroin deaths http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58518151-68/heroin-wyoming-deaths-drug.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58518151-68/heroin-wyoming-deaths-drug.html.csp">Wyoming sees increase in heroin deaths</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="2014-10-13T22:49:55.602-06:00">Updated Oct 13, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Casper, Wyo. • Heroin use is spreading in Wyoming, following the national trend in which people addicted to prescription painkillers increasingly are turning to the street drug — often with deadly results. Kebin Haller, deputy director of operations for the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, said his agency has reports of seven fatal heroin overdoses so far this year. That’s up from six deaths in all of 2013. There were two fatal overdoses in 2012 and five in 2011. Haller said the fig...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585181512014-10-13T22:49:55.602-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-13T22:49:55.602-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58518151@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:49:55 MDT Four bears identified at Wyoming site where Utah man died http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58508950-78/bears-bear-wyoming-area.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58508950-78/bears-bear-wyoming-area.html.csp">Four bears identified at Wyoming site where Utah man died</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-10T22:46:49.003-06:00">Updated Oct 10, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">DNA evidence at the Wyoming site where a Utah man was killed Sept. 4 shows at least four bears were present. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department finished DNA analysis of specimens collected at the scene near Cub Creek in Fremont County and concluded two male grizzlies, one female grizzly and one male black bear were in the area during or shortly after the attack. “These results corroborate the on-site investigation and identify multiple bears in the area near the time of the encounter, however...</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> 58508950@www.sltrib.com Fri, 10 Oct 2014 22:46:49 MDT Conservative states balk at gay marriage action http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58500312-68/court-marriage-kansas-gay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58500312-68/court-marriage-kansas-gay.html.csp">Conservative states balk at gay marriage action</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROXANA HEGEMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-08T17:06:06.307-06:00">Updated Oct 8, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wichita, Kan. • Following Monday’s unexpected Supreme Court decision not to hear appeals over gay marriage, Julia and Regina Johnson went to the Reno County Clerk’s office to apply for a marriage license. After 16 years and six kids, it was time. They watched as the clerk scratched out the word “man,” explaining that new forms had not yet been printed yet. But the Johnsons live in Kansas, one of several conservative-leaning states seemingly bound by the high court’s decision where officials are ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585003122014-10-08T17:06:06.307-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-08T17:06:06.307-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58500312@www.sltrib.com Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:06:06 MDT USU soccer player earns weekly award http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58497456-55/aggies-player-scored-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58497456-55/aggies-player-scored-state.html.csp">USU soccer player earns weekly award</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-07T14:16:02.361-06:00">Updated Oct 7, 2014 02:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Scocer player Ambryn McCallson was named the Mountain West Soccer Player of the Week by College Sports Madness following the weekend in which she scored two goals, leading the Aggies to wins over Wyoming and Colorado State. McCallson, a senior from Salt Lake City, scored on a free kick against Wyoming then scored in the 84th minute against CSU. She and the Aggies will be back in action Friday against San Jose State at 3 p.m. The Aggies also host Fresno State on Sunday at noon.</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> 58497456@www.sltrib.com Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:16:02 MDT Groups, state oppose wolf management in Wyoming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58470385-68/state-wolves-jackson-wyoming.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58470385-68/state-wolves-jackson-wyoming.html.csp">Groups, state oppose wolf management in Wyoming</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BEN NEARY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T21:49:43.713-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 09:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • Conservation groups are urging a federal judge to not allow the state of Wyoming to regain control of wolves. The groups sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2012. They’re challenging the agency’s acceptance of Wyoming’s wolf management plan, which classifies wolves as predators that can be shot on sight in most areas. “There’s a real disagreement between what the science of wolf management is and what the political decisions are that are being made,” Adrienne Maxwell, a...</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> 58470385@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:49:43 MDT Conservation groups oppose Wyoming wolf management http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58469373-68/wyoming-federal-wolves-conservation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58469373-68/wyoming-federal-wolves-conservation.html.csp">Conservation groups oppose Wyoming wolf management</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="2014-09-29T14:17:01.623-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 02:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • Conservation groups are urging a federal judge not to allow the state of Wyoming to regain control of wolves through a quick, administrative fix. The Defenders of Wildlife, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club and Center for Biological Diversity on Monday told a federal judge wolves in Wyoming should remain protected under the federal Endangered Species Act. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson of Washington, D.C., last week returned wolves in Wyoming to federal cont...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584693732014-09-29T14:17:01.623-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T14:17:01.623-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58469373@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:17:01 MDT Judge reinstates protections for Wyoming wolves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58447678-68/wyoming-wolves-state-wolf.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58447678-68/wyoming-wolves-state-wolf.html.csp">Judge reinstates protections for Wyoming wolves</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="2014-09-23T20:32:01.829-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 08:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • Wyoming wolves are back under federal projection after a ruling Tuesday by a federal judge in Washington, D.C. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson on Tuesday rejected a Wyoming wolf-management plan that had declared wolves unprotected predators that could be shot on sight in most of the state. Her ruling sided with national environmental groups that had argued Wyoming’s management plan afforded insufficient protection for wolves. “We’re thrilled that protections for Wyoming’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584476782014-09-23T20:32:01.829-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T20:32:01.829-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58447678@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:32:01 MDT Wind-power project to include storage caverns in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58447682-68/energy-wind-power-project.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58447682-68/energy-wind-power-project.html.csp">Wind-power project to include storage caverns in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL R. BLOOD</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and MEAD GRUVER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T19:06:02.426-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 07:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Four energy companies proposed an $8 billion project Tuesday that within a decade could send wind power generated on the plains of Wyoming to power-thirsty households in Southern California. The sprawling venture — if approved and financed — would create one of the country’s largest wind farms, a huge energy storage site and a 525-mile electric transmission line connecting them. “This project would be the 21st century’s Hoover Dam,” said Jeff Meyer of Pathfinder Renewable Wind Ene...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584476822014-09-23T19:06:02.426-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T19:06:02.426-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58447682@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:06:02 MDT Los Angeles wind power proposal includes Utah facility http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58446523-79/wind-energy-power-angeles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58446523-79/wind-energy-power-angeles.html.csp">Los Angeles wind power proposal includes Utah facility</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL R. BLOOD and MEAD GRUVER </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T17:03:33.843-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 05:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Four companies proposed an $8 billion project Tuesday that within a decade could send wind energy generated on the plains of Wyoming to power-thirsty households in Southern California. The sprawling project — if approved and financed — would create one of the country’s largest wind farms 40 miles north of Cheyenne, a huge energy storage site inside caverns in a Utah salt formation and a 525-mile electric transmission line connecting them. “This project would be the 21st century’s H...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584465232014-09-23T17:03:33.843-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T17:03:33.843-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446523@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:03:33 MDT Hamas suspects in slaying of Israeli teens killed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58445960-68/wyoming-wolves-israeli-wolf.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58445960-68/wyoming-wolves-israeli-wolf.html.csp">Hamas suspects in slaying of Israeli teens killed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By IAN DEITCH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T19:56:05.477-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 07:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • Wyoming wolves are back under federal projection after a ruling Tuesday by a federal judge in Washington, D.C. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson on Tuesday rejected a Wyoming wolf-management plan that had declared wolves unprotected predators that could be shot on sight in most of the state. Her ruling sided with national environmental groups that had argued Wyoming’s management plan afforded insufficient protection for wolves. “We’re thrilled that protections for Wyoming’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584459602014-09-23T19:56:05.477-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T19:56:05.477-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58445960@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:56:05 MDT Grizzly bear bites hunter in Wyoming; attack http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443345-68/bear-hunter-attack-grizzly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443345-68/bear-hunter-attack-grizzly.html.csp">Grizzly bear bites hunter in Wyoming; attack</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T17:56:02.355-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 05:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • A grizzly bear bit a hunter in an attack in western Wyoming, sending him to a hospital with minor injuries, but officials said Monday they found no link to a bear that killed a man earlier this month. Two elk hunters surprised a female grizzly with two cubs Sunday just north of Dubois. The bear bit one of the hunters on the side, Wyoming Game and Fish Department Regional Wildlife Supervisor Jason Hunter said. The bow hunters fended off the animal with bear spray before one was t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584433452014-09-22T17:56:02.355-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T17:56:02.355-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58443345@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:56:02 MDT 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 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