In Gillette, people point hopefully to the uptick in mining activity as a good sign for the local economy, following a year-long slide.
Longtime Wyoming shooter Dewey Vanderhoff captured this image of a glowing orange sky, courtesy of smoke from the Whit fire and a setting sun, about 15 miles west of Cody.
460 firefighters are employed in Wyoming where a deadly 1937 forest fire generated the idea for smokejumpers.
The spectre of coal’s cracking foundation in Wyoming brought hundreds of miners and community leaders to Casper this week to testify before federal officials about the future of the federal coal leasing program.
Who can travel and who can shut the gate on publicly mapped and maintained roads that cross private property enroute to public lands?