PacifiCorp sues Wyoming regulators who rejected major electric rate hike

Wyoming’s largest energy supplier sued state regulators Thursday claiming they wrongly reduced a rate hike by disregarding federal requirements. Filed in U.S. District Court by PacifiCorp, …

Snowpacks remain near median

COKEVILLE — The past month of April snowpacks’ Snow Water Equivalents (SWE) have started to melt in the lower elevations. The higher elevation snowpacks gained some SWEs but for the most …

Residents receive 10 times the services than they pay for

SHERIDAN — For every dollar in taxes paid by the average family of four in Sheridan County, that same family receives $10.31 in services from the state, city, county and school district. A …
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Wyoming Hunger Initiative partners with Trona Valley CU to alleviate school meal debt in southwest Wyoming

First Lady Jennie Gordon’s Wyoming Hunger Initiative and Trona Valley Federal Credit Union partnered to alleviate school meal debt in Sweetwater and Uinta counties recently. The amount of debt eliminated totaled $18,063 across five school districts.

CHEYENNE — First Lady Jennie Gordon’s Wyoming Hunger Initiative and Trona Valley Federal Credit Union partnered to alleviate school meal debt in Sweetwater and Uinta counties recently. …

Open house set for restored Joss House

Wooden carvings that hung on either side of the door to the original Joss House are now displayed in a glass case.

EVANSTON — “If it were not for the Joss House, the history of Evanston’s Chinatown would be lost,” Uinta County Museum Director Kay Rossiter said. “We are so pleased …

This Week in Uinta County (May 22, 2024)

Monday, May 13-18 Spring Cleanup The City of Evanston hosts spring cleanup at 591 Union Rd. Drop off yard waste, including tree branches and leaves; metals, dishwashers, aluminum, steel, …

Local sports

Evanston High School senior Kai Barker won the high jump over the weekend at the 4A State Track and Field Championships in Casper, clearing a height of 6 feet, 6 inches.

Red Devils Kai Barker finished fourth in the 110 hurdles, posting a time of 14.98. Barker won the high jump, clearing a height of 6 feet, 6 inches; he also finished third in the 300 hurdles, with a time of 40.16.

Red Devils 2nd, Lady Devils 4th at Regionals

The Evanston High School track and field teams enjoyed quite a bit of success at last weekend’s 4A West Regional Track Meet in Rock Springs, with the Red Devils placing second as a team, and …
Gideon Stahl runs the first leg of the record-breaking 4x800 relay Saturday at the 4A West Regional Meet in Rock Springs.

Chasing History: Red Devils 4x800 team breaks record

When this year’s incarnation of the Red Devils 4x800 relay team met their 1984 counterparts last fall as part of the Evanston High School Homecoming festivities, it was difficult for the …
Red Devil thrower Kenyen Muir placed 60th in the shot put at the BYU Invite over the weekend, with a toss of 43 feet, 1.25 inches.

EHS track and field competes at BYU Invite

The Evanston High School track and field teams were back in Utah over the weekend competing at the PACS BYU Invitational in Provo, turning in solid performances amongst a stacked field of 132 teams …
The Evanston High School soccer teams closed out the regular season on the road at Casper over the weekend, with both the Red Devils and Lady Devils going 0-2 against Kelly Walsh and Natrona County. …
EVANSTON — Enjoying some sunny (though, at times, windy) conditions last Tuesday, the Evanston High School track and field team welcomed seven teams from around the area for the Rick and Wendy …
Cheered on by athletes from all of the other schools competing, members of the Evanston Special Olympics track and field team run the 100 meter dash on Tuesday, April 23, during the Rick and Wendy …

1 in 5 Americans 65 and older still in workforce

Uinta County Museum Director Kay Rossiter stands near the Blyth & Fargo display at the museum in Evanston.
EVANSTON — According to the Pew Research Center, roughly one in five Americans age 65 and older (19%) were employed in 2023. That number is nearly double the share of those who were working …

A bittersweet Mother’s Day

EVANSTON — This Mother’s Day will be bittersweet for Evanston’s Mariaha Hornedo — it marks her fifth as a mother, but also the last one she’ll spend with her daughter …
Wyoming News
Experts: Medicaid expansion critical to saving Wyoming’s health care industry
CHEYENNE — Casper resident Angie Dax sat on the edge of her bed with a bottle of pills in her hand. She resisted the urge to swallow the entire container. Her parents had just lost her …
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Kemmerer babysitter found guilty of murder
KEMMERER — In a solemn and sobering — and, at times, quite dramatic — weeklong trial at the Third Judicial District Court in Kemmerer, the haunting details of child abuse and murder …
Refuge, outfitters miles apart on chronic wasting disease
JACKSON — About an hour into a meeting two weeks ago about the future of feeding on the National Elk Refuge, biologists and outfitters hit an impasse. The disagreement was about a number, …
Barrasso criticizes Biden admin’s new power plant rule
GILLETTE — A little over a week ago, the Biden administration finalized a rule that compels coal power plants and new natural gas-fired power plants to cut or capture 90% of their climate …
Lawsuit alleging Wyo unconstitutionally underfunds schools heading for trial
Litigation over how Wyoming funds public education is on track for a full trial after a Laramie County district court judge on Wednesday dismissed the state’s request to decide part of the case …
Obituaries
Peggy Lynn Marshall March 1, 1960 – May 10, 2024
Peggy Lynn Marshall, 64, went to heaven Friday, May 10, at Evanston Regional Hospital. Peggy was born March 1, 1960, to Thomas R. Marshall and Dee Ann Heward Marshall in Evanston. She …
Eldon Todd Cluff Dec. 30, 1968 – May 14, 2024
Eldon “Todd” Cluff was born in San Gabriel, California, just eastward from the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. He passed away at his home in Evanston, following a session of acute stomach …
RaeOma Kindler Tingey May 11, 1943 – May 16, 2024
RaeOma Kindler Tingey, 81 years old, of Woodruff, Utah, passed away Thursday, May 16, with many cherished memories of family and friends.She was born May 11,1943, to Alvin Kindler and Dorothy Fair in …
Jolayne B. Walker Nov. 24, 1935 – May 15, 2024
Jolayne B. Walker passed peacefully from mortal life on Wednesday, May 15. Born in the pre-WWII years, she was raised a hard-working farm girl in American Fork, Utah, and through her next 88.5 …
Mickey P. Lawrence Nov. 17, 1949 – May 16, 2024
Mickey P. Lawrence, 74, of Evanston, passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, May 16. Mickey was born on Nov. 17, 1949, to Mack M. and Rose (Smith) Payne in Salt Lake City. Mickey worked …
Opinion

Defending Wyoming’s access to our public lands

In Wyoming, we have always relied on access to America’s public lands for our way of life and our livelihood. It is essential for energy and mineral development, ranching and agriculture, …

Sommers seeks state senate seat

Hello, residents of Wyoming Senate District 14. I am seeking the Republican nomination for SD-14 in the primary election on Aug. 20. This decision comes after much reflection and with a deep …
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As a lifelong Wyoming hunter, I, like so many others I’ve spoken to since, was totally disgusted when I first read the news stories and saw the images of the torture and killing of a young wolf …
Editor: Veterans, be sure to renew your property tax exemptions by May 28, at the Uinta County Assessor’s Office. Remind other veterans or your tax will go up, along with your mortgage …
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Uinta Coounty Herald Legals, May 22, 2024
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC UCSD #1 SURPLUS SALE UCSD#1 will be selling the following 4-wheelers as surplus (separately). RED 2011 CANAM, RED 2007  POLARIS SPORTSMAN 700, GREEN 2007 YAMAHA …
Uinta County Herald Legals May 15, 2024
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Uinta County Herald Legals, May 1, 2024
INVITATION TO BID Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of the City of Evanston-Evanston Roundhouse Trailhead Access Improvement Project will be received by the City of Evanston, Wyoming at …
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Boomers have a drug problem, but not the kind you might think

Baby boomers – that’s anyone born in the U.S. between 1946 and 1964 – are 20% of the population, more than 70 million Americans. Decades ago, many in that generation experimented with drugs that were both recreational and illegal. …

Since the first cellphone came out in the '80s, how have they changed?

Spokeo dove into news sources like CNN, data from researchers like Pew Research Center, and online encyclopedias to uncover the history of cellphones.

Wildfire smoke is back – fires burning across Canada are already triggering US air quality alerts in the Midwest and Plains

Dozens of wildfires are burning across Canada in May 2024 and sending unhealthy smoke blowing into the northern U.S. again. At the same time, the southeastern U.S. is getting smoke from Mexico, where …

7 things your dog wants you to know about separation anxiety

(BPT) - Have you ever looked at your dog’s big sweet eyes and wondered, “What is going on inside your head?” If your answer is yes, you’re not alone. While your dog …

Is AI as capable as humans? Here's how far artificial intelligence has come.

Image generation is just one area in which AI use is exploding. Verbit used data from academic research to see how AI is progressing.

A jacket, a coin, a letter − relics of Omaha Beach battle tell the story of D-Day 80 years later

Between the villages of Vierville-sur-Mer and Sainte-Honorine-des-Pertes in Normandy, France, is a 5-mile stretch of beach that was once called Côte d’Or, or “golden coast.” …

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