U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney last month introduced a bill to extinguish half the wilderness study acreage in Wyoming to the cheers of some officials and the dismay of supporters of county-level citizen working groups. Perhaps nowhere is the divide so evident as in Sweetwater County, site of more tha…

When people recall their first encounters with Dick Cheney, what they remember probably depends at what time in his life it occurred: whether he was a high school student in Casper, flunking out of Yale, serving as Wyoming’s congressman, running the Pentagon, making millions of dollars as an…

State lawmakers are considering a first-of-its-kind fundraising measure: Charge hikers, bikers, horseback riders and others for using trails. At least one prominent outdoor recreation user group is on board.

It was a rainy day in 2014 when Todd Surovell, an archaeologist working at a nearby dig site, wandered into the Pioneer Museum in Douglas and found a massive mandible, humerus, radius, ulna and teeth lying in a display case. They were mammoth bones.

Jenny Lake climbing rangers recovered the body of Burak Akil on June 25. Akil, a New Jersey resident, was climbing Teewinot Mountain in Grand Teton National Park when — rangers believe — he fell on the descent and slid a long, long way on steep snow and over cliffs. He was climbing alone, we…

If I could, I’d erase two words from the American lexicon: “fake news.” That’s not because it doesn’t exist; there are countless examples of reporting throughout history in which journalists and others have published or broadcast incorrect stories — deliberately or by mistake.

Lilies mark the graves of the unnamed and the forgotten along South Pass. Here, where hundreds of thousands of people passed in covered wagons looking for a better life, the soil is too compact for the flowers to grow naturally; the water won’t drain and the bulbs rot.