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Grand Teton park to outshine bigger Yellowstone for eclipse.

Its jagged, soaring peaks rise high over northwest Wyoming, but Grand Teton National Park is always in the shadow of its world-renowned neighbor, Yellowstone National Park. But thanks to the … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Wall Street Journal's 'Coal Makes a Comeback' is real fake journalism.

On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal's editorial board lauded Trump for making coal barons dreams come true. Not long ago liberals hailed the demise of coal as inevitable while the Obama Administration strangled the industry with regulation. But don't look now, Tom Steyer, because coal is showing signs of a revival and ...

- Daily Kos - US

Businesses offering exclusive events for once-in-a-lifetime eclipse.

Wyoming and Idaho offer a scenic backdrop for Monday's eclipse. Visitors have many interesting ways to see it, and businesses...

- Deseret News - US

Forest rangers, fire crews brace for eclipse watchers to descend on US West.

SALMON , Aug 18 — Forest rangers and fire managers across the US West will be on high alert as motorists flock to Oregon, Idaho and Wyoming for next week's total solar eclipse, clogging roads and straining scarce resources at the height...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Yellowstone supervolcano could power America's future: scientists.

Electric cars and smartphones of the future could be powered by supervolcanoes like Yellowstone after scientists discovered that ancient deposits within them contain huge reservoirs of lithium—a chemical element used to make lithium-ore batteries, supplies of which are increasingly dwindling. Lithiu...

- The Raw Story - US

Forest rangers and firefighters are bracing for a flood of eclipse watchers around the US.

Thomson ReutersSALMON, Idaho - Forest rangers and fire managers across the U.S. West will be on high alert as motorists flock to Oregon, Idaho and Wyoming for next week's total solar eclipse, clogging roads and straining scarce resources at the height of summer wildfire season. The rare spectacle of the moon passing ...

- Business Insider - US

Forest rangers, fire crews brace for eclipse watchers to descend on U.S. West.

SALMON, Idaho - Forest rangers and fire managers across the U.S. West will be on high alert as motorists flock to Oregon, Idaho and Wyoming for next week's total solar eclipse, clogging roads and straining scarce resources at the height of summer wildfire season.

- Reuters - US

Forest rangers, fire crews brace for eclipse watchers to descend on US West.

Forest rangers and fire managers across the U.S. West will be on high alert as motorists flock to Oregon, Idaho and Wyoming for next week's total solar eclipse, clogging roads and straining scarce resources at the height of summer wildfire season. The rare spectacle of the moon passing directl...

- The Raw Story - US

Forest rangers, fire crews brace for eclipse watchers to descend on U.S. West.

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho - Forest rangers and fire managers across the U.S. West will be on high alert as motorists flock to Oregon, Idaho and Wyoming for next week's total solar eclipse, clogging roads and straining scarce resources at the height of summer wildfire season. "It's all hands on deck," said U.S. Forest ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Cheyenne Mountain Resort cancels plans to host white nationalist VDare conference after wide criticism.

Sarah Wasko / Media Matters The Colorado resort that was scheduled to host a conference for the white nationalist group VDare has canceled those plans.   As Media Matters reported, VDare recently announced, and started taking reservations for, its April 2018 conference at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, ...

- Media Matters for America - US

T-Mobile US claims world first with launch of 4G in 600 Mhz band.

T-Mobile US announced that it's started deploying the spectrum in the 600 MHz band acquired earlier this year on its LTE network, claiming a world first for 4G services in the frequency band. The company said the first sites were switched on in Cheyenne, Wyoming using Nokia equipment. 

- Telecompaper - NL

Man filmed punching McDonald's employee over fries order

By Cheyenne Roundtree An enraged McDonald's customer was filmed attacking and threatening an employee because he had waited "two hours" for his fries. The unidentified man turned violent over his alleged botched food order at...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Resort Dumps White Nationalist Conference In Wake Of C'Ville Attack

A resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado has cancelled plans to host white nationalist site Virginia Dare’s 2018 public conference. “Cheyenne Mountain Resort will not be hosting the VDARE Foundation in April of next year,” resort spokeswoman Guadalupe Hirt said Wednesday in a statement to TPM. “We remain ...

- TPM News - US

T-Mobile boosts coverage with the first 600MHz LTE network

That cellular equipment you see above may not look like much, but don't dismiss it too quickly -- it could be crucial to the future of wireless data. T-Mobile has switched on the world's first 600MHz LTE sites in Cheynne, Wyoming, promising less cong...

- Engadget - US

Fugitive sought for dumping radioactive oilfield waste

BILLINGS, Mont. " Federal officials say a fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago is being sought for the illegal dumping of radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Yellowstone could power America's electric cars with newly discovered supervolcano lithium

Lithium is increasingly in demand with the growing popularity of electric cars.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Escaped Fugitive Accused of Dumping Radioactive Waste

A fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago has been added to a list of US environmental crimes fugitives and is being sought by investigators for illegally dumping radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota in incidents dating back to 2011, authorities say. James Kenneth Ward, 55, is considered...

- Newser - US

Wyoming school district reschedules first day for eclipse

- Education Week - US

Fugitive on run for four years sought for dumping radioactive oilfield waste since 2011

A fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago has been added to a list of U.S. environmental crimes fugitives and is being sought ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Total solar eclipses of the past and future

Residents in just 10 states—and the many travelers making the trip for the rare chance to view a rare phenomenon—will see the upcoming total solar eclipse in its full totality. But in the years to come, other areas across the country will be blacked out by this celestial alignment. Oregon, Idaho, Wy...

- The Raw Story - US

Fugitive sought for dumping radioactive oilfield waste

Federal officials say a fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago is being sought for the illegal dumping of radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota.

- FOX News - US

Spectators can expect to pay top dollar for rooms with a view of eclipse

Monday's total solar eclipse has triggered an extraordinary explosion of prices for hotel and motel rooms across Wyoming and...

- Deseret News - US

Utah AirMed joins eclipse medical effort

For the first time ever, the University of Utah plans to activate an extra medical helicopter and preposition it in Wyoming...

- Deseret News - US

Yellowstone Supervolcano: Map Shows Ground Deformation Around Caldera Over Last Two Years

A map showing how the ground around the Yellowstone supervolcano has deformed over the last two years has been released by the U.S. Geological Survey. In this time, the ground around the Norris Geyser Basin rose by just under 3 inches, while there was a downdropping of the earth within the Yellowstone caldera. The uplift ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Map Shows Ground Movement at Yellowstone Supervolcano

The map shows changes in the elevation around the caldera between 2015 and 2017.

- Yahoo! News - US

Overtourism in Yellowstone Will Make it Harder to Visit in a Few Years

National Park Service officials are smartly and preemptively preparing for the impact of overtourism. -Deanna Ting

- Skift - US

Idaho, Wyoming prepare for eclipse invasion

In a dozen states, some jurisdictions have issued disaster declarations anticipating huge crowds for the Aug. 21 eclipse....

- Deseret News - US

Sage grouse conservation changes draw mix of praise, alarm

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — President Donald Trump's administration has opened the door to industry-friendly changes to a sweeping plan imposed by his predecessor to protect a ground-dwelling bird across vast areas of the U.S. West.

- Yahoo! News - US

Sage grouse conservation changes praised, provoke alarm

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — President Donald Trump's administration has opened the door to industry-friendly changes to a sweeping plan imposed by his predecessor to protect a ground-dwelling bird across vast areas of the West.

- Yahoo! News - US

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