Latest from Tracie Sullivan
Wyoming Rancher, National Cattleman's Beef Association President, Talks Priorities
As president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Cheyenne-area rancher Mark Eisele said he’s in a position to look out for Wyoming ranchers while pushing for national change, like country of origin labeling and death tax reform.
Tracie SullivanFebruary 25, 2024
Rock Springs Teacher Climbs Kilimanjaro, Africa’s Tallest And Most Mysterious Peak
Rock Springs teacher Chris Clifton checked off a bucket list item the day after Christmas when he reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest peak in Africa. As the temperatures plummeted and the weather worsened the higher he got, Clifton thought, "The brutal winter we had in Wyoming last year was worse.”
Tracie SullivanFebruary 25, 2024
Hageman: Border Security And Immigration No. 1 Threat To US
During a town hall meeting in Rock Springs, Wyoming, on Thursday, Harriet Hageman said the growing border crisis is the No. 1 threat to the U.S., and that we’re only months away from having a new president.
Tracie SullivanFebruary 23, 2024
‘Megadrought,’ Big Meat Packers Drive Prices Up For Wyoming Beef
Years of drought and dealing with big meat packing conglomerates has limited the supply of beef available to consumers, driving prices up at grocery stores and record profits for Wyoming ranchers.
Tracie SullivanFebruary 12, 2024
Why Are There Two 9-Ton Easter Island Heads In Rock Springs, Wyoming?
An archaeologist who was a professor at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs once lived on Easter Island and had a theory on how its statues were moved on the island. Nearly 40 years ago, he had two 9-ton stone Moai statues replicated at the college to test his theory.
Tracie SullivanFebruary 11, 2024
Wyoming Farmers Worry Starlink-Connected Tractors Could Hack Their Data
Although the partnership between John Deere and SpaceX to provide satellite terminals for current and future agricultural equipment may sound good on the surface, Wyoming farmers say it is unclear if their data and privacy would be protected.
Tracie SullivanFebruary 09, 2024
Eating Wyoming: Jody’s Diner In Evanston Is Pure 1950s Kitsch With Great Soup
Evanston locals swear by Jody’s Diner, where people actually talk to teach other, the cheesecake is made by a local 80-year-old baking legend and the soup is great. Out of 2,200 online reviews, the average score is an impressive 4.6 stars out of 5.
Tracie SullivanFebruary 04, 2024
Wyoming Ranchers Say They Don’t Want Taxpayer Money, Just Level Playing Field
Wyoming’s legacy ranching operations say a Biden administration proposal to give taxpayer money to smaller beef operations does nothing to level the playing field of an industry dominated by the giant “Big Four” meatpackers.
Tracie SullivanFebruary 04, 2024
13 Wyoming Students Win Scholarships From The Mike Rowe Foundation
13 Wyoming students were awarded apprenticeship and trade school scholarships from the Mike Rowe foundation. Rowe says today's culture has glorified corner office jobs while denigrating the jobs that build the corner office. His foundation aims to change that.
Tracie SullivanFebruary 03, 2024
Forget Tik Tok, This Wyoming Girl Is Influencing With A Sewing Machine
When other teens spend most of their time on their smartphones and other devices, 16-year-old Madi Dunning from Encampment, Wyoming, has become a national champion with her sewing machine.
Tracie SullivanJanuary 27, 2024
Wyoming Ranchers Fear Someone Stole $25,000 Stallion During Big Storm
Fort Bridger ranchers Peggy and Virgil Peterson fear someone took advantage of a recent snow and windstorm to steal Shadow Hawke, a 1,200-pound registered stallion worth $25,000.
Tracie SullivanJanuary 22, 2024
Even With The Risk Of Breaking Through, Wyoming Winter Anglers Love Ice Fishing
Angel Smith loves ice fishing so much that even a potentially deadly fall through the ice didn’t deter him from going back. Despite the harrowing experience, Smith said it gave him an opportunity to educate others.
Mark Heinz & Tracie SullivanJanuary 20, 2024
Life-Size Grinch Stolen From Rock Springs Display For Second Year In A Row
For the second year in a row, someone has Grinch-napped a life-size Grinch from the Rock Springs downtown holiday display.
Tracie SullivanJanuary 03, 2024
What The Heck … Is That Pile Of Teddy Bears In The Middle Of Nowhere Near Kemmerer?
For more than a century, the origins of Teddy Bear Corner near Kemmerer has been a mystery. But it’s become a local landmark with deep connections for locals and visitors.
Tracie SullivanJanuary 01, 2024
Trucker Loses Cat In Nevada, Cat Rescued In Rock Springs, Now Cat Heading To Illinois
After a long-haul trucker lost his cat named Tyler in Nevada, it somehow found its way to Rock Springs, Wyoming. A microchip means he’ll complete an 1,800-mile journey home in Illinois.
Tracie SullivanDecember 31, 2023
Vacant For 40 Years, Father-Son Duo Save Historic 130-Year-Old Opal Mercantile
After languishing in vacancy for 40 years, the historic Opal Mercantile in southwest Wyoming was on the verge of demolition when a father and son bought the building and are now restoring it.
Tracie SullivanDecember 30, 2023
Mayor: Evanston Needs Giant Semi Parking Lot Because Utah Won’t Close I-80 During Storms
Despite some opposition in the city council, Evanston’s mayor and other local officials say they welcome a new WYDOT 365-space semitruck parking facility. It’s needed, they say, because Utah won’t close I-80 on its side during storms.
Tracie SullivanDecember 21, 2023
Rock Springs Pushes For More Local Comments On Controversial BLM Plan
In a final push before a Jan. 16 deadline, Sweetwater County officials are organizing people to submit comments on a controversial BLM plan that some say will devastate local energy industries.
Tracie SullivanDecember 19, 2023
Green River Man Receives Highest Civilian Honor For Heroism
Ryan Pasborg, a Wyoming oil field worker who saved a woman and her young son from a burning home has been awarded the Carnegie Medal, North America’s highest civilian honor for heroism.
Tracie SullivanDecember 18, 2023
Retired Wyoming Investigator Is The Expert’s Expert On Rare And Vintage Guns
Dick Blust of Rock Springs spent 30 years solving crimes, now the retired sheriff’s investigator has built a reputation as the expert’s expert when it comes to researching rare and vintage guns.
Tracie SullivanDecember 17, 2023
Evanston Officials Angry Over WYDOT Plan To Build Giant Parking Lot For Semis Off I-80
Some Evanston City Council members are angry that the State of Wyoming is building a gigantic parking lot for 365 semi-trucks off of I-80 in Evanston. They say they were never asked about it and it will make their city look like a giant truck stop.
Tracie SullivanDecember 13, 2023