It's a tradition in Sheridan County to wrap up fair week with a pig wrestling contest. Fill a pool with water and bentonite and throw in a pig with pig catchers and besides the mess, you have something to behold.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from environmental groups that sought to block federal coal leases in Wyoming's Powder River Basin on the grounds that burning the coal would contribute to global warming.
It was a busy week for Yellowstone Park Rangers as three accidents in the park resulted in one fatality and significant injuries to others. Carl Dullmaier of Germany, sustained a head injury after being thrown from a horse near Tower Junction.