wyoming

Bureau of Land Management cave specialist Bryan McKenzie rappels into Natural Trap Cave in north-central Wyoming during a cleanup expedition. (AP Photo/Bureau of Land Management)

Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America’s most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of tens of thousands of animals piled […]

07/24/2014

A house breaks apart as a slow-moving landslide in Jackson, Wyo. advances downhill on Friday, April 18. 2014. The slide has cut off access to a 60-person neighborhood and has threatened town utilities, including a water line. (AP Photo/Jackson Hole News and Guide, Angus M. Thuermer Jr)

Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — No one can say when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it’s going to take a piece […]

04/19/2014

In this Feb. 11, 2014 photo, steam rises from the stacks of Basin Electric's Laramie River Station coal-fired power plant near Wheatland, Wyo.  The House Minerals, Business and Economic Development Committee advanced a joint resolution Monday, Feb. 24, that would call on Congress to require the Environmental Protection Agency to respect the state's primacy in setting guidelines to regulate carbon dioxide emissions. (AP Photo/The Casper Star-Tribune, Alan Rogers)

Wyoming top in CO2 per person amid new regulations

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Turns out the worst state for carbon dioxide emissions per person isn’t smoggy California or bustling New York, but a place famous for its big, clear skies: Wyoming. But regulating greenhouse […]

02/27/2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel greets an airman from the 20th Air Force 90th Missile Wing during a trip to F.E. Warren Air Force Base on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 in Cheyenne, Wyo. It was the first time since 1982 that a defense secretary has visited the nuclear missile base. (AP Photo/Wyoming Tribune Eagle, Blaine McCartney)

Nuclear launch officers tied to narcotics probe

F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. (AP) — Hoping to boost sagging morale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made a rare visit Thursday to an Air Force nuclear missile base and the men and women who […]

01/09/2014

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That health care law, by the numbers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government churns out tons of numbers, but here’s one you won’t see: 0.0002. That’s the percentage of estimated online visitors to healthcare.gov who actually signed up for coverage the first day. […]

12/27/2013

This NOAA satellite image taken Thursday, October 03, 2013 at 11:00 AM EDT shows a developing storm in the Northern Rockies is generating clouds with rain showers and snow across the Upper Mississippi Valley and Northern and Central Plains into the Northern Rockies and Intermountain West. Fair conditions exist across the remaining regions. (AP PHOTO/WEATHER UNDERGROUND)

Heavy snow, thunderstorms moving into Midwest

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Powerful storms crawled into the Midwest on Friday, dumping heavy snow in South Dakota, spawning a tornado in Nebraska and threatening dangerous thunderstorms from Oklahoma to Wisconsin. A foot of […]

10/04/2013

Crime scene cold case

Mo. couple accused in Wyo. of killing exes, 2 kids

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – Wyoming authorities say a Missouri couple have been arrested in the deaths of their ex-spouses and two children more than 30 years ago. Officials said Monday that 71-year-old Gerald Uden and […]

09/30/2013

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Yellowstone’s Steamboat geyser sees rare eruption

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Old Faithful it’s not. Yellowstone National Park’s Steamboat Geyser — the world’s tallest — has erupted for the first time in more than eight years. Park geologist Hank Heasler says Wednesday […]

08/01/2013

In this Feb. 18, 2010, file photo, Liz Cheney addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

Liz Cheney to seek Wyo. Senate seat held by Republican

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s daughter Liz Cheney will run against Wyoming’s senior U.S. senator in next year’s Republican primary, her campaign said Tuesday. Cheney, 46, is the elder of Dick […]

07/16/2013

Bighorn Sheep

Wyo. sheep known for butting vehicles at park dies

LANDER, Wyo. (AP) — A bighorn sheep named Bam Bam because of his habit of butting vehicles at a Wyoming park has died with his horns, likely of natural causes.

02/05/2013

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Census: US population growth rising again

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s population is increasing a bit faster thanks to an improving economy, but not enough to lift growth above its lowest level since the Great Depression.

12/20/2012

Casper College (AP photo)

Police: Wyo. murder-suicide happened during class

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A man wielding a sharp-edged weapon killed one person in a Casper neighborhood Friday before killing a male teacher and himself in front of students in a community college classroom, causing a campus-wide lockdown as authorities tried to piece together what happened.

11/30/2012

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