CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Supreme Court has partly upheld a lawsuit filed on behalf of a state psychiatric patient who was left on a dayroom couch without food or water for over 24 hours.
Wyoming State Hospital employees found Linda Gelok trembling, breathing rapidly and stinking ...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. John Barrasso has increased the fundraising gap between himself and Democratic opponent Gary Trauner.
Campaign finance reports show Barrasso received a large influx of outside money from political action committees along with steady ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two payments of $10,000 sent to a recently-formed Wyoming company were for polling, consulting and voter registration work, a staffer for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan’s campaign said.
Campaign manager Nate Kelly said Wednesday the entity doing the ...
Northern Wyoming sugar beet harvest mostly complete
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — The sugar beet harvest in northern Wyoming is nearing completion with about 70 percent of the crop in hand on Friday.
Western Sugar Cooperative senior agriculturist Mark Bjornestad says tonnage is going to be just under 29 tons (26.3 metric tons) per acre. Tonnage had ...
Wyoming agriculture lawyer joins Interior Department
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming lawyer who has represented ranchers against conservationists and the federal government has been hired by the U.S. Interior Department as a deputy solicitor.
Karen Budd-Falen of Cheyenne will be representing the agency on wildlife issues, endangered species ...
Officials release 14 black-footed ferrets in Wyoming
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — State and federal wildlife officials have released 14 endangered black-footed ferrets at a site in northern Wyoming.
The Powell Tribune reports 13 captive-bred young ferrets and ...
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (AP) — Several current and former employees of a Wyoming power plant say they were unpaid for hours worked.
The Casper Star-Tribune
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — It’s been a while since Wyoming has experienced this much losing in a short period of time.
Fresh off a 27-3 loss at Fresno State in which the offense floundered again and the defense couldn’t hold off a Bulldog offense that started three of its scoring drives in ...
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A 26-year-old Cody man has died following an incident involving two haul trucks at a highway project in northwest Wyoming.
The Wyoming Department of Transportation says Ronald S. Frankenberry was driving a truck for a contractor on the Chief Joseph highway slide repair ...
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has opened a Wyoming-Asia Pacific Trade Office in Taiwan.
The Gillette News Record reports the goal is to establish and grow trade ...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — About 300 soldiers from six Wyoming Army National Guard units will be heading to the Middle East between January and September 2019.
The deployments are the largest number of Wyoming troops to be sent overseas since 700 deployed nearly a decade ago.
State Military ...
Heavy snow blankets Colorado, Wyoming in early season storm
DENVER (AP) — Colorado and Wyoming residents woke up Sunday to find that an early season snowstorm had blanketed their homes and roadways with up to a foot (30 centimeters) of snow and sent temperatures plunging overnight.
The storm caused crashes, snarled traffic and temporarily closed ...
Dead candidate’s name will appear on Wyoming ballots
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The name of a Wyoming Republican regional political candidate who died last week will still appear on ballots in the Nov. 6 election.
The Laramie Boomerang
Snow temporarily forces some Wyoming highways to close
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming transportation officials are reopening portions of the highways they had been forced to close due to snow and ice.
Officials reopened Interstate 25 at the Colorado state line on Sunday morning after hazardous driving conditions had caused an 11-hour ...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Marcus McMaryion threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more to help Fresno State beat Wyoming 27-3 on Saturday night.
McMaryion was 22-of-32 passing for 287 yards with no interceptions and added a season-high 53 yards rushing on seven carries.
Wyoming (2-5, ...
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — Four workers in hazardous materials suits and protective gear began cleaning up contamination at the site of a former power plant near the Tongue River in north-central Wyoming.
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality tells The Sheridan Press it doesn’t know ...
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — A jury awarded a southwestern Wyoming man $10 million after finding hospital staff negligent in treating arterial blockages in his legs, leading to him having both legs amputated above the knee.
AP WAS THERE: Matthew Shepard dies after being beaten
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — On Oct. 12, 1998, Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming, died at a hospital in Colorado nearly a week after being beaten and lashed to a fence before being found by bicyclists. Shepard’s death turned the college student into a powerful symbol of the
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — When two roofing workers beat a young gay man to death in Wyoming in 1998, the gruesome crime quickly reverberated around the U.S. and turned the sandy-haired college student into a powerful symbol of the quest for acceptance and equal rights.
But two decades after ...
Shepard’s murder haunts Wyoming 20 years later
Bear killed after repeated sightings near Wyoming schools
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming authorities say they killed a large black bear after it was repeatedly spotted near several schools in Teton County this week.
Wyoming Game and Fish Department spokesman Mark Gocke says relocating the 420-pound male black bear wasn’t an option because of the ...
University of Wyoming ‘Cowboys’ campaign to expand
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming’s “The World Needs More Cowboys” marketing campaign has only just begun.
The Laramie Boomerang reports ...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Officials in Wyoming have released the names of two people who died after a mobile home fire in Mills, west of Casper.
The Natrona County Coroner’s Office tells KTWO-AM that 73-year-old Earline Maxie died in the house early Monday while 83-year-old Oliver “Ted” Kersey, ...
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — A 27-year-old Wyoming man has been convicted of three counts of involuntary manslaughter for a crash on the Wind River Indian Reservation that killed three people.
Federal prosecutors said Winter Hawk Goodman was driving drunk when he caused a two-vehicle crash in ...
Errant text leads to drug charge for Wyoming woman
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — Prosecutors in Wyoming say a woman mistakenly texted a police officer in her search for a gram of methamphetamine.
The Powell Tribune reports 23-year-old Audrey K. ...
Wyoming man pleads guilty to federal charges in killing
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Cheyenne man accused of shooting a 19-year-old man in the head and dumping his body in a Wyoming reservoir has pleaded guilty to two federal firearms charges.
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board has approved a $6 million grant and loan funding package for expansion of a firearms manufacturing facility in Cody.
The Cody Enterprise
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Lottery has shared another $1.4 million of its earnings with local counties, cities and towns across the state.
The latest transfer of funds is the second highest amount ever transferred to the state since the launch of the Wyoming Lottery in 2014. It is ...
MILLS, Wyo. (AP) — The Natrona County Coroner’s Office says a second person has died as a result of a motor home fire in Mills early Monday morning.
A news release from Deputy Chief Coroner Wayne Reynolds says an elderly man died Monday at Wyoming Medical Center after being pulled from the ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming hasn’t had a problem running the ball with Nico Evans.
The Cowboys’ senior running back has gashed defenses when he’s been on the field. Of the four games Evans has played — he missed two with bruised ribs — he’s rushed for at least 140 yards in three of them ...
MOORCROFT, Wyo. (AP) — A motorcycle collided with a car in northeast Wyoming, killing the drivers of both vehicles.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol says the accident occurred about 8:30 p.m. Friday on U.S. 16 near Moorcroft in Crook County.
KTWO-AM in Casper
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The body of a second Union Pacific Railroad employee has been recovered from the site of last week’s train crash in southeast Wyoming.
KGAB-AM reports that officials also identified the ...
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is investigating who is responsible for killing and removing the head of a bull elk in the Bighorn Mountains and leaving all edible portions of the animal to waste.
The headless carcass was reported to Lovell Game Warden Dillon Herman ...
RED LODGE, Mont. (AP) — The Beartooth Highway near Yellowstone National Park has closed for the winter season.
Montana Department of Transportation officials closed the highway Friday because of continuing adverse weather conditions.
The high-elevation highway starts in Red Lodge, ...
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — A southern Wyoming man who fatally shot his girlfriend has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter.
The Rock Springs Rocket-Miner
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Rain and cooler weather have allowed officials to lift the closure around a wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in western Wyoming.
The Jackson Hole News & Guide
HONOLULU (AP) — Freshman Chevan Cordeiro threw a 38-yard touchdown pass to JoJo Ward with 1:26 to play to Hawaii beat Wyoming 17-13 on Saturday night and move to 3-0 in Mountain West Conference play for the first time in program history.
Cordeiro, making his first career start in place of ...
Teachers share experiences working for online school
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — Technology in education will likely increase in the future. More students are likely to participate in something similar to the Cowboy State Virtual Academy, an online school started earlier this year by Sheridan County School District 1.
The CSVA is relatively small, ...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The head of the Cheyenne Animal Shelter has resigned after pepper spray was used on a dog that wasn’t threatening anyone.
The Wyoming Tribune Eagle
3 hurt in explosion at well site south of Gillette
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say an explosion at a remote oil well site in northeast Wyoming has injured three workers.
The Gillette News Record reports that the incident ...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a Union Pacific freight train crashed into the back of another freight train in southeastern Wyoming, killing at least one crew member with another missing and derailing more than 50 train cars.
Lt. Don Hollingshead of the Laramie County Sheriff’s ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the convictions and 75-year prison sentence of a Wyoming man whom prosecutors say was drunk when he caused a fatal 2013 crash in western Nebraska.
Fifty-year-old Edward Hood, of Sheridan, Wyoming, argued among other things that his ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A recent survey shows University of Wyoming staff and faculty appear largely dissatisfied with their workplace.
The Laramie Boomerang
Wind farm project near Casper anticipates low eagle deaths
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A draft environmental assessment anticipates that a wind farm project in eastern Wyoming will cause the deaths of six eagles over five years.
The Casper Star-Tribune
AFTON, Wyo. (AP) — Police say a 14-year-old student died last month after falling from the hood of a car and hitting his head on the asphalt in a parking lot at a high school in western Wyoming.
Afton Police Chief Jason Romberg
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The good news for Wyoming’s men’s basketball team is the Cowboys have started the Allen Edwards era with the momentum of back-to-back 20-win seasons.
The bad news? Many of the contributors that helped get that going are no longer around. Wyoming opened practice last ...
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney is reaching out to residents who lost homes in a destructive wildfire south of Bondurant.
The Republican attended a community meeting Tuesday night and told residents that her office will do everything possible to help them.