CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Investigators in southeastern Wyoming have reopened the case of a dead newborn found in a culvert more than 30 years ago.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Amtrak has said it is willing to participate in a partnership to provide and operate passenger railroad service along the Front Range between Pueblo, Colorado, and Cheyenne, Wyoming, as it works to expand operations.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming middle school student has won a contest to name one of the world's fastest supercomputers.
The new machine will be named “Derecho,” after a type of weather event that can bring hurricane-force winds and heavy rains, the Boulder, Colorado-based National Center for Atmospheric Research announced Monday.
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Williston State College has named the finalists in its search for a new president.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The outdoor rodeo Cheyenne Frontier Days will continue as planned this year after being forced to cancel last year during the coronavirus pandemic.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Legend has it that Jonni Marie Wiltse has been a vocalist ever since the moment she was born.
“According to my parents, I was singing as an infant coming out,” she said. “My cry was a song.”
The now 23-year-old Cheyenne native didn’t take music lessons as a child, however. As the youngest of three daughters – all of whom had their own particular hobby – she gravitated toward gymnastics. Music was her older sister’s “thing,” and she didn’t want to step on any toes.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A judge in Wyoming has sentenced a man to six months in prison for digging in a Yellowstone National Park cemetery in pursuit of a famous hidden treasure.
Wyoming U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl also ordered Rodrick Dow Craythorn, 52, of Syracuse, Utah, on Wednesday to serve six months of home detention and two years of probation, and to pay $31,566 in restitution.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers have once again voted against expanding the federal Medicaid health insurance program to cover more people in the state.
The all-Republican Senate Labor, Health and Social Services Committee voted 3-2 Wednesday to kill a Medicaid expansion bill that narrowly passed the House last week. Wyoming is among a dozen states that have not yet expanded Medicaid under the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming prison inmate has died at a hospital.
Clarence Hinckley, 57, died Saturday at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was incarcerated at the state medium-security prison in Torrington before being hospitalized for an undisclosed medical condition, the Casper Star-Tribune reports.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers rejected a measure that would have required candidates to win a majority of votes in primary elections to avoid runoffs — a change endorsed by Donald Trump Jr. in his campaign to undermine Republican U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney.
The state Senate defeated the proposal with a 15-14 vote Wednesday after lawmakers raised concerns over the cost of adding more elections and the burden that doing so would put on voters and local officials.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The governor of Wyoming, the top coal-mining state in the nation, announced a goal Tuesday to capture more carbon dioxide than the state emits, as he criticized plans taking shape under President Joe Biden intended to limit climate change.
“They claim to follow the science but they adopt policies that resemble science fiction," Gov. Mark Gordon, a Republican, said in his state of the state address.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — What killed a 2-year-old boy found dead in a dumpster at a Cheyenne apartment complex remains uncertain despite an autopsy, police said.
The body of Athian Rivera was found a few hours after he was reported missing Feb. 19.
His mother’s boyfriend, Wyatt Lamb, 27, was arrested at home that evening on unrelated warrants. Lamb remained jailed Tuesday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Bernice Hazucha’s goal is to ensure every Wyomingite in crisis gets their call answered.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A new supercomputer in Wyoming will rank among the world's fastest and help study phenomena including climate change, severe weather, wildfires and solar flares.
Houston-based Hewlett Packard Enterprise won a bid to provide the $35 million to $40 million machine for a supercomputing center in Cheyenne, the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, announced Wednesday.
DENVER (AP) — The Vatican has cleared a retired U.S. bishop of multiple allegations he sexually abused minors and teenagers, rejecting lay experts' determination that a half-dozen claims were credible and instead slapping him on the wrist for what it called “flagrant" imprudent behavior.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A deepening divide among Republicans over President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the election runs prominently through Wyoming, the state that delivered Trump's widest prevailing margin by far.
Eleven Republican senators saying they will not be voting Wednesday to confirm President-elect Joe Biden's victory include Wyoming's newly sworn in Sen. Cynthia Lummis, a Cheyenne-area rancher and former congresswoman.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A rapidly growing wildfire in southeastern Wyoming was closing in on a reservoir that's a major source of water for Cheyenne.
Firefighters on Saturday ordered campers, hunters and anybody else still around to leave an over 300-square-mile (780-square-kilometer) area of Medicine Bow National Forest between Centennial and Ryan Park following rapid growth of the fire that began in a wilderness area.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — he 1952 marquee on The Lincoln Cheyenne is lit up again in downtown Cheyenne — no longer with movie titles but with names of bands and music artists to perform in concert at the 1928 building.
Wyoming musician Jalan Crossland broke in the stage Aug. 14 with a sold-out first show for The Lincoln as live music venue. New owners have renovated and added state-of-the-art sound and lighting equipment to the building, which previously housed a movie theater.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Four women — two Republicans who've already served in Congress and two Democrats with far less political experience — will compete for U.S. Senate and House seats in Wyoming after winning primary contests Tuesday.
Former U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis beat nine others to win the Republican primary for Senate. U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney beat a little-known opponent to claim the Republican nomination for House.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming still has no reported cases of the new coronavirus but state officials are preparing to test for and respond to the disease, Gov. Mark Gordon said Tuesday.
The risk to Wyoming remains low but odds are growing the virus will appear here, Gordon said at a news conference.
"There is no immediate cause for alarm. I want to make sure people understand that," Gordon said.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — People insist they have spotted fleets of large drones crisscrossing rural America’s night sky, their mission mysterious, raising questions that have veered into conspiracy theories and launching an investigation.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Cheyenne Regional Medical Center has added security measures and is informing people whose personal information was exposed due to a data breach earlier this year, hospital officials said.
The breach was discovered in April but is being publicly disclosed now to inform the community out of “an abundance of caution,” said Jacqueline Van Cleave, the hospital's director of compliance and privacy.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A 27-year-old Colorado man who walked dangerously close to Old Faithful geyser in September is banned from Yellowstone National Park and nearby Grand Teton National Park for five years.
Gabriel Villalva of Greeley pleaded guilty Thursday to disorderly conduct and foot traffic on a thermal area in Yellowstone. Magistrate Judge Mark L. Carman sentenced him to five years of probation, during which time he cannot enter the parks.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Block Chain Gang LLC, Crypto Cowboy, Something Something Blockchain LLC: Based on the names of dozens of new companies registering to set up shop in Wyoming, the state's effort to lure the latest tech craze appears to be paying off.
Proponents say blockchain — the ledger where transactions of digital currencies, like bitcoin, are recorded — could be the kick in the pants Wyoming needs to attract tech businesses and diversify its economy beyond fossil fuels.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — One of the world's fastest supercomputers is helping scientists better understand the sun's behavior and predict weather months in advance but also got touted Tuesday as an important tool for diversifying Wyoming's economy, which has seen better days.