CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor has tapped a state District Court judge in making his first appointment to the state Supreme Court.
Judge John G. Fenn has served on the Fourth Judicial District bench for Johnson and Sheridan counties since 2007.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — More than 3,000 Wyoming youngsters will have their school lunch debt forgiven through a fundraising effort coordinated by First Lady Jennie Gordon and others.
The effort raised almost $99,500 to forgive unpaid school lunch money owed by 3,224 schoolchildren in Wyoming, Gordon's office announced Wednesday.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's busiest airport will close for more than two months next year during a $42 million runway reconstruction project.
Jackson Hole Airport in the southern end of Grand Teton is the only major U.S.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Chevan Cordeiro threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Hawaii became bowl-eligible with a 38-14 victory over Wyoming on Saturday.
Cordeiro completed 19 of 31 passes for 323 yards with one interception.
KITTERY, Maine (AP) — The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Cheyenne arrived at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for maintenance work on Tuesday.
The nuclear-powered submarine with more than 140 crew members will be undergoing routine work in coming months to extend the 25-year-old vessel's lifespan, officials said.
MIAMI (AP) — Brian Laundrie, who was found dead last month in a Florida swamp, shot himself in the head, officials announced Tuesday.
Laundrie had been the subject of a manhunt for more than a month as investigators searched for clues in the slaying of his girlfriend, Gabby Petito, during their cross-country van trip together.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The parent company of First National Bank of Omaha is acquiring Wyoming-based Western States Bank.
Terms of the deal announced Monday weren't released, but the companies said Western States has $542 million in total assets and runs 10 branches in northeastern Colorado, western Nebraska and southeastern Wyoming.
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Levi Williams threw two touchdown passes, Titus Sven ran for scores of 43 and 98 yards and Wyoming beat Utah State 44-17 on Saturday night to snap the Aggies' five-game win streak.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A man convicted of stabbing his then-girlfriend, causing serious injuries, has been sentenced to up to 35 years in prison.
District Judge Peter Froelicher sentenced Anthony Brassard to 25 to 35 years in prison on Friday, the Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported.
SEATTLE (AP) — Graham Ike scored a season-high 26 points, Hunter Maldonado added 24 points, and Wyoming pulled away in overtime for a 77-72 win over Washington on Thursday night.
Ike was dominant in the first half before foul trouble caused him to sit much of the second half.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Wyoming pipeline company agreed to a $2 million settlement for damages caused by a 2015 crude oil spill that fouled a section of the Yellowstone River in eastern Montana and contaminated a city's water supply, officials said Wednesday.
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Wildfires pushed by strong winds forced the evacuation of homes in Montana, Wyoming and Colorado and led to a death in Wyoming, officials said Tuesday.
Downed power lines caused a fire near the northern Wyoming community of Clark on Monday night that burned at least two homes and seven outbuildings, said Jerry Parker, the Park County Fire District administrator.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A small city in the top U.S. coal-mining state of Wyoming will be home to a Bill Gates-backed experimental nuclear power project near a coal-fired power plant that will soon close, officials announced Tuesday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A proposed two-year budget released Monday by Wyoming's governor outlines a continuation of frugal state government following steep cuts last year.
That is despite a somewhat rosier near-term economic outlook for the fossil-fuel-dependent state.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Republican Party will no longer recognize Liz Cheney as a member of the GOP in its second formal rebuke for her criticism of former President Donald Trump.
The 31-29 vote Saturday in Buffalo, Wyoming, by the state party central committee followed votes by local GOP officials in about one-third of Wyoming's 23 counties to no longer recognize Cheney as a Republican.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Forecasters say a powerful storm will sweep through Montana and Wyoming early this week and bring high winds that are expected to blow down trees and power lines.
Along the Rocky Mountain Front northwest of Great Falls, Montana localized gusts could exceed 110 miles per hour (177 kilometers per hour), the National Weather Service said Monday.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — George Holani rushed for 102 yards, Hank Bachmeier passed for 225 yards, and the Boise State defense forced a late turnover to hold off upset-minded Wyoming 23-13 Friday night.
Boise State continued its mastery of Wyoming, winning its fifth straight and 15th out of 16 games in the series.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A little girl who lost a special teddy bear she'd had since being adopted from an Ethiopian orphanage thought it was gone forever when she forgot it along a trail in Glacier National Park last year.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Graham Ike had 22 points as Wyoming easily beat Detroit 85-47 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.
Hunter Maldonado had 19 points, nine assists and six rebounds for Wyoming.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A grizzly bear and her four cubs who are already well-known to wildlife watchers got even more attention by taking a nighttime stroll through a city in northwestern Wyoming.
Security video showed the bears wandering around downtown Jackson on Tuesday night, according to local police.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming said Tuesday that former President Donald Trump is at war “with the rule of law and the Constitution” and that GOP lawmakers who sit by silently are aiding his efforts.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife managers in northwestern Wyoming have put tracking collars on two of four cubs belonging to a well-known grizzly bear that has been raiding human sources of food.
Wildlife watchers have been familiar with Grizzly No.
Levi Williams threw for two touchdowns, Titus Swen led Wyoming's crushing rushing attack with 166 yards and the Cowboys beat Colorado State 31-17 on Saturday to snap a four-game losing streak.
Williams only had 92 yards passing but threw a pair of second-half touchdowns, including a 15-yarder to Isaiah Neyor that gave the Cowboys a 30-10 lead midway through the fourth quarter and sent them on their way to their first Mountain West Conference win this season.
TORRINGTON, Wyo. (AP) — An inmate who died Wednesday is the fourth death in as many weeks at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington.
The Casper Star Tribune reports 66-year-old Frank Lee Apodaca died Wednesday at the Community Hospital in Torrington.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear appeals from two doctors who were convicted of illegally distributing pain medication after writing thousands of prescriptions in short periods.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers found themselves left Wednesday with just one bill still standing out of 40 drafted for a special session to counter federal COVID-19 vaccine requirements, a measure to help fund a multi-state lawsuit against the mandate.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The victims of a head-on crash that killed four people on a highway south of the Wyoming-Colorado line included two senior airmen at F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Quarterback Nick Nash accounted for 262 yards of total offense and a pair of touchdowns and San Jose State led all the way in a 27-21 win over Wyoming on Saturday.
Nash threw for 150 yards and a touchdown and ran for 112 yards on 11 carries and scored once on the ground.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming state senators on Friday voted down the last special legislative session bill they had written to counter President Joe Biden's plans to require COVID-19 vaccinations, one that would have prohibited discrimination against business customers and others based on their vaccination status.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A prosecutor won't charge library employees for making sex education and LGBTQ-themed books available to young people in a deeply conservative city in Wyoming coal-mining country, saying he wouldn't have a case.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Concerns about business owners' rights didn't prevent Wyoming lawmakers holding a special legislative session Wednesday from advancing a bill that would prohibit them from singling out customers based on their COVID-19 vaccination status.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Requiring workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 would result in up to $10 million in fines and at least $500,000 in damages under bills Wyoming lawmakers will consider in a rare special session that began Tuesday.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A man in the U.S. state of Wyoming allegedly tried getting out of a drunken driving charge by claiming his 4-year-old son was behind the wheel.
Campbell County sheriff's deputies pulled the 39-year-old man over Saturday.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Dozens of U.S. fellow Marines joined hundreds of Wyoming residents to bid a final farewell at a memorial for Rylee McCollum, one of 13 U.S. servicemen killed in a suicide bombing as they guarded a gate at a chaotic Kabul, Afghanistan airport during the final U.S.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Isaiah Chavez completed 10 of 11 passes for 112 yards and a touchdown and New Mexico defeated Wyoming 14-3 on Saturday.
Chavez cashed in on an early Wyoming turnover, marching the Lobos 77 yards, covering the last 43 with a scoring hookup to Trace Bruckler.
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities have been searching Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming for a Texas man who was last seen on Thursday.
Park officials identified the missing man as Jared Hembree, 26, and said he was last seen near Game Warden Point in Moran, The Casper Star-Tribune reported.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Now that the decomposed remains of Brian Laundrie have been found, where does the investigation into the strangling of his girlfriend, Gabby Petito, go from here?
Petito, 22, was discovered slain last month on the edge of Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, one of the places the young couple had visited during a cross-country van trip that ended with Laundrie mysteriously returning home alone to Florida in the vehicle.
BLANCHARD, Okla. (AP) — A Texas woman and her adult son have been arrested in Wyoming on murder warrants in connection with the slaying of a central Oklahoma man, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Friday.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The coronavirus has hospitalized more people in Wyoming than at any point in the COVID-19 pandemic, with one public health officer saying the situation is “like a war zone” at one of the state's biggest hospitals.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Dozens of tires were stolen from a business in the Gillette area.
GCR Tires and Service employees arrived to work Tuesday to find 112 tractor-trailer tires missing from a shipping container and elsewhere on the company's lot, Campbell County Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds said.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A memorial service and celebration for a soldier from Wyoming who was among the last U.S. troops killed in the war in Afghanistan will be held in Jackson Hole.
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Just nine months into 2021, Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park already has had its busiest year on record.
The park joins nearby Yellowstone in setting visitation records this year.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Commissioners of a Wyoming county have suspended all in-person public comment at their meetings amid a furor over library books involving sex and LGBTQ issues.
Campbell County commissioners in recent months have heard hours of public comment about the books in the teen and children's sections of the county library in Gillette.
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife managers intentionally killed a grizzly bear in Grand Teton National Park they said had become a safety risk after it got used to getting food from humans.
Last fall, the grizzly got food at a home south of the park.
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Rangers in northwestern Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park have resumed using body-worn video cameras after a three-year hiatus.
Grand Teton rangers stopped using the cameras in 2018 amid problems with aging equipment and being able to store data, park officials said in a statement.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers plan to hold a rare special session next week to counter President Joe Biden's proposal to require COVID-19 vaccination for certain workers.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Evan Williams made two of Fresno State's four interceptions and Wyoming turned the ball over five times as the Bulldogs blanked Wyoming 17-0 on Saturday.
Wyoming (4-2, 0-2 Mountain West Conference) was shut out for the first time since being blanked 45-0 by TCU in 2010.
BILLING, Mont. (AP) — Coal production has increased in Montana and Wyoming due to demand in the Asia Pacific region.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration said coal production increased 2% in Montana and 7% in Wyoming this year compared to the first nine months of 2020.