Trout Restock Will Be Long Term Project
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — New research predicts it will take another 14 years of killing lake trout in Yellowstone Lake in order for native cutthroat trout to be re-established to the level sought by managers. Montana State University student John Syslo modeled the effectiveness of Yellowstone…
Heavy Weather Across the State
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — North-central Wyoming is seeing flooding from heavy rain and up to 6 inches of snow in the high country. The National Weather Service says flooding was occurring along streams and rivers in areas of Fremont, Hot Springs and Johnson counties. Thermopolis, Hot Springs Stat…
Pot Endowment at Univ. of Denver
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado law firm specializing in marijuana law has endowed a professorship at the University of Denver. The three-year endowment is believed to be the first funded by the new marijuana industry. The professorship at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law will be held i…
Tornado Touches Down Near Torrington
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A tornado touched down south of Torrington on Friday afternoon. There were no immediate reports of injuries. Chad Hahn is meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Cheyenne. He says the tornado touched down near Yoder just before 4 p.m. and moved northeast. Kell…
Boston Bomber Gets Death Sentence
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been sentenced to die by lethal injection for the 2013 terror attack.
Hot Springs County Man Dies in ATV Accident
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a Hot Springs County man who was last seen May 6 died in an ATV accident while he was looking for antler sheds. Kim Black with the sheriff’s office says that bear hunters setting traps found the body of 53-year-old Lan Price under the ATV in the Grass …
DA Says City Hall Altercation Investigation Inadequate
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Natrona County District Attorney says the investigation into an altercation at Casper City Hall involving the wire of the city manager and a resident was inadequate and incomplete. Authorities had charged Sam Wiseman with unlawful contact after Cindy Patterson accused …
UW Energy Grant
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — An oilfield services company is giving the University of Wyoming $1 million to support research on unconventional oil and gas reservoirs in the state. The money provided by Houston-based Baker Hughes Inc. will be used over a three-year period by the UW School of Energy Re…
Charges Reduced in 64-Vehicle Crash
Trucker suspected of starting the fatal crash may only face a $60 fine.
Gun Bill Dies in Wyoming Senate
Bill would have allowed concealed carry in schools and other public buildings.
Leonard Nimoy Dies
Created the iconic role of Mr. Spock in the original Star Trek.
Baseball Legend Ernie Banks Dies
Went into Hall of Fame in first year of eligibility.