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Nearly 95% Oppose Devils Tower Monument Name Change (POLL)

Last week, officials at Devils Tower National Monument announced they were seeking public comment regarding a proposal to change the name of the landmark to Bear Lodge.

According to a poll conducted by Townsquare Media, an overwhelming majori

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Could Polygamy Be Legalized in Wyoming?

Hot on the heels of the Supreme Court's decision on gay marriage last week, a polygamist man in Billings, Montana, has applied for a license to marry his second wife. Although bigamy is illegal in Montana and his application is likely to be denied, it sets the stage for an interesti

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Mead Creates Panel to Assess Marijuana in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Governor Matt Mead is creating a council to gauge the effects of marijuana usage in the state ahead of a legalization initiative that could go before voters next year.

Mead announced Tuesday he's putting together a mar

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Cheaper Gas Means More Tourists

More Americans are strapping on their hiking boots and reconnecting with nature this Independence Day, thanks to some of the cheapest gas prices since 2009. GasBuddy, a community-based price comparison app that helps users find cheap gas, shares the top 10 states with the largest savings compared to last year, making them ideal places to take a last-minute road trip to reconnect with nature

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Park Service Offers Safety Tips For Visiting Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park awaits you, and it has a few safety and other tips for you to remember as you're planning your Fourth of July weekend, according to a news release.

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Michael Smith, Newsmakers
Michael Smith, Newsmakers
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WYO’s #26 In “The Definitive and Final Ranking Of All U.S. States”

This week, the travel and lifestyle website Thrillist released their self proclaimed "Definitive and Final Ranking of All U.S. States". Although it's a completely subjective list, the authors claim their results are based on each state's contributions to the country, entertainment options, natural beauty and famous residents.

Here's how they characterized Wyomi

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South Dakota’s Epic New Ad Puts WYO Tourism Video To Shame

Have you seen the new commercial for South Dakota tourism? It might be the best commercial on television right now. But don't take my word for it. Feast your eyes on this epic awesomeness.

I've never wanted to live in South Dakota

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Super Tag And Trifecta Raffle Deadline July 1st

According to the Wyoming Game and Fish department, Wyoming’s first ever Super Tag raffle for big game licenses lived up to expectations this past hunting season with a number of record book or near record book animals taken by hunters lucky in the drawings.

A total of 13 licenses were available for both b

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Goshen County Sheriff's Office
Duane Sylvester, August 2006 Goshen County Sheriff's Office
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Lingle Man Accused of Killing Baby Dies [Update]

UPDATE:

A Lingle man who authorities say shot and killed a baby before turning the gun on himself has died.

Goshen County Sheriff’s deputies were called to Lingle late Thursday night after 33-year-old Jessica Fritzler called 911 to report that her husband, 53-year-old Duane Sylvester, was suicidal.  Fritzler told dispatch that her hus

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Screenshot courtesy of Jerrad Anderson, Townsquare Media.
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Casper Star Tribune Caught in Embarrassing Mistake

Basketball fans all over the state were celebrating last night when Larry Nance Jr. became the first University of Wyoming player selected in the NBA Draft since 1995. Unfortunately for the Casper Star Tribune, one reporter just couldn't wait to break the news

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New Study Ranks Wyoming as the Drunkest State in the Mountain West

A new study from the website BACtrack says more people will get drunk in Wyoming this summer than any other state in the mountain west region. Their report is based on the average blood alcohol levels from their popular BACtr

Gay Marriage Rally
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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage, Now Legal Across Country

Townsquare Staff -- The Supreme Court issued a ruling Friday morning legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states. The 5-4 decision found that the Constitution’s guarantees of due process and equal protection under the law overtur

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