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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Warm, dry, windy weather is expected in areas west of the Laramie range in much of the region through today. The National Weather Service has  issued a red flag warning through 9:00pm this evening for most of Wyoming, meaning conditions are ripe for the potential of…
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s Canvassing Board has certified this month’s primary election results. Secretary of State Max Maxfield says the general election ballot will be finalized as soon as all successful write-in candidates let his office know whether they want to be on t…
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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Thomas Bleming lost in his bid to unseat U.S. Sen. John Barrasso in the Aug. 21 Republican primary by a landslide, but he has won a local party post by a coin flip. Someone had written in Bleming in as a candidate for one of two precinct committeemen slots representing the…
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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Two Laramie police officers involved in the shooting and wounding of a 26-year-old man earlier this month have been cleared to return to work. The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation’s preliminary findings of the Aug. 15 incident determined that the Laramie …
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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A magazine says the University of Wyoming is one of the top institutions in the country when it comes to outdoor adventures. Outside magazine published an article on its online edition on Aug. 14, ranking UW as No. 15 on a list of 25 top colleges and universities for its …
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A district judge has set a competency hearing for next month for a Wheatland man accused of killing his three sons and his brother in a shooting rampage last summer. Everett Conant III is also accused of wounded his wife in the violence last summer. Conant entered a not …
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — An incumbent Wyoming state representative blames his loss in Tuesday’s primary election on his opposition to a failed bill that would have prohibited Wyoming from recognizing same-sex marriages performed in other states. Cody Republican Rep. Pat Childers had said …
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Barrasso easily defeated two minor opponents in yesterday’s Wyoming Republican primary and will face Democrat Tim Chesnut, an Albany County commissioner from Laramie, in November. Barrasso beat Thomas Bleming of Lusk, a self-described soldier of for…
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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — As polls open today for Wyoming’s primary, many residents will be picking up new party ballots. Natrona County Clerk Renea Vitto tells the Casper Star-Tribune that she’s seeing a lot of people who registered as Democrats for the 2008 presidential election swi…
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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A network of bike and pedestrian paths now allows people to travel from Jackson to Jenny Lake in northwest Wyoming without ever using a road. Among those participating in a ride marking the opening of the entire pathway were the parents of a 13-year-old girl hit and kille…

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