CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Prices for natural gas have shot up recently with the Opal trading hub in southwest Wyoming climbing to near $7 per million British thermal unit on Monday.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead has released his final budget recommendations even though he won't be around when the state Legislature decides on spending changes next year.

CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A man who was arrested in northwest Wyoming after police say he confessed to killing his girlfriend in their suburban Denver apartment is contesting extradition back to Colorado.