CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming oil refining company is expected to pay $1.6 million in penalties for what the government says were emissions violations.


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Bankers surveyed in parts of 10 Plains and Western states are seeing improvement in the region's farm economy.


CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Some rodeo circuit cowboys say they will boycott this year's Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo because of the new, tournament style format the "Daddy of 'em All" adopted in roping and steer wrestling events.