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    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers are working on competing proposals to address a projected $300 million shortfall in K-12 education funding over the next two years — and are looking to solutions for a longer-term deficit in school funding. The state's rainy day fund of about $1.3 billion is available to cover the short-term...
    CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — All Wyoming National Guard members serving in Washington to protect the U.S. Capitol have returned home. The Casper Star-Tribune reports the state sent more than 100 members ahead of President Joe Biden’s Jan. 20 inauguration. The move was in response to the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol and reports that...
    By JAKE GOODRICK, Gillette News Record GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — When the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic first began to impact Wyoming last spring, Kasi Hartsoch took them in stride. At the time, she and her husband, Zach Aars, maintained steady work. She had her business helping people file taxes, which she said was...
    By HANNAH BLACK, Wyoming Tribune Eagle CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Laramie County jail has a new resident – a cat. Black Dog Animal Rescue and the Laramie County Sheriff’s Department have partnered to begin “Meow Mates,” a program that will get foster cats out of a potentially stressful shelter environment, and allow them to...
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A state legislative committee has advanced a proposal to cover more people in Wyoming under the federal Medicaid program but time for the measure is running out. The House Revenue Committee voted 5-3 Thursday to send the proposal to the full Wyoming House. A similar measure has been awaiting a vote...
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers have again defeated a proposal to repeal the state's death penalty. Death penalty repeal has come up each of the past several legislative sessions. This year's measure died Thursday with a 19-11 vote in the Senate. Proponents of repeal argued the state would save about $750,000 a year by...
    GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Shots of COVID-19 vaccine are now available or soon will be for anybody over 18 in almost one-third of Wyoming's counties. In the last few months, the vaccine has been available in Wyoming to health care workers, first responders, residents of long-term care facilities and senior citizens, among others. Vaccines are...
    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The FBI is seeking a 36-year-old Montana man following a weekend shooting on the Crow Indian Reservation that authorities said left him and a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer with injuries. Darnell Lee Notafraid is wanted in the Sunday altercation in Lodge Grass, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) from the Wyoming...
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — State lawmakers in Wyoming have helped remove ice and snow from the Wyoming State Capitol following a historic winter storm that brought about 31 inches (80 centimeters) of snow to Cheyenne last weekend. Republican House Speaker Eric Barlow, who lives near the building, learned from a security official on Sunday that...
    Wyoming started The intermediate of this Tuesday affirming: “I am happy, proud and lustrous because nothing has happened”. And, after dancing to celebrate it, he commented: “No motion of censure has been presented, no elections have been called in any autonomous community and no political party has imploded.” But the music stopped when he pointed...
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A school district in Wyoming has agreed to retire the Indians as the Cheyenne Mountain High School mascot despite efforts by some students and alumni to keep it. The district board voted 4-1 on Monday to retire the mascot at the end of the current school year after over an...
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Schools in eastern Wyoming and northern Colorado remained closed Tuesday for a second day and roads were still impassable in the aftermath of a blizzard that pummeled the region with record snowfall. Crews didn't expect to reopen some highways for another day, though a portion of Interstate 25 reopened south of...
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Schools in eastern Wyoming and northern Colorado remained closed Tuesday for a second day and roads were still impassable in the aftermath of a blizzard that pummeled the region with record snowfall. Crews didn’t expect to reopen some highways for another day, though a portion of Interstate 25 reopened south of...
    Gillette, Wyoming (CNN)This Wyoming coal town is a place of contradictions. At dawn, the land looks heavenly: Winds rattle the sagebrush; cotton-candy skies make a dusting of snow glow in pastel hues. Later in the afternoon, though, you look to the horizon and see the Earth hemorrhaging gray dust as trucks haul coal from pits...
    The intermediateinterviewed, exclusively, Pablo Iglesias, protagonist of this Monday after his decision to leave the vice-presidency of the Government to stand in the elections of the Community of Madrid. The leader of Podemos visited the La Sexta program to comment on his decision with Wyoming and Sandra Sabatés, but at the end of the...
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers have endorsed a plan to set aside money to sue states that turn away from using coal to generate electricity. The House Minerals, Business and Economic Development Committee voted unanimously Friday to advance the bill that would reserve $1.2 million to sue states that support shutting down Wyoming coal-fired...
    The blizzard that dumped more than 2 feet of snow this weekend in the Denver area was the fourth largest in the city’s history, the National Weather Service announced Monday.  Residents across Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska are now digging out after the major winter storm left at least 24 inches of snow around Boulder and Fort Collins and nearly 31 in Cheyenne — breaking a two-day total record there of 25.2 inches...
    WELLINGTON, Colo. (CBS4)– Interstate 25 remained closed on Monday from Wellington to the Wyoming State Line after the blizzard. The Colorado Department of Transportation said the driving conditions remained unsafe due to drifting snow. CDOT closed all lanes of I-25 in that area on Sunday due to deteriorating driving conditions. There is no estimate on...
    The Associated Press People in Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska were digging out Monday from a powerful late winter snowstorm that led to airport and road closures, power outages and avalanche warnings. The storm dropped 27.1 inches (68.3 centimeters) of snow at Denver International Airport by the end of Sunday, making it the fourth biggest snowfall...
    People in Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska were digging out Monday from a powerful late winter snowstorm that led to airport and road closures, power outages and avalanche warnings. The storm dropped 27.1 inches (68.3 centimeters) of snow at Denver International Airport by the end of Sunday, making it the fourth biggest snowfall in the city’s...
    Unlike many other states during the pandemic, Wyoming attracted visitors seeking the great outdoors with its national parks, and was also successful in attracting job seekers and business interests. “Overall, the U.S. travel economy declined nearly 45%, whereas Wyoming's travel economy only declined 25%. In the year ahead, we anticipate a rise in popularity...
    Two proposed bills that enable younger Wyomingites to hunt, including those with terminal illnesses, have the support of the Wyoming Wildlife Federation (WWF). House Bill 115 (HB115) would allow 11-year-olds to hunt if they turn 12 within the calendar year. House Bill 84 (HB84), the Naomi Hunting Age Exemption Act, would allow the state’s...
    A powerful late winter storm hit the central Rocky Mountains Sunday with heavy snow and wind, leading to airport and highway closures, power outages and avalanche warnings in parts of Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska. The storm dumped anywhere from a foot to 40 inches on the Denver metropolitan area, according to CBS News weather producer...
    A BLIZZARD has slammed Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska, putting 7million under winter weather alerts hours after a twister hit Texas. The powerful storm, which the National Weather Service dubbed "historic and crippling," pummeled the central Rocky Mountain area with heavy snow and wind on Sunday. 6Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska were hit with a powerful late...
    A severe winter storm hit the west-central United States on Sunday, with snowfall and high winds causing blackouts and forcing airports and streets to close in Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska. Miami World – AP The National Weather Service warned that the winter storm will prevent the transfer of the population on Sunday and part of...
    The Associated Press A powerful late winter snowstorm intensified over the central Rocky Mountains on Sunday with heavy snow and wind leading to airport and road closures, power outages and avalanche warnings in parts of Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska. The National Weather Service in Wyoming called it a “historic and crippling” winter storm that would...
    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Interstate 25 is closed from Wellington, Colorado, (milepost 278) to the Wyoming state line on Saturday night. The Colorado State Patrol announced the closure at about 7:30 p.m. Officials blamed bad weather and poor visibility. On Sunday the stretch of highway remained closed. “Detours or overnight alternatives advised. Stay safe...
    The Associated Press A powerful late winter snowstorm intensified over the central Rocky Mountains on Sunday with heavy snow and wind leading to airport and road closures, power outages and avalanche warnings in parts of Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska. The National Weather Service in Wyoming called it a “historic and crippling” winter storm that would...
    (Reuters) - A dangerous winter storm was pummeling large swaths of the U.S. Rockies and western Plains on Sunday morning, forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights in Denver and shutting down major highways. Two to 3 feet (0.6 to 0.9 meter) of snow could fall across parts of the region, the National Weather Service...
    The newly enacted Democratic $1.9 trillion spending bill includes additional funding of as much as $22.5 billion for states that have not yet expanded their Medicaid programs under Obamacare. Red states that have long resisted the expansion of the low-income government healthcare program will now find it hard to turn down the money. Indeed,...
    By MARGARET AUSTIN, Wyoming Tribune Eagle CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Although Wyoming is the least-populated state in the country, its people thrive on coming together – whether it’s at a rodeo, a fundraiser or a University of Wyoming football game. As the saying goes, “Wyoming is one small town with really long streets.” So when...
    DENVER - A powerful spring snowstorm was expected over the next three days to blanket parts of the U.S. Rockies and central High Plains where forecasters warned of whiteout conditions, power outages and avalanches. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued blizzard warnings for parts of Wyoming and western Nebraska, where quickly accumulating snowfall of up...
    New York : Denver, Colorado, will be one of the cities hardest hit by this weekend’s snowstorm. In the file photo, the effects of a winter system in the city. Photo: Thomas Cooper / . DENVER, Colorado – The unexpected delay in the arrival of a powerful snowstorm and wind...
    By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - A powerful spring snow storm was expected over the next three days to blanket parts of the U.S. Rockies and central High Plains where forecasters warned of whiteout conditions, power outages and avalanches. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued blizzard warnings for parts of Wyoming and western Nebraska, where quickly...
    (CNN)Much of the country is gearing up for severe weather this weekend as late-season winter storms intensify.A slow-moving system could produce the biggest snowfall in decades for the Eastern Rockies and Western Plains before it moves east -- and the Storm Prediction Center has issued a level three out of five severe weather threat. Parts...
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Lawmakers in Wyoming, where gay college student Matthew Shepard was killed more than 20 years ago, again decided not to adopt a hate crimes law. Wyoming is one of just three states that haven’t enacted hate crimes legislation since Shepard was beaten and left for dead in Laramie in 1998. The...
    Some 20 million Americans, from the Rockies to the Mississippi River Valley, on Friday were bracing for the arrival Winter Storm Xylia this weekend, which is expected to bring potentially life-threatening weather conditions, including historic snowfalls, flash flooding and even tornadoes.  The National Weather Service's Weather Prediction Center warned of a significant winter storm moving...
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — State lawmakers have set aside Wyoming's latest attempt to adopt a hate-crimes law. A bill tabled Thursday by the House Judiciary Committee would have allowed prosecutors to consider a criminal's biases when they seek punishment for crimes. Such biases could have been against the victim's race, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation,...
    WINTER Storm Xylia could shatter major snowfall records for the eighth time since September as it hits out this weekend. Xylia is set to smash a 1979 snowstorm record in Cheyenne, Wyoming when 25.6 inches fell over three days, as it hits part of the Rockies and High Plains this weekend. 11Residents have been...
    New York : DENVER, Colorado – More than 30 million people will be hit by an “unprecedented” winter storm in the Rocky Mountain and Midwest states and the central United States., which is anticipated to run from this Friday to next Tuesday, with historic snow accumulations. Although the region is used to this type...
    New York : The snowstorm this weekend will complicate traffic in cities like Denver, Colorado. Photo: Joe Mahoney / . A powerful winter storm named “Xylia” could break snow record between this Friday and Sunday in areas of the western and central United States, from the Rocky Mountains to the...
    Sandra Sabatés commented on The intermediate that this Thursday “a year ago the WHO declared covid-19 a pandemic, since then the coronavirus leaves us unthinkable data only twelve months ago. “ “A total of 2.6 million deaths worldwide and 118 million infected. The pandemic has completely changed our lives and the great hope to overcome...
    Terrell Gomez scored 20 points and No. 19 San Diego State beat Wyoming 69-66 on Thursday to advance to the Mountain West Conference Tournament semifinals. The Cowboys had a chance to tie it at the buzzer, but Marcus Williams’ long 3-pointer missed badly. Jordan Schakel and Trey Pulliam each scored 15 points for the Aztecs...
    By MEAD GRUVER, Associated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers will continue to discuss proposed election changes endorsed by Donald Trump Jr. for their potential to undermine U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney but not for next year as originally planned. A legislative committee voted Thursday to delay the proposal for what would be Wyoming's first...