Government And Politics
SHAWNEE, Kan. -- Tacked to the wall of Greg Orman's campaign office is a print of a John Steuart Curry painting, "Tragic Prelude," that hangs in the capitol in Topeka. It depicts John Brown of Osawatomie, 39 miles south of here, as what he was, a deranged product of "bleeding Kansas," the Ci…
NEW YORK — Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute.
WASHINGTON -- There is something deeply satisfying about the troubles punditry is having in nailing down exactly what's happening in the 2014 elections.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said Thursday he's hopeful that a federal judge will agree a quick administrative fix is all that's necessary to return wolf management to the state.
HELENA — Law enforcement agencies across Montana are partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration to offer people a chance to safely dispose of prescription medication Saturday.
CASPER, Wyo. — A November trial has been set in the case of a Mills police officer charged in the death of a police dog left in a hot patrol car in July.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — A panel led by state lawmakers has endorsed a series of bills designed to better protect employees' personal Internet accounts from their employers.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar says he plans to hold more debates before the November general election even if incumbent Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead won't participate.
HELENA — While Montana's median income rose last year, the poverty rate also increased.
WASHINGTON — The United States last declared war many wars ago, on June 5, 1942, when, to clarify legal ambiguities during a world conflagration, it declared war on Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. Today’s issue is not whether to declare war but only whether the president should even seek cong…
A bill before Congress would rename the Billings VA Clinic the Bear Root Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic.
WASHINGTON — Tucking into a dish of Scottish haggis is not a task for the fainthearted. There are various haggis recipes, but basically it is sheep’s pluck — the heart, lungs and liver — cooked together, then mixed with suet and oatmeal and boiled in a sheep’s stomach, then served, sometimes…
CASPER, Wyo. — Terry Vincent remembers ringing doorbells in that cheap, little plastic vest. He remembers proudly displaying his shiny tin badge, the one shaped like a star, the one that said he was a police officer, asking for candy in his favorite Halloween costume.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Corrections should be able to employ a firing squad to execute condemned inmates if the state can’t find the drugs to carry out lethal injections, a legislative committee voted Friday.
WASHINGTON — Over the last decade, Americans' views on foreign policy have swung sharply from support for intervention to a profound mistrust of any military engagement overseas. Over the same period, political debates on foreign affairs have been bitter and polarized, defined by the questio…
WASHINGTON — President Obama certainly didn't go looking for another war in the Middle East. Indeed, he contorted himself almost to the breaking point to avoid one. But as he explained to the country Wednesday night, he had no choice but to respond with "strength and resolve" to the barbarou…
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill transferring the Clifford P. Hansen Courthouse to Teton County has won approval in the U.S. Senate.
SEATTLE — Environmental groups sued the U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday over the shipment of volatile crude oil in older railroad tank cars.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — For the second time, the Wyoming Supreme Court has ordered a Sheridan judge to resentence one of three men convicted of murder in a 2009 home-invasion killing.
WASHINGTON — Since Barry Goldwater, accepting the Republicans' 1964 presidential nomination, said "extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice," Democrats have been decrying Republican "extremism." Actually, although there is abundant foolishness and unseemliness in American politics, rea…