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Navy SEAL who says he shot bin Laden was at war for years

Navy SEAL who says he shot bin Laden was at war for years

WASHINGTON — Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill, who says he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden, played a role in some of the most consequential combat missions of the post-9/11 era, including three depicted in Hollywood movies. And now he's telling the world about them.

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Audit: Terrorism prevention money paid for take-home SUV, anti-drug cameras

Taxpayer money meant to protect Wyoming from terrorist attacks instead helped pay for a take-home vehicle for the undersheriff of the Laramie County Sheriff's Office and was used by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation to pay for neighborhood drug activity surveillance cameras, a f…

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9/11 ceremonies set for Wednesday, remembrance ride on Sunday

Two ceremonies commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and honoring the civilians and emergency responders who died in them will be held in Billings on Wednesday.

September 10, 2013 2:30 pmLoading…

E.J. Dionne Jr.: Time to lean more toward liberty

WASHINGTON — The hardest thing in an argument is to acknowledge competing truths. We know that our government will continue with large-scale surveillance programs to prevent future terrorist attacks. We also know that such programs have operated up to now with too little public scrutiny and …

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Authorities: Sex assault explains homicide secrecy

LANDER, Wyo. — Authorities in Fremont County have confirmed they are relying on a state law that allows restricting information about sexual assaults to withhold the names of both the victim and suspect in a recent homicide.

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Guest opinion: Let us not forget memorials' import

Tuesday is the 11th anniversary of 9/11. And three months later, we will mark the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The two worst attacks on American soil each resulted in nearly 3,000 deaths and led the nation to war. Still, given the passage of time, Dec. 7 will be n…

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Disbelief, sadness, anger: Wyomingites reflect on Sept. 11, 2001

Disbelief, sadness, anger: Wyomingites reflect on Sept. 11, 2001

LANDER, Wyo. — The terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, forever changed our country. It became a defining event of a generation. It is one of those days, even we, far away in Wyoming, will never forget.

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Donn Kesselheim

Donn Kesselheim

Donn Kesselheim, of Lander, Wyo., was in boot camp during the end of World War II when he decided to become a pacifist. He believes America took the wrong direction by going to war after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

September 10, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…
Michael Humphrey

Michael Humphrey

Michael Humphrey, of Jackson, Wyo., in July finished four years as a U.S. Marine, serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Humphrey enlisted in the Marine Corps after graduating high school because the memory of the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, has stuck with him.

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UW professor recounts relief efforts

UW professor recounts relief efforts

CASPER, Wyo. — Michael Barker’s perspective on the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks is much more personal than that of most Americans. Within hours after the collapse of the twin towers, he was on a rescue mission at ground zero.

September 07, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…
Craig Acres

Craig Acres

Craig Acres spent a couple of weeks in New York City after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks helping recovery efforts by keeping birds and rats away from the debris from the World Trade Center towers that contained the remains of victims of the attacks.

September 07, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…
Police, firefighters say seamless communication the biggest change since 9/11

Police, firefighters say seamless communication the biggest change since 9/11

CASPER, Wyo. — Chris Walsh was at home that morning. He was getting dressed in shirt and tie when it came on the television. When the second plane hit, it became real.

September 06, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…
I-beam from World Trade Center being transported to Billings

I-beam from World Trade Center being transported to Billings

A piece of I-beam recovered from the World Trade Center site after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and given to Montana State University Billings will arrive in Billings on Sunday.

May 12, 2011 11:52 am Photos

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