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CASPER, Wyo. — A federal judge on Tuesday upheld a jury’s decision to award $28.2 million to a Casper woman who suffered carbon monoxide poisoning from a faulty furnace, perhaps the largest civil judgment in Wyoming’s history.
CASPER, Wyo. — We zigzagged across the sage and stone, following a line visible only on a map — 7,700 feet above sea level.
CODY, Wyo. — The metal-plated Purple Heart insignia attached to the side of the Harley-Davidson vibrates as the biker guns his motorcycle up U.S. Highway 16.
CODY, Wyo. — Cody Police Chief Perry Rockvam met Wednesday with representatives of the Hells Angels motorcycle club, seeking an “open dialogue” with the group, a police spokesman said.
CASPER, Wyo. — Members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club rolled into Wyoming on Monday for the start of an annual week-long gathering.
George Gill hands over the never-published photos of the infant he calls Chiquita.
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…
CHEYENNE — The two Democrats on the state Legislature's 12-member Joint Appropriations Committee questioned on Monday Gov. Matt Mead's recommendation against expanding the Medicaid program to cover about 16,000 uninsured residents.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Saturday meeting between leaders of the Casper branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and a Ku Klux Klan organizer didn’t have the approval of higher-ups in the civil rights organization.
They didn’t think he would come. He was a Ku Klux Klan organizer, after all, and they were local leaders of the NAACP, historic enemies.
CASPER, Wyo. — One miner is dead and another injured after an early Friday morning incident at Arch Coal's Black Thunder coal mine in Wyoming, officials say.
The Houston company planning a $1.75 billion coal-to-gasoline plant near Medicine Bow might soon have to justify to a state board recent changes it’s made to plans for the long-delayed project, or face not getting a key permit extension.
CASPER, Wyo. — Bob Rollings loved that robot, but it had to go.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Russian state-owned uranium company wants to fully buy out Uranium One Inc., a firm with uranium projects in Wyoming, although company executives insist no uranium from the state will go to Russia.
CASPER, Wyo. — An environmental group is challenging a federal haze management plan for Wyoming, claiming it's not tough enough.
CASPER, Wyo. — Officials at several Wyoming school districts are working to get to the bottom of rumors of threats against their schools related to the last day of the ancient Mayan calendar on Friday — a day some believe will bring a world-ending apocalypse.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming environmental regulators rushed a mobile air quality monitoring station to Converse County after complaints because of oil drilling and gas flaring in the area.
Wyoming's highest court ruled a state board properly approved a proposed 62-turbine wind farm south of Glenrock — a project whose funding partner just filed for bankruptcy protection.
CASPER, Wyo. — A former downtown Casper pharmacy will soon begin a new life as a Great Harvest Bread Co. bakery, the centerpiece of a Canadian family also starting life anew.
A group seeking to protect a Wyoming Range site from oil and gas exploration is more than a million dollars short of the money it needs, with only days to go.
KIRBY, Wyo. — The video’s visuals are warm, Western and backed by finger-picked guitar strings.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Three leading state legislators and one former lawmaker on Thursday defended Wyoming's savings and spending choices in recent boom years, as budget cuts loom in the upcoming legislative session.
CASPER, Wyo. — University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan denies that he was pressured to remove an on-campus sculpture some saw as anti-coal, and he calls those who questioned its early removal "conspiracy theorists" in an opinion piece submitted to the Star-Tribune on Friday.
University of Wyoming officials sped up the removal of a controversial anti-coal sculpture because of the furor it caused, but chose to tell the public the removal was as scheduled and because of water damage, emails show.
CASPER, Wyo. — Sinclair Oil will pay a $378,000 fine under a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency stemming from a 2010 inspection of the company's troubled oil refinery near Rawlins, the agency announced Thursday.
CASPER, Wyo. -- A state legislative task force signed a bill that would allow nuclear waste storage in Wyoming, as long as it came from a nuclear power plant in the state.
CASPER, Wyo. — Fourteen Wyoming workers have died so far in 2012, the state's new workplace epidemiologist said Thursday.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Carbon County officials approved a 1,000-turbine wind farm, which now goes to a state board for review.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management is opening an environmental review of a Converse County road upgrade crucial to plans for a contested wind energy project.
CASPER, Wyo. — Rick Hopf needs to go bomb a fire. The DC-10 air tanker he flies has stood by, resting on the apron of the Casper/Natrona County International Airport all day Tuesday, as smaller aircraft fight the flames scorching Casper Mountain. But the midafternoon call has come. Hopf is p…
CASPER, Wyo. -- A New York City-based firm says it will acquire Andarko's Atlantic Rim natural gas project in the Washakie Basin in south-central Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — It was only 20 feet across, squeezed between the new pool table and the wide kitchen area.
CASPER, Wyo. — With one vote and a flip of a coin, Tom Bleming won a Republican party election.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Wednesday morning flash fire burned four contractors working on maintenance at the ConocoPhillips Lost Cabin natural gas processing plant in central Wyoming, the company said.
CASPER, Wyo. — With only a handful of qualified applicants for the state’s top oil and gas regulator job, Wyoming’s oil and gas commission is seeking more candidates.
CASPER, Wyo. — Contracts totaling nearly $17.8 million for 11 highway projects around the state were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its July teleconference meeting.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Nearly a year ago, a Federal Communications Commission inspector tuned in to several radio frequencies in Casper and heard music where it didn't belong.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Wyoming officials have started a campaign to sell Wyoming wind to California and are preparing a similar sales pitch to Colorado.
CASPER, Wyo. — A anti-global-warming activist group has canceled a coal protest camp slated to take place next month in Wyoming’s massive Powder River Basin coal field.
CASPER, Wyo. - The company that provides Casper’s electricity added a plaza and shelter to a local art museum to mark the utility’s mark 100th year.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming's governor, its oil and gas industry, a key legislator and a conservation group in the state agree on at least one thing: A federal decision to delay rules for hydraulic fracturing is a good thing.
CASPER, Wyo. — Proposed federal rules for the oil and gas industry practice of hydraulic fracturing will get a two-month delay, officials with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management said Monday.
CASPER, Wyo. — A federal investigative agency says it will study sulfur dioxide emissions from the Sinclair oil refinery near Rawlins, a move that could open the way for a harder look at the plant’s release of the pollutant.
CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead has appointed Bob King as interim oil and gas supervisor for Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — A coalition meant to strengthen ties between legislators in energy-producing states such as Wyoming and Alaska isn't going too well, some state legislators say.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s governor is asking the Interior Department for more time to study its proposed rules for the use of hydraulic fracturing on federal land.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Three conservation groups filed suit against the Interior Department in federal court Tuesday over a plan to open an ecologically fragile piece of northeast Wyoming to the development of hundreds of coalbed methane wells.
CASPER, Wyo. — It was a steady stream of money, and as any junkie would know, a guaranteed fix is a hard thing to turn down.
Wyoming oil and gas supervisor Tom Doll has resigned, Gov. Matt Mead announced late Thursday, slightly more than a week after Doll came under fire for remarks about some residents and a federal water investigation in west-central Wyoming.
WHEATLAND, Wyo. — Twelve years ago, Ida Black bought an empty stretch of pasture south of town.
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