State And Regional
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Grand Avenue in Laramie has reopened in time for fall classes to start at the University of Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — The head of the company planning to build 1,000 turbines in Carbon County says the project will proceed with or without federal tax incentives.
Concerned that 10 years of work to remove brook trout from Soda Butte Creek has been ineffective, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials are considering poisoning about 12 miles of the stream just outside Yellowstone National Park to kill the nonnatives.
MELROSE — Mountain goats, three crystal-clear lakes filled with trout, and a short side trip to see historic charcoal kilns are waiting for those willing to navigate a narrow mountain road into southwest Montana’s Pioneer Mountains.
In an unusual tactic, Montana’s largest private landowners have taken their proposal for a land exchange with the Bureau of Land Management directly to the public via a website.
CODY, Wyo. — After an inaugural 2013 program that organizers said was “wildly successful,” Cody’s Wild West River Fest returns this weekend with a wide range of family friendly events centered around the Shoshone River.
CASPER, Wyo. — More than 19,000 Wyomingites voted ahead of Tuesday’s Republican and Democratic primaries, which winnow down each party’s list of candidates for the Nov. 4 general election.
HELENA — The 16,000 state employees and retirees insured by the state health plan likely will face rate increases of 15 percent to 27 percent next year, and lower benefits, to cover higher-than-expected medical costs, state officials said Monday.
Once upon a time, long, long ago, there was a lake. A large and deep lake, formed by an enormous glacier that crept down from the north and blocked an entire drainage of the Rocky Mountains. Periodically, the glacial dam would break up, triggering enormous floods of water rushing toward the …
HAVRE — Leaflets purportedly from white supremacists promoting a neighborhood watch group appeared outside homes in Havre neighborhoods, including one where many Native Americans live, residents said.
BUTTE — The two suspects in the Wise River killing are now in Dillon jail on deliberate homicide charges. Each is being held on more than $500,000 bond.
BUTTE — The former director of operations at the Old Prison Museums in Deer Lodge has pleaded guilty to embezzlement and forgery.
A young girl who died Sunday morning after falling into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone has been identified.
HELENA — Sen. John Walsh, who withdrew Aug. 7 as a candidate for his U.S. Senate seat, is distributing nearly $180,000 of his leftover campaign funds to other Democratic candidates and state party groups.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming increasingly has become a one-party state in recent years, and the Republican primaries for governor and two of the state’s congressional seats Tuesday could well prove to be the definitive contests.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A 67-year-old grandmother from Sheridan who doesn’t normally enter games of chance will be the first person to buy a lottery ticket sold in Wyoming next weekend when the state joins the nationwide jackpot frenzy.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Tuesday's primary will decide how Wyoming voters rate Gov. Matt Mead's first term in office and whether his two challengers have gained traction within the state Republican Party. Here are five things to know about the vote:
JACKSON, Wyo. — Boaters in the Jackson Hole region often disregard Wyoming’s requirement that they have their watercraft inspected for aquatic invasive species, a state Game and Fish Department report says.
BUTTE — Police are searching for a man who pointed a handgun at a Safeway employee Sunday afternoon.
CASPER, Wyo. — Police are investigating the disappearance of up to $50,000 from Casper Youth Baseball.
KALISPELL — A 59-year-old Livingston woman died when a car crossed U.S. Highway 2 in front of the motorcycle on which she was a passenger.
HELENA — Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly to 4.6 percent in July.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park is giving visitors to the park this fall a heads up on some significant road construction work that will result in long detours.
GREAT FALLS — Bail was set at $2 million for a Great Falls man suspected of killing a Cascade County sheriff’s deputy during a chase while the suspect was awaiting sentencing on a robbery case.
MISSOULA — Officials in northwestern Montana say a 62-year-old Missoula man is missing and presumed drowned after falling off a boat in Middle Thompson Lake, about 45 miles southeast of Libby.