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Wyoming health officials use ads to promote COVID-19 shots

Jan. 16, 2021 1:10 PM EST

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — It’s one thing to market a brand of perfume or a new kind of chocolate bar — things people want but don’t need. It’s another beast altogether to try to market a vaccine — something people need but that some in Wyoming may not want. As vaccines roll out...

Over 100 Wyoming National Guard troops going to inauguration

Jan. 15, 2021 12:49 PM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming will send over 100 National Guard soldiers and airmen to help with security during Wednesday's inauguration of Joe Biden as president in Washington, D.C. The troops are going on a volunteer basis after federal National Guard officials asked all 50 states for help, the Wyoming...

FILE - This July 16, 2004, file photo, shows a gray wolf at the Wildlife Science Center in Forest Lake, Minn. Two groups opposing a Colorado ballot initiative to reintroduce the gray wolf into the state conceded the race Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, even though the race is too early to call because thousands of ballots are still uncounted. (AP Photo/Dawn Villella, File)

Colorado begins wolf reintroduction plans OK'd by voters

Jan. 14, 2021 3:52 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado could have to navigate years of pending litigation over the Trump administration’s delisting of the gray wolf from the Endangered Species Act as it tries to enact its own voter-approved initiative to reintroduce the predator to the state, top wildlife officials were told...

FILE - Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) talks with Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) following a 24-17 Ravens win in an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., in this Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, file photo. Buffalo's Josh Allen and Baltimore's Lamar Jackson become the first quarterbacks of the five-member 2018 first-round draft class set to meet in the playoffs as the Bills prepare to face the Ravens in the AFC divisional round on Saturday night, Jan. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/John Munson, File)

Allen, Jackson set for playoff showdown as Bills host Ravens

Jan. 14, 2021 2:09 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Ravens coach John Harbaugh was immediately impressed by Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen’s competitive fire following their first face-to-face encounter in an NFL setting. It happened in the 2018 season opener, when the then-raw rookie Bills quarterback was shoved into the...

Weather service records high winds, snow in Wyoming

Jan. 14, 2021 11:56 AM EST

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The National Weather Service has recorded usually high wind gusts in Wyoming on Wednesday. The state is known for its swift winds, but saw a gust of 105 mph (170 kph) on Wednesday near Cheyenne and a gust of 101 mph (160 kph) near Atlantic City, the Casper Star-Tribune reported. In...

Doutrive scores 17 to lift Boise St. over Wyoming 90-70

Jan. 13, 2021 11:50 PM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Devonaire Doutrive came off the bench to tally 17 points to lift Boise State to a 90-70 win over Wyoming on Wednesday night, the Broncos’ 12th consecutive victory and the first time they ever started league play 8-0. Abu Kigab had 15 points for Boise State (12-1, 8-0 Mountain...

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2019 file photo, Republican Conference chair Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks with reporters at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Impeachment could become defining moment for Liz Cheney

Jan. 13, 2021 6:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just before a mob unleashed a deadly rampage on the U.S. Capitol last week, President Donald Trump told tens of thousands of supporters that “we got to get rid” of Rep. Liz Cheney. The Wyoming congresswoman and No. 3 House Republican had already broken with the president on...

Governor: Wyoming will fight any Biden regulations on energy

Jan. 12, 2021 6:49 PM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming will push back against any federal regulations brought by the Biden administration that hinder development of fossil fuels and other resources, Gov. Mark Gordon told state lawmakers kicking off their annual session Tuesday. “There is good reason to be concerned the...

Wyoming expects below normal spring runoff this year

Jan. 12, 2021 4:43 PM EST

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Most rivers in Wyoming will be at below-average levels this spring, a report said. The report released Monday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated that the North Platte River, which runs through Casper, will be at less than half of its average where it enters the Nebraska...

New Allegiant flights from Jackson Hole to Reno, Las Vegas

Jan. 12, 2021 1:16 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Allegiant Air has announced new non-stop air service between Jackson Hole, Wyoming and Reno and Las Vegas beginning in June. The new routes are among 21 the Las Vegas-based airline announced on Tuesday, including eight that were delayed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s...