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Busy Wyoming airport serving parks to close for runway work

Nov. 30, 2021 16:46 PM EST

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's busiest airport will close for more than two months next year during a $42 million runway reconstruction project. Jackson Hole Airport in the southern end of Grand Teton is the only major U.S. commercial airport surrounded by a national...

Maldonado leads Wyoming past CSU Fullerton 79-66

Nov. 30, 2021 00:29 AM EST

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Hunter Maldonado had 21 points as Wyoming topped Cal State Fullerton 79-66 on Monday night. Graham Ike had 17 points and nine rebounds for the unbeaten Cowboys (6-0). Xavier DuSell added 16 points, while Drake Jeffries scored 14. ...

Cordeiro leads Hawaii past Wyoming 38-14

Nov. 27, 2021 18:57 PM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Chevan Cordeiro threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Hawaii became bowl-eligible with a 38-14 victory over Wyoming on Saturday. Cordeiro completed 19 of 31 passes for 323 yards with one interception. He was the game's leading rusher...

Jeffries lifts Wyoming over Hastings College 108-59

Nov. 26, 2021 23:11 PM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Drake Jeffries had a career-high 33 points as Wyoming easily defeated Hastings College 108-59 on Friday night. Xavier DuSell had 20 points and six assists for Wyoming, which won its fifth consecutive game to open the season. Hunter Thompson added 15...

USS Cheyenne arrives for work at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

Nov. 23, 2021 17:16 PM EST

KITTERY, Maine (AP) — The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Cheyenne arrived at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for maintenance work on Tuesday. The nuclear-powered submarine with more than 140 crew members will be undergoing routine work in coming months to extend the...

Officials: Brian Laundrie fatally shot himself in the head

Nov. 23, 2021 16:31 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Brian Laundrie, who was found dead last month in a Florida swamp, shot himself in the head, officials announced Tuesday. Laundrie had been the subject of a manhunt for more than a month as investigators searched for clues in the slaying of his girlfriend,...

Maldonado carries Wyoming over Grand Canyon 68-61

Nov. 22, 2021 23:54 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Hunter Maldonado had 17 points, seven rebounds and seven assists as Wyoming beat Grand Canyon 68-61 on Monday night. Graham Ike had 13 points for Wyoming (4-0). Jeremiah Oden added 12 points. Drake Jeffries had six rebounds. Jovan...

Nebraska bank acquiring Wyoming-based Western States Bank

Nov. 22, 2021 09:50 AM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The parent company of First National Bank of Omaha is acquiring Wyoming-based Western States Bank. Terms of the deal announced Monday weren't released, but the companies said Western States has $542 million in total assets and runs 10 branches in...

Wyoming town officials 'ecstatic' about landing nuke project

Nov. 21, 2021 10:15 AM EST

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — With just four years left before its coal plant shutters, the southwestern Wyoming town of Kemmerer, population 2,750, has been bracing for a seemingly inevitable loss. Along with the neighboring coal mine, the Naughton Power Plant is one of the...

Sven's TD runs of 43, 98 yards help Wyoming beat Utah State

Nov. 21, 2021 01:00 AM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Levi Williams threw two touchdown passes, Titus Sven ran for scores of 43 and 98 yards and Wyoming beat Utah State 44-17 on Saturday night to snap the Aggies' five-game win streak. Williams was 12-of-15 passing for 224 yards with an interception and...