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Cheney presses primary foe on Trump's false election claim

Jul. 01, 2022 00:50 AM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Capitol insurrection dominated Thursday's debate in Wyoming among U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney and her four Republican primary challengers, with Cheney pressing her Donald Trump-backed opponent on whether she agreed with the former president's claim that widespread fraud...

Hog Park Reservoir will be full by end of weekend

Jun. 11, 2022 14:01 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Hog Park Reservoir is expected to be 100% full soon, the Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities predicted Friday. Among the six BOPU reservoirs, this one may fill up on or around Sunday. The agency had some cautions for people in the area of this body of water,...

Nebraska suspect shot and killed by police in Cheyenne

May. 29, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A man wanted in a fatal shooting in Nebraska was shot and killed by police in Wyoming on Saturday, the Cheyenne Police Department said. Members of the Cheyenne Police-Laramie County Joint SWAT Team opened fire on Davin Darayle Saunders around midday after...

Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney tests positive for COVID-19

May. 25, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney said Wednesday that she had tested positive for COVID-19 and planned to work through minor symptoms she said she was experiencing. The Wyoming Republican's diagnosis comes amid a nationwide surge in new coronavirus cases and reports of...

Wind energy company kills 150 eagles in US, pleads guilty

Apr. 06, 2022 18:40 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A subsidiary of one of the largest U.S. providers of renewable energy pleaded guilty to criminal charges and was ordered to pay over $8 million in fines and restitution after at least 150 eagles were killed at its wind farms in eight states, federal prosecutors said...

Convicted killer from MN dies after chase ending in Colorado

Apr. 05, 2022 13:07 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man convicted of killing his wife in Minnesota in 1999 has died following a law enforcement pursuit from Wyoming to Colorado, according to state patrol officials. Troopers began chasing 66-year-old Craig Licari on Highway 85 out of Cheyenne Thursday when he...

Laramie County deputy shot, suspect killed in Cheyenne

Apr. 03, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Laramie County sheriff's deputy is expected to recover from a gunshot wound he sustained in an exchange of fire with a person suspected of assaulting and robbing a student at Laramie County Community College, the sheriff's office says. The suspect was killed in the...