Wyoming

News from the state of Wyoming

Seemingly safe GOP incumbents under attack from right-wing

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Republican U.S. Sen. James Lankford would seem to have all the conservative credentials he'd need to coast to re-election in deep-red...

Retired investigator: Biden nominee stonewalled 1989 probe

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BILLINGS, Mont. — President Joe Biden’s pick to oversee U.S. lands in the Western states stonewalled a 1989 investigation into the sabotage of an...

US drilling approvals increase despite Biden climate pledge

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BILLINGS, Mont. — Approvals for companies to drill for oil and gas on U.S. public lands are on pace this year to reach their...

Drought, heat, fire force fishing ban on Colorado River

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DENVER — Colorado wildlife officials on Wednesday urged anglers to avoid fishing along a stretch of the Colorado River because low flows during a...

Wyoming’s 1st female federal district judge to semi-retire

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's first female federal district judge plans to semi-retire in 2022, opening the way for Democratic President Joe Biden to nominate...

A look at 8 lawmakers appointed to probe Jan. 6 attack

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WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is acting swiftly to launch a new investigation of the violent Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol,...

Wyoming man accused of torching toddler has bail set at $1M

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Wyoming man accused of burning a toddler with a butane torch, killing him and disposing of his body in an...

Justices deny Wyoming, Montana coal suit against Washington

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday that it won't allow Wyoming and Montana to sue Washington state for denying a key...

High court expands eligibility for Clean Air Act exemption

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Friday said an expanded number of small refineries can seek an exemption from certain renewable fuel requirements. ...

Western drought brings another woe: voracious grasshoppers

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BILLINGS, Mont. — A punishing drought in the U.S. West is drying up waterways, sparking wildfires and leaving farmers scrambling for water. Next up:...