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1 year 5 months ago

About 500 wild horses now at Montana ranch

ENNIS, Mont. (AP) - About 500 wild horses have arrived so far at the Spanish Q Ranch in western Montana as Bureau of Land Management officials work to reassure neighboring landowners about the long-term holding facility. The Montana Standard reports the horses, all geldings, began arriving Feb. 27. Officials say...

1 year 6 months ago

Cheney criticizes Obama nominees in Wyoming speech

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney says President Barack Obama is jeopardizing U.S. national security by nominating substandard candidates for key cabinet posts and degrading the U.S. military. Cheney, a Wyoming native, made his comments Saturday night to about 300 members of the state's Republican Party in...

1 year 8 months ago

Witness recalls killing at Wyo. community college

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A student who witnessed last week's bow-and-arrow killing of a Wyoming community college instructor says she thought at first that the assailant brought the weapon into the classroom only to try to scare the victim. Casper College student Alexus Knight tells KTWO-AM (bit.ly/VqC19M) that slain computer...

1 year 9 months ago

King Soopers, City Market recalling ice cream

DENVER (AP) - King Soopers and City Market are recalling ice cream because of concerns over pecan allergies. The recall involves Kroger Deluxe French Vanilla ice cream sold in Colorado, Arizona, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The federal Food and Drug Administration says people...

1 year 9 months ago

Smith leads Wyoming past Colorado St. 45-31

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Brett Smith passed for four touchdowns and ran for another in leading Wyoming past Colorado State 45-31 Saturday. Wyoming (2-7, 1-4 Mountain West) snapped a four-game losing streak and won its fourth straight over the Rams (2-7, 1-4). It is the Cowboys' longest win streak in...

1 year 10 months ago

Air Force defeats Wyoming 28-27

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Backup quarterback Kale Pearson scored on a 5-yard run in the fourth quarter on his only play of the game, lifting Air Force over Wyoming 28-27 Saturday night. Connor Dietz, who left the game for one play because of an injury, passed for 141 yards and...

2 years 6 months ago

Lyons' 6 3-pointers guide Air Force 58-53

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Michael Lyons sank six 3-pointers and scored 24 points to lead Air Force to a 58-53 win over Wyoming on Wednesday night, snapping the Falcons' seven-game losing streak and handing Dave Pilipovich his first win as a college head coach. The Falcons (12-11, 2-7 Mountain West)...

2 years 7 months ago

Colorado chase ends in with crash in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming state troopers arrested a man who sped away from Colorado patrolmen before crashing into a van carrying a family of eight on Interstate 25 in Cheyenne. None of the family members was seriously hurt. The Wyoming Highway Patrol said Tuesday the man demanded that troopers...

2 years 11 months ago

Ozone rule status quo for Rockies gas drilling

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming congressional leaders say they're glad the Obama administration has backed away from lowering the federal limit for ozone pollution, but environmentalists say it is stepping away from fixing the state's ozone problem. Last winter, ozone levels near gas drilling areas in the Upper Green...

3 years 1 month ago

Family members arrive for memorial

Family members have just entered the Heritage Ballroom at the Antlers Hilton in downtown Colorado Springs for a celebration of life for members of the Constantinides family killed in a flash flood in Wyoming last week. Laurel Constantinides and her three adopted children, Hannah, Zoe, and Lucia were killed...

3 years 1 month ago

Local fighters thinking about one of their own

Colorado's mixed martial arts community is rallying around one of their own. Alex Constantinides lost his wife, Laurel, and three daughters when they died in rushing waters that pushed their family S.U.V. off a southern Wyoming highway early Tuesday. Alex is a nationally known ringside doctor for the sport....

3 years 1 month ago

Laurel Constantinides remembered

Friends of the Constantinides are speaking out about a family whose mother and three children were taken in an instant. Alex and Laurel Constantinides adopted 8 year old Hanna and 5 year old Zoey through Chinese Children Charities. They're a group based in the Denver suburb of Centennial that finds...

3 years 3 months ago

Wyoming native named top 2011 AFA grad

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - A Wyoming native has been named the top graduate of the Air Force Academy class of 2011. The academy board chose Hal Schmidt Jr. of Cody for the award last week. He will graduate on Wednesday with about 1,000 other seniors. Schmidt graduated from...

3 years 4 months ago

Man accused of assaults in Wyoming, Colorado

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a man suspected of attacking two people in Cheyenne, Wyo., forcing one of them to cross into Colorado and assaulting her again. Wyoming officials say 23-year-old Anthony M. Gonzales was arrested by Colorado authorities Thursday on suspicion of assault and kidnapping. ...

3 years 5 months ago

Wyo. high snowpack levels bring flooding concerns

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming climatologists say they're grateful for above-average snowpack levels to help with drought conditions but they're wary about potential flooding. Several basins were listed as "high" risk for flooding by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The forecast is for when snow melts in the...

3 years 5 months ago

Wyoming hosts Colorado in WNIT 3rd round game

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming gets another home game in the Women's National Invitation Tournament when the Cowgirls host Colorado. But other than the crowd, the Cowgirls won't have as much of a homecourt advantage as it normally enjoys over its opponent. The Cowgirls (24-8) host Colorado (17-15) in the...

3 years 9 months ago

CSU shut out in season finale at Wyoming

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Alvester Alexander ran in a school record five touchdowns as Wyoming beat Colorado State 44-0 in the Border War rivalry Saturday. Wyoming (3-9, 1-7 Mountain West Conference) broke a six-game losing streak while the Rams (3-9, 2-6) struggled on both sides of the ball. Alexander ran...

3 years 11 months ago

Air Force holds on against Wyoming

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Tim Jefferson ran 7 yards for the decisive score late in the fourth quarter and Jared Tew ran for 136 yards and a score to lead Air Force past Wyoming 20-14 on Saturday. Wyoming (1-3, 0-1 Mountain West Conference) blocked the extra point after Jefferson put...

4 years 3 weeks ago

One Arizona prison escapee caught

Federal agents on Monday captured one of two inmates who escaped from an Arizona prison as he walked, armed with a handgun, outside a Wyoming church, and were still hunting for the other fugitive and a suspected accomplice. Convicted killer Tracy Province told authorities he was relieved that the...

4 years 5 months ago

Highway 50 closed by weather

Highway travel in Colorado just went from bad to worse. I-70 is already closed indefinitely in both directions because of a massive rock slide. Now, according to the State Patrol, westbound Highway 50 has chain restrictions at Monarch Pass because of snow. Eastbound is closed. The best...

4 years 5 months ago

U.S. won't protect controversial bird

An Interior Department announcement Friday that it won't list sage grouse as an endangered or threatened species opens the way for continued development of the West's wind energy and oil and gas industries. Those industries will still face scrutiny in sage grouse habitat but much less so than if...

4 years 5 months ago

Struggling Falcons lose in Laramie

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Djibril Thiam scored 13 points, and Wyoming pulled away from Air Force late to end its eight-game losing streak with a 58-49 men's basketball victory Tuesday night. Ryan Dermody and Desmar Jackson each had 12 points for the Cowboys (10-19, 3-12 Mountain West Conference). Tom Fow...

4 years 6 months ago

Wyoming to Pueblo pipeline report released

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a report summarizing public comments it received on a proposed Wyoming-to-Colorado water pipeline. The Corps of Engineers on Tuesday said it received more than 1,500 written public comments and more than 570 comments at public meetings about the pipeline. Fort...

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