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USDA veterinarian: Bird flu outbreak could be 'devastating'

USDA veterinarian: Bird flu outbreak could be 'devastating'

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The nation's poultry industry may have to live with a deadly bird flu strain for several years, which would be "devastating," the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief veterinary officer said Thursday.

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Lake search for bodies of woman, kids murdered 30 years ago

Lake search for bodies of woman, kids murdered 30 years ago

CHEYENNE — Investigators once again are preparing to search a deep lake near Pinedale for the bodies of a woman and her two children murdered in rural Fremont County more than 30 years ago.

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USDA confirms bird flu at 5th South Dakota turkey farm

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Five commercial turkey farms in South Dakota have now been infected with a bird flu strain that's led to the deaths of more than 250,000 turkeys in the state and over 2.5 million birds in the Midwest.

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Laramie hospice volunteers provide vital service

Laramie hospice volunteers provide vital service

Hospice of Laramie volunteers Greta Jakstonyte and Mary Lee Egnaczak pose for a photo in Laramie. Hospice volunteers provide a vital service by helping people with terminal illnesses. (Jeremy Martin, Laramie Daily Boomerang)

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Wyoming hopes tourists flock to former nuclear launch site

Wyoming hopes tourists flock to former nuclear launch site

This April 6, 2015 photo shows a tunnel that allows access to an underground bunker housing the launch control center at the Air Force's Quebec-01 Missile Alert Facility north of Cheyenne, Wyo. The facility was built in 1962 and was deactivated in 2006. Five missile alert facilities of the 4…

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Cowboy Draw has first jackpot

Cowboy Draw has first jackpot

CHEYENNE — Someone has hit the first jackpot in the Wyoming Lottery's Cowboy Draw game.

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Billionaire's American West art collection to be sold in NYC

Billionaire's American West art collection to be sold in NYC

NEW YORK — Christie's auction house will offer a large group of paintings depicting the American West from the collection of billionaire businessman William Koch, including two famous Wyoming landscapes.

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Chain-reaction crashes near Cheyenne leave six seriously injured; highway remains closed

Chain-reaction crashes near Cheyenne leave six seriously injured; highway remains closed

Six people were seriously injured in a series of chain-reaction crashes Thursday on Interstate 80 west of Cheyenne, the Wyoming Highway Patrol reported.

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Verizon slices up the bundle, lets customers choose

Verizon slices up the bundle, lets customers choose

This April 7, 2013 photo shows the Verizon Studio booth at MetLife Stadium, in East Rutherford, N.J. Verizon is giving its customers have more control over the channels they pay for as the cacophony of cord cutting reshapes cable TV. Verizon's FiOS Custom TV, available Sunday, April 19, 2015…

April 17, 2015 8:23 am(0)

North Carolina man killed by train in Wyoming

GILLETTE — A 28-year-old North Carolina man has been struck and killed by a train in northeast Wyoming.

April 17, 2015 7:15 am(0)

UW Geological Museum ranked among nation's 'Most Amazing'

LARAMIE — A website that provides information about colleges around the country ranks the University of Wyoming Geological Museum 12th on its list of the "50 Most Amazing College Museums."

April 17, 2015 6:15 am(0)
After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilots

After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilots

In this March 25, 2015 file photo, a rescue worker climbs past debris at the plane crash site near Seyne-les-Alpes, France after a Germanwings jetliner crashed Tuesday in the French Alps. Following the intentional crashing of Germanwings Flight 9525 by the co-pilot a long-running debate over…

April 17, 2015 5:35 am(0)

August trial set for man charged in violent machete attack

FRISCO, Colo. — A judge has set an August trial date for a man charged in a violent machete attack near Keystone.

April 16, 2015 8:15 pm(0)

Grand Teton Park to net $70K more from new fee structure

JACKSON — Grand Teton National Park managers say proposed changes to various fees charged to private businesses will generate about $70,000 in additional money each year.

April 16, 2015 6:15 pm(0)

Court skeptical of challenge to Obama's climate change plan

WASHINGTON — Two out of three judges on a federal appeals court panel expressed doubts Thursday about a legal challenge to the Obama administration's far-reaching plan to address climate change.

April 16, 2015 6:00 pm(0)
USDA veterinarian: Bird flu outbreak could be 'devastating'

USDA veterinarian: Bird flu outbreak could be 'devastating'

In this photo provided by Bethany Hahn is a flock of turkeys at a Minnesota poultry farm. The country’s poultry industry may have to live with a deadly bird flu strain for several years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s chief veterinary officer said Thursday, April 16, 2015 on a visit to…

April 16, 2015 5:20 pm(0)
Ai Weiwei's bronze zodiac animals set for Wyoming display

Ai Weiwei's bronze zodiac animals set for Wyoming display

In this March photo, dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei speaks during an interview near a playground outside a shopping mall in Beijing. Weiwei will soon open an exhibition at the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, Wyo. The work is called Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads and it featur…

April 16, 2015 5:21 pm(0)
Don't panic, college seniors: Jobs for grads likely to grow

Don't panic, college seniors: Jobs for grads likely to grow

Record clerk Josh Kelly puts LP records in sales bins at Vintage Vinyl Records April 14, in Fords, N.J. A recent Rutgers graduate, Kelly is working at the record store and living with friends while he tries to land a job in journalism or radio programming. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

April 16, 2015 3:30 pm(0)
Don't panic, college seniors: Jobs for grads likely to grow

Don't panic, college seniors: Jobs for grads likely to grow

Record clerk Josh Kelly checks the condition of a used LP record as he puts it in a sales bins at Vintage Vinyl Records April 14, in Fords, N.J. A recent Rutgers graduate, Kelly is working at the record store and living with friends while he tries to land a job in journalism or radio program…

April 16, 2015 3:30 pm(0)
Stock of online marketplace Etsy surges in trading debut

Stock of online marketplace Etsy surges in trading debut

Kristina Salen, center left, Etsy’s Chief Financial Officer, stands with Chad Dickerson, center right, Chairman and CEO, to celebrate the company's IPO with employees and guests at the Nasdaq MarketSite, Thursday, April 16, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

April 16, 2015 2:46 pm(0)
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