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BILLINGS, Mont. — Nurses fill the hospital room to turn a patient from his stomach to his back. The ventilator forcing air into him is most effective when he’s on his stomach, so he is in that position most hours of the day, sedated and paralyzed by drugs.

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Graduating high school seniors eyeing the University of Wyoming for their college of choice can look forward to a normal freshman year after university officials announced that classes will resume in-person at maximum capacity, and in-person student engagement programs and sporting events wi…

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AURORA, Colo. — Friends and family of the late “Dog the Bounty Hunter” reality TV show co-star Beth Chapman gathered in Colorado on Saturday where they remembered her as tough and irreverent, yet full of love even for some of the fugitives she helped apprehend.

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SHERIDAN — More than 100 students and teachers counted down in anticipation March 7 at Holy Name Catholic School. When the countdown finished, a high-altitude balloon flew into the sky, gradually disappearing from eyesight for a few minutes until it was no longer visible.

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TORRINGTON — Louis Redmond found himself in a quandary in October when his regular benefits check from the Veterans Administration didn’t show up in his bank account as expected.

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POWELL — Like a huge puzzle, young scientists at the University of Wyoming are attempting to piece together how a mammoth died outside of Cody centuries ago. They’re recording as much information as they can about the animal’s life in Park County — and hoping the bones are evidence of a Plei…

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TORRINGTON — After all the living souls have turned in for the night and the bars have disconnected their neon signs, when headlights are a stranger sight on the highway than nocturnal wildlife and hotel night clerks have exchanged their hopes for another weary traveler for the comfort of a …

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CHEYENNE — A Casper-area grandmother called her early-teenage grandson in New York to wish him well at the start of a new school year.

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An unusually wet spring in the Powder River Basin has extended into a soggy, sluggish year for Cloud Peak Energy Inc., which continues to tread water having lost nearly $25 million through the first three quarters of 2018.

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JACKSON -- Wyoming’s 2018 wolf hunt will target more animals than in any other modern season and will boost the number of wolves that hunters can kill from one to two.

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DENVER — The United States and Mexico have agreed to renew and expand a far-reaching conservation agreement that governs how they manage the overused Colorado River, which supplies water to millions of people and to farms in both nations, U.S. water district officials said.

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BILLINGS, Mont. — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to speed up a proposal to block new gold mining claims on forested public lands in Montana near Yellowstone National Park and will also consider blocking other types of mining, agency officials said Monday.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — The search for two escaped inmates considered armed and dangerous moved to northeast Oklahoma on Thursday after they were spotted at a convenience store in the Tulsa suburb of Sapulpa, according to the deputy sheriff leading the investigation.

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CHEYENNE — One of the world’s fastest supercomputers is helping scientists better understand the sun’s behavior and predict weather months in advance but also got touted Tuesday as an important tool for diversifying Wyoming’s economy, which has seen better days.

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CHEYENNE — Wyoming is among the coal-friendliest states, but ongoing worries about how the state’s first major new coal mine in decades could affect the environment and people living nearby dealt a serious setback to the project Tuesday.

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BILLINGS, Mont. — As many as 10 workers in Yellowstone National Park’s maintenance division will be disciplined after an investigation found female employees being subjected to sexual harassment and other problems.

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DENVER — State records show Colorado has only three people assigned to check on the safety of pipelines running from about 54,000 active oil and gas wells, a task that came under scrutiny after a leaking pipeline was blamed for a fatal house explosion.

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BILLINGS, Mont. — Wildlife advocates plan to challenge the approval of a new Yellowstone River dam aimed at benefiting Montana and North Dakota farmers that critics say could kill off a dwindling population of a fish species dating to the time of dinosaurs.

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