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BLM finds no problem with parts of planned wind farm - Casper Star-Tribune
RAWLINS — The Bureau of Land Management has approved parts of a plan to erect 1,000 wind turbines in Carbon County. Power Company of Wyoming is proposing the $5 billion Chokecherry and Sierra Madre wind farm. The BLM has been studying the impacts of the ...
Wyoming ranks first in financial security, 51st in policies to enhance financial security - Casper Star-Tribune
While a new report ranked Wyoming residents as the country’s most financially secure, the state came in dead last in enactment of policies to enhance the financial security of residents. The Thursday report was by the Corporation for Enterprise ...
Casper City Council seeks proposals for Hogadon lodge design - Casper Star-Tribune
Beth Tofte and her sister, Lisa Sanford, rested their heels on Hogadon lodge’s hearth and sipped hot drinks as the snow fell outside Wednesday afternoon. The women have skied Hogadon for 35 years, ever since Tofte moved to Casper. The ski area is close ...
Parents march to Capitol to support school choice - Casper Star-Tribune
CHEYENNE -- In Khris Looney’s homeroom, she has students in fourth, fifth and sixth grades. A language arts teacher by training with a master’s degree in reading, she also teaches fifth- and sixth-grade classes. Depending on the day and the needs of ...
More than a foot of snow possible for Midwest, Northeast - Casper Star-Tribune
CHICAGO (AP) — A storm gathering steam over the southern Rockies is expected to dump more than a foot of snow on parts of the Midwest, New York and New England, which is still recovering from a winter walloping it received just a few days ago. It's also ...
Suspicious package at NYC bus station filled with 1K condoms - Casper Star-Tribune
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a suspicious package left behind a concrete barrier of a New York City bus station didn't contain any explosives but did have some unexpected contents — 1,000 individually packaged condoms for both men and women. A spokesman ...
Not so 'Good to Go' when man gets $18,000 toll bridge bill - Casper Star-Tribune
POULSBO, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man says he just paid more than $18,000 in bridge tolls for his son who crossed the 520 bridge daily for work but never got a Good To Go pass. KING-TV reports (http://is.gd/jVvZXM ) that Tom Rose's son thought he ...
Internet restored in Casper after multiple complaints - Casper Star-Tribune
CHEYENNE — Internet and phone service has been restored to business customers in Wyoming after several reports of outages. Brian Anderson, a spokesman for Charter Communications, said service was restored Friday night, and a team is investigating what ...
Trial date sent in Montana grizzly bear poaching case - Casper Star-Tribune
MISSOULA, Mont. — A Montana man pleaded not guilty to charges of killing three protected grizzly bears. Dan Calvert Wallen, of Bigfork, entered his pleas to three counts of knowingly and unlawfully taking a grizzly bear this past week during a hearing in ...
Talkin' with Sal: Book club in my head - Casper Star-Tribune
It's a dog-eared page in an old, seldom-used journal. It perches perilously on the top of the nightstand along with an antiquated clock radio, a lamp that's too large for the space, current and out-of-date prayer meditation booklets, my first-edition ...
Authorities review video of fatal parking lot run-in - Casper Star-Tribune
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sheriff's investigators Saturday were reviewing a video of an incident in which hip-hop music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight hit two men with his pickup truck, killing one, that may help provide clarity on whether Knight was the victim or ...
Rescue of 2 injured hikers underway on Mount Hood - Casper Star-Tribune
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Clackamas County sheriff's office says a rescue operation is under way on Mount Hood after two climbers were injured. Deputy Ben Frazier says the climbers were injured early Saturday near an area on the mountain known as the ...
3 men shot in Afghanistan worked for North Carolina firm - Casper Star-Tribune
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina-based firm says it employed the three military contractors who were shot to death earlier this week in Afghanistan. Praetorian Standard Inc. of Fayetteville identified the men slain Thursday as Walter D.
Chile's president pushes to ease ban on all abortions - Casper Star-Tribune
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The president of Chile has sent legislation to Congress proposing to loosen the socially conservative South American nation's total ban on abortions. The bill introduced by President Michelle Bachelet would decriminalize abortions ...
Man arrested after body parts found in suitcase - Casper Star-Tribune
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police arrested a man on suspicion of murder Saturday in connection with a suitcase found on a downtown street stuffed with dismembered human remains. Mark Andrus, 59, had been spotted on surveillance footage near where ...