wyoming

File photo of a  wind turbine from a wind farm in Wyoming.  (credit: Michael Smith/Getty Images)

Wind Energy Company Pleads Guilty To Eagle Deaths

The government for the first time has enforced environmental laws protecting birds against wind energy facilities, winning a $1 million settlement Friday from a power company that pleaded guilty to killing 14 eagles and 149 other birds at two Wyoming wind farms.

11/22/2013

File photo of former Vice President Dick Cheney. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Cheney Spat Highlights GOP Dilemma On Gay Marriage

The dispute over gay marriage between Dick Cheney’s daughters is shining a bright light on the Republican Party’s broader dilemma with the issue.

11/19/2013

A sign encouraging uninsured people to sign up for the Affordable Care Act, better known as ObamaCare, is displayed for patients as they enter a branch of the Metopolitan Family Health network, on Oct. 3, 2013 in Jersey City, N.J. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Only 30 People Sign Up For Obamacare Coverage In Wyoming

Only a handful of Wyoming residents have managed to enroll so far for health care coverage through the troubled federal insurance exchange network that kicked off three weeks ago.

10/22/2013

Sen. John Barrasso says the Senate Foreign Relations Committee may not vote Wednesday on a resolution authorizing President Barack Obama's proposed military intervention in Syria. The Wyoming Republican, a member of the panel, said it was still meeting on the resolution. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Warns Americans Of Health Care ‘Sticker Shock’

Republicans are using their weekly radio and Internet address to focus on health insurance costs under President Barack Obama’s health overhaul.

09/07/2013

Sen. John Barrasso says the Senate Foreign Relations Committee may not vote Wednesday on a resolution authorizing President Barack Obama's proposed military intervention in Syria. The Wyoming Republican, a member of the panel, said it was still meeting on the resolution. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Barrasso: Syria Vote May Be Delayed

Sen. John Barrasso says the Senate Foreign Relations Committee may not vote Wednesday on a resolution authorizing President Barack Obama’s proposed military intervention in Syria. The Wyoming Republican, a member of the panel, said it was still meeting on the resolution.

09/04/2013

Members of the KKK (Photo Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NAACP-KKK Meeting Believed To Be A First

A weekend meeting between the Wyoming chapter of the NAACP and an organizer for the Ku Klux Klan over the weekend is believed to be the first of its kind.

09/03/2013

Former Vice President Dick Cheney speaks with his daughter Liz during the 2011 Washington Ideas Forum at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 6, 2011. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Liz Cheney To Seek Wyo. Senate Seat Held By Repub.

Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s daughter Liz Cheney will run against Wyoming’s senior U.S. senator in next year’s Republican primary, her campaign said Tuesday.

07/16/2013

Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., speaks at a campaign rally for President Barack Obama at Sloan's Lake Park on Oct. 4, 2012 in Denver, Colo. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Body Of Sen. Udall’s Brother Found In Wyoming Mountain Range

A search team found the body of Colorado Sen. Mark Udall’s brother in western Wyoming’s Wind River Range on Wednesday after he didn’t return from a solo backpacking trip, the family said.

07/04/2013

A hydraulic fracturing site is viewed on June 19, 2012 in South Montrose, Pa. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

EPA Dropping Plans To Have Experts Review Study Linking Fracking To Groundwater Pollution

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has dropped plans to have outside experts review its theory that hydraulic fracturing may have played a role in groundwater pollution in Wyoming, and the agency no longer plans to write a final report on its research that led to the controversial finding a year and a half ago.

06/21/2013

Cheney faulted the Obama White House's handling of Middle East politics, saying the U.S. presence in the region had been "significantly diminished" in recent years.  Photo credit - SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Cheney: Obama’s Drone Program Is ‘A Good Policy’

Former Vice President Dick Cheney stated that the Obama administration’s targeting of suspected international terrorists is “a good policy.”

02/12/2013

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