Wyoming welder faces $75,000 a day in EPA fines for building pond on his property

All Andy Johnson wanted to do was build a stock pond on his sprawling eight-acre Wyoming farm. He and his wife Katie spent hours constructing it, filling it with crystal-clear water, and bringing in brook…


Liz Cheney quits Senate bid, cites ‘serious health issues’

WASHINGTON — Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, is quitting the Republican Wyoming Senate primary and abandoning her effort to unseat incumbent Sen. Mike Enzi, according to published reports.
In a statement,…


For Wyoming, Cheney Sisters’ Squabble Over Same-Sex Marriage Barely Registers

The Cheney family feud over same-sex marriage is unlikely to have a lasting, adverse effect on Liz Cheney’s bid for Senate in Wyoming.
After moving her family to the state last year, the larger concern…


Wyoming GOP primary race for Senate pits neocons vs. libertarians

The Republican primary for the U.S. Senate race in Wyoming could erupt into a proxy war in the battle between the libertarian and conservative wings of the party over national security, with Sen. Rand Paul…


Enzi Clobbers Cheney in First Public Poll of Primary

A new poll shows Sen. Michael B. Enzi, R-Wyo., with a considerable lead over his primary opponent, just days after Liz Cheney announced she would challenge him.
Enzi led Cheney, 55 percent to 21 percent,…


Liz Cheney to Primary Enzi

Liz Cheney, the eldest daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, announced on Tuesday that she will challenge Wyoming Sen. Michael B. Enzi next year in the Republican primary.
Cheney’s decision sets up what will…


Liz Cheney, ex-vice president’s elder daughter, mulls run for Senate

Liz Cheney, the elder of ex-Vice President Dick Cheney’s two daughters, said she is considering a run against Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi in the next Republican primary.
Her exact words, from her mouth to Mr.…

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Gunmaker HiViz leaves Colorado for Wyoming over new laws

DENVER — A Colorado firearms company has found a new home across the border in Wyoming, protesting the recent passage…


Wyoming tribe gets OK to kill 2 bald eagles for ceremonies

By Michael Winter, USA TODAY
In a rare and potentially landmark decision, a Wyoming Indian tribe has received federal approval to kill two bald eagles for religious ceremonies, the Associated Press reports.
The Northern Arapaho Tribe had sued the government…


Wyoming House advances doomsday bill

By JEREMY PELZER Star-Tribune capital bureau |
CHEYENNE — State representatives on Friday advanced legislation to launch a study into what Wyoming should do in the event of a complete economic or political collapse in…


Wyoming Governor: Mead (R) Earns Highest Level of Support Yet Over Peterson (D)

Rasmussen Reports
Republican Matt Mead earns his highest level of support yet in the race to be Wyoming’s next governor.
A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the state finds Mead leading…


Wyoming Governor: GOP Contenders Hold Commanding Leads

Rasmussen Reports
All four Republican hopefuls hold solid leads over the top two Democratic challengers in the race to be Wyoming’s next governor.
A new Rasmussen Reports survey of Likely Voters in the state finds…