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  • Huge Big Boy steam locomotive coming back to life 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 9:42 am
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah.

  • Big Boy's trip from California to Wyoming 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:50 am
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The tentative schedule for Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014, which is being towed from Southern California to the railroad's steam shop in Cheyenne, Wyoming, for restoration:

  • Huge Big Boy steam locomotive coming back to life 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 3:41 am
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah.

  • ACLU seeks to oppose diocese in birth control suit 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 8:13 pm
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The American Civil Liberties Union is seeking to enter a pending federal lawsuit to argue against Roman Catholic organizations in Wyoming that are trying to block the birth-control coverage requirement in the federal health care overhaul.

  • Snowstorm puts halt to spring in Wyoming 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 5:59 pm
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A snowstorm packing heavy snow and strong winds interrupted travel plans and brought a temporary halt to spring weather in a large part of Wyoming on Sunday.

  • Cheyenne teacher accused of sex with child 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 4:38 pm
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A Cheyenne elementary school teacher has been charged with seven felony counts of sexual abuse of a minor.

  • Wyoming airports endure cancellations by airline 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 1:59 pm
  • CASPER, Wyoming - Anna Erixon sat down at a laptop in her Lander home Wednesday afternoon and pulled up the Great Lakes Airlines website to book a flight.

  • Snow returns to parts of Wyoming 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 6:46 pm
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The National Weather Service has expanded its winter storm warning in southeast and central Wyoming.

  • Prosecutors: court can't hear Hitching Post appeal 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:41 pm
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Federal prosecutors say a Denver appeals court doesn't have authority to consider an appeal from a New Mexico man serving six years in prison for commissioning the arson that destroyed a landmark Cheyenne hotel.

  • Wyoming urges judge to dismiss gay marriage suit 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 7:07 pm
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The state of Wyoming has asked a district judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by four gay couples and a gay-rights advocacy group seeking to force the state to recognize gay marriage.

  • Wyoming activists monitor gay-marriage case 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 6:13 pm
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A federal court hearing this week on a challenge to Utah's ban on same-sex marriage will have ramifications for Wyoming and other western states.

  • Cindy Hill won't accept attorney general's offer 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 6:19 pm
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill is rejecting an offer from the state attorney general to narrow the scope of a court case that has to be resolved before she can return to running the state education department.

  • Hundreds gather in Cheyenne for FFA convention 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 9:59 pm
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Hundreds of high school agriculture students have gathered in Cheyenne for the Wyoming State Future Farmers of America convention.

  • Cheyenne man announces secretary of state bid 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 4:04 pm
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The race to succeed Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield is becoming even more crowded.

  • Heroin grows as alternative prescription drugs 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 10:17 am
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Wyoming public health officials don't systematically track heroin deaths, but it's clear that the nation's least populated state is not immune to the national trend of rising heroin use.

  • Laramie pilot is making independent US Senate run 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 8:47 am
  • LARAMIE, Wyoming - A Laramie commercial airline pilot wants to become Wyoming's next U.S. senator.

  • Woman faces charges in Cheyenne forgery case 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 9:06 am
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Cheyenne police have arrested a woman after she was accused of spending more than $2,000 using stolen checks and credit cards.

  • UW, CSU leaders to discuss ranch with foundations 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 5:29 pm
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The presidents of the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University plan to meet with members of their foundation boards in the next several days to discuss the future of a ranch jointly owned by the foundations, a university spokesman said Wednesday.

  • Official: Still no progress on 2 Elk plant 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 5:44 pm
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A power plant that has been in the works for 18 years remains stalled three months after the officially scheduled date when construction was supposed to have resumed, a Wyoming official said.

  • Laramie County says meeting change unintentional 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 10:35 am
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Laramie County commissioners say they didn't mean to violate the state's open meeting law by moving up a discussion of off-track betting.

  • Cheyenne woman to serve time for embezzlement 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 4:31 pm
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A 49-year-old Cheyenne woman has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for embezzling more than $718,000 from her employer and failing to report income to the Internal Revenue Service.

  • Laramie County District Court clerk retiring 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 11:08 am
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Laramie County District Court Clerk Sandy Landers says she won't seek a second term.

  • Black Hills Corp. closes coal-fired power plant 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 11:53 am
  • CASPER, Wyoming - Black Hills Corp. has closed down a coal-fired power plant outside Gillette, a move the company says is in response to recent federal emissions regulations.

  • Laramie man gets prison in heroin death of friend 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 5:47 pm
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A federal judge has sentenced a Laramie man to five years in prison for providing heroin that resulted in another man's fatal overdose last spring.

  • Hundreds in Wyoming face hikes in flood insurance 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 9:01 am
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Hundreds of property owners in Wyoming receiving subsidized government flood insurance will see their premiums rise at a brisk rate despite a rate relief law President Barack Obama signed Friday.