Wyoming

9:47am

Wed May 1, 2013
The Two-Way

Snow In May? The Nation's Midsection Bundles Up

Originally published on Wed May 1, 2013 2:56 pm

Snow clings to flowers in Denver on Wednesday. As much as a foot of snow is forecast for some areas of Colorado.
Ed Andrieski AP

Update at 4:55 P.M ET: The Associated Press reports that Cheyenne, Wyo. has now received at least 15 inches of snow.

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2:02pm

Tue April 9, 2013
The Two-Way

Spring Storm Brings Snow To Colo., High Winds To Wyo., Dust Storm In Ariz.

Originally published on Tue April 9, 2013 2:31 pm

A woman crosses the street as steam rises from a manhole cover in Denver's financial district on Tuesday.
Ed Andrieski AP

We almost feel guilty writing this post, because here in Washington, we're finally seeing some spring (the cherry blossoms have reached full bloom!): But in the Plains, a spring storm is bringing snow to Colorado and Wyoming and whipped up enough winds to cover parts of Arizona in dust.

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7:04am

Sun March 24, 2013
Guns In America

Battling Suicide In A 'Gun State' Means Treading Carefully

Originally published on Sun March 24, 2013 3:58 pm

In Wyoming, a gun is used in about three-quarters of all suicides. Nationally, guns are used about 50 percent of the time.
Spencer Platt Getty Images

7:15am

Wed February 27, 2013
Animals

PHOTO: Is That A Porcupine In A Tree?

Today we learned that porcupines are excellent tree climbers and spend most of their time up on the branches.
Credit Ann Hough, National Elk Refuge volunteer / USFWS

7:03am

Tue February 5, 2013
It's All Politics

Lonely And Frustrated: These May Be The Worst Jobs In Politics

Originally published on Tue February 5, 2013 12:56 pm

Democrats have dominated Rhode Island's Capitol building in Providence for decades. One state Republican says it's an "uphill battle" to sell voters and candidates on the GOP's message.
Myles Dumas iStockphoto.com

Politics is filled with thankless jobs.

It's the nature of the business that plenty of people have to work for highly demanding egomaniacs. Among elected officials, few relish having to spend big chunks of their time asking other people for money, one of the essential chores.

There are certain jobs, however, that appear from the outside to be so hopeless that you wonder why anyone agreed to take them on.

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