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Comey says FBI investigating Russia interference

The Latest on a congressional inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. FBI Director James Comey is publicly confirming for the first time that the FBI is investigating Russia’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, including any potential coordination between Trump campaign associates and Russia’s government. Comey is testifying before Congress. Read More…

Enzi wants full audit on student loan plans

A couple of large data problems from the U.S. Department of Education recently came to the attention of U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo. One of those errors uncovered billions of dollars in student loan costs, of which Congress was previously unaware. The other affects potential college students’ ability to make an informed decision about what Read More…

EPA NEARS CONCLUSION OF YEARS-LONG PROJECT

The sight of emergency shower trailers parked outside houses and crews shrouded in chemical protection masks working in yards and attics has become commonplace in Lincoln county. The EPA crews moved house to house with their asbestos cleanup crews. As dump trucks carrying contaminated soil maneuver down narrow streets, homeowners have mourned the loss of Read More…

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Cop has 'best date ever'

A police officer in Hingham, Mass. got a pleasant surprise when a little girl in the dining room joined him for what he called “the best dinner date ever.” Hingham Sergeant Steve Dearth was sitting alone in a Panera Bread on his dinner break when a 4-year-old named Lillian came over and asked to join Read More…

A new way to breast-feed?

Nothing will stop Monica Bencomo from doing her crunches and curls. When her newborn kept interrupting her workouts, the Albuquerque, New Mexico lifestyle-and-fitness coach decided to incorporate her breast-feeding into her exercise routine. Happy Monday! Please read to the end and offer your thoughts. …I’ve received lots of questions, DMs, emails and comments about fitness Read More…

Daltrey disses Hillary Clinton

The frontman behind one of England’s most successful rock bands got candid on his thoughts about Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. When NME asked The Who’s Roger Daltrey for his opinion on President Donald Trump, he chose to focus on his looks over his political stance. “His f–king haircut! He needs it cut and as Read More…

Vanna White's Playboy regret

Not too many people can say they’ve had the same job for over three decades and still love it — except for Vanna White. The 60-year-old letter-turner and co-host of “Wheel of Fortune” is gearing up to celebrate its 35th season this September. She spoke with Fox News about what the audition process to host Read More…

Facebook post warning illegal immigrants of ICE raid deleted but defended

A Massachusetts state lawmaker’s social media warning to illegal immigrants of a rumored Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid is drawing fire from across the political spectrum. Although State Rep. Michelle DuBois, a Democrat, deleted her Facebook post, she defended her decision to send out the warning Tuesday for illegal immigrants about a rumored federal Read More…

'Dreamer' with alleged gang ties to be released from detention center – Lawmaker warns illegal immigrants about upcoming ICE 'raid'

SEATTLE –  Daniel Ramirez, the first so-called “Dreamer” arrested during the Trump Administration, has been granted bond and could be released from detention as early as Wednesday. Immigration Judge John Odell set bond at $15,000 after a hearing inside the immigration detention facility in Tacoma, Washington. The case has drawn national attention because Ramirez was Read More…

Watch: Trump envoy receives blessing from Ponevezh Rosh Yeshiva

[embedded content] Jason Greenblatt, US President Donald Trump’s peace envoy, received a blessing Wednesday from Rabbi Gershon Edelstein, the Rosh Yeshiva of the Ponevezh Yeshiva, Channel 2 reported. Greenblatt had returned to Jerusalem from Jordan, where he met with PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas and other Arab leaders to discuss the Arab-Israeli peace process. Greenblatt, and Read More…

Israel slashes dues to UN following anti-Israel votes

JERUSALEM –  Israel has announced it’s reducing its payments to U.N. institutions following recent “anti-Israel” votes. Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said Wednesday’s decision was taken following votes critical of Israel at the Human Rights Council. Nahshon says Israel is cutting “2 million dollars from its U.N. dues, given the anti-Israel votes at UNHRC. The Read More…

Yemen's new weapons change course of war

A picture of Yemen’s domestically built Qaher M2 missile released by the Arabic-language al-Masirah television network on March 28, 2017 . Mohammed al-AttabPress TV, Sana’a Yemen’s army has developed new missiles and drones as part of retaliatory operations against the Saudi war on the impoverished nation. With the new domestically-made weapons, the Yemenis have managed Read More…

City plans to create port authority

The Choteau City Council on March 21 took the first step toward establishing a port authority for the city that would work exclusively on fostering economic development here. The Council unanimously adopted a resolution of intent, starting the statutory steps needed to create a port authority — a board allowed under state law that exists Read More…

High school bomb hoaxer pleads guilty

Earlier this month in district court, Trey Randolph, 21, pleaded guilty to threatening to bomb Cody High School in August, a felony punishable by up to three years in prison and $10,000 in fines. Randolph also pleaded guilty to having used social media to make death threats to a teenage girl and her family, with Read More…

By RHONDA SCHULTE

A highly scrutinized and tweaked construction site plan for the new Cody Laboratories pharmaceutical production facility in Cody’s North Industrial Park is nearly finished. The city of Cody Planning and Zoning Board recently approved a third draft of the 21-acre campus. “The site plan is pretty well set, with the exception of the fire water Read More…

East Gate opening road work begins

Annual spring opening road work on U.S. 14/16/20 between Pahaska and the East Gate of Yellowstone National Park is scheduled to begin next Monday, April 3. The opening of two miles of U.S. 14/16/20 highway between Pahaska and Yellowstone is dependent upon favorable weather. This stretch of highway is closed annually west of Pahaska due Read More…

Homesteader reopens Saturday

Pies and pieces of history are part of Homesteader Museum’s spring reopening event. After several months of reorganization, research and cleaning, the museum opens its doors for the 2017 season with an entertaining annual meeting program and book signing 2 p.m. Saturday, April 1. The highlight of the afternoon will be a talk and book Read More…

Input sought on math standards

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) and State Board of Education are taking public input on Wyoming’s current math standards. The Math Standards Review Committee will consider this input as they begin the standards review process. Input can be given online through May or at regional community meetings. A regional community meeting will be held Read More…

UND to cut women's hockey, sources say

News of the elimination of the women’s hockey program came shortly before the school announced its athletic department restructuring plans. The cuts are part of a school-wide effort to trim budgets because of an anticipated drop in state funding. UND President Mark Kennedy told the athletics department it needed to cut $1.3 million out of Read More…

Council looking at zoning regulations on cell towers

For most, if not all people, the ability to enjoy the natural landforms surrounding Cody is extremely important. If obstructed by man-made structures, the aesthetic enjoyment is tainted or entirely lost. Cody city officials understand. Because that scenic view “warrants protection from unnecessary visual pollution,” the community development office at City Hall is proposing limits Read More…

'I will … become a chicken': French artist who spent a week inside a rock is now hatching eggs

The 44-year-old, who specializes in performance art, will mimic a mother hen by incubating 10 eggs with his own body heat inside a glass vivarium until they hatch. He reckons the endeavor will take from 21-26 days. “I will, broadly speaking, become a chicken,” Poincheval said last month. Poincheval says he seeks to explore varying Read More…