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PHOTO: Children's risk of being hit by a car on Halloween is double that of any other time of year. Photo credit: Deborah C. Smith

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Ghosts, goblins and zombies aren't the scariest things for Wyoming children this Halloween. Neither is the remote possibility that candy is poisoned. According to an analysis from State Farm Insurance, the biggest safety risk for youngsters is being hit by a car. Children are twic

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Safety first, texting second. It's a message for teens and parents as the school season gets under way. A new crop of teen drivers is behind the wheel, along with the regular uptick in the number of youngsters walking and bicycling to school and a reactivation of school zones. Driv

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Cheyenne's celebration of Frontier Days this weekend includes something extra to cheer about. The city is featured today (Friday) as one of the top ten most livable cities in America. AARP The Magazine looked at a combination of affordability and quality of life in choosing commun

LARAMIE, Wyo. - It looks like a tiny kangaroo, but it's a mouse - and it will soon hop back on the Endangered Species Act (ESA) list in Wyoming. A U.S. District Court judge made that call for the Preble's meadow jumping mouse, after looking at a 2008 Bush administration decision to split protection

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Forgetting to register is not an excuse in Wyoming. The Cowboy State allows eligible voters to register, and vote, on Election Day by bringing acceptable identification to their polling place. Federal, state and county races are on the ballot. Kate Wright, executive director of the

SARATOGA, Wyo. - A view of nature and wide, open spaces add up to a premium price for most real estate, and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is taking an inventory of those values on public lands in southern Wyoming. There are open houses today and Tuesday in Saratoga and Laramie so the publ

JACKSON, Wyo. - Shaking hands, kissing babies and answering a few questions. That's what's on tap for candidates for mayor, town council, county commission and state legislative seats this week in Jackson at one in a series of meetings around Wyoming designed to educate and motivate voters. The no

CASPER, Wyo. - Virginia Moriarty, who is 96, has a date with the camera today in Casper. She's answering the call for all alumni of Natrona County High School to show up at noon for a group photo to mark National Preservation Month. Her first memories of the now-historic building were before she eve

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