CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The two health insurance companies offering coverage in Wyoming under the federal Affordable Care Act in Wyoming say they're seeing a sharp increase in registrations. WINHealth and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming are the only two insurance companies offering coverage in Wyoming through the new federal health care exchange.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - The north, west and south entrances to Yellowstone National Park will open Sunday to commercially guided snowmobiles and snowcoaches. The Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel, dining room and gift shop will open for the winter season on Dec. 20 and the park's east entrance over Sylvan Pass is set to open Dec. 22.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - A Laramie man who claimed self-defense after stabbing a friend's husband to death has been acquitted of murder and manslaughter charges. The Laramie Boomerang reports that 67-year-old Tim Harnden showed little emotion other than relief as the verdicts were read. He declined to comment. Investigators alleged that Harnden was romantically interested the man's wife.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Governors from several Western states discussed ways to prevent and put out wildfires during the annual winter meeting of the Western Governors' Association on the Las Vegas Strip. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell delivered a keynote address this morning highlighting the federal government's commitment to collaborating on conservation and land management issues.
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