CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The National Weather Service says dangerously low wind chills are likely in Wyoming. Laramie could see wind chills as low as 50 below zero tonight. Valley areas may see near record low temperatures. A winter storm that hit the state this week has left behind bitter cold and snow covered and slick roads throughout Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney will be the special guest at a $10,000-per-couple fundraising dinner tomorrow for his daughter, Liz Cheney, who is running for the U.S. Senate from Wyoming. The event in Washington, D.C., is organized by a new political action committee. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that while the new Cowboy PAC supports Cheney, it is independent of her campaign.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - A large donation will help to modernize the planetarium at the University of Wyoming. UW Physics and Astronomy Department head Danny Dale says part of the $875,000 gift will be used to improve the planetarium's projector. The Laramie Boomerang reports the new, digital projector will be able to create three-dimensional images.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) - A Riverton man was airlifted to a Casper hospital on Sunday after reportedly shooting himself in the leg with a shotgun in a hunting accident. The Riverton Ranger reports that the 21-year-old man was duck hunting along the Wind River east of Riverton on Sunday morning with his father when he lost his footing and dropped the gun.
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