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Owner of Foot Found in Yellowstone Hot Spring ID'd

Il Hun Ro of Los Angeles died in 'unwitnessed incident' at Abyss Pool in July

(Newser) - The partial foot found in a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park in mid-August belonged to a 70-year-old man who is believed to have died weeks earlier. Il Hun Ro of Los Angeles was identified in the last three weeks using DNA analysis, park officials said Thursday, per Fox News...

This Is the Most Giving State in America

Congrats to Utah, according to WalletHub's ranking of the most, least charitable states

(Newser) - If you're in a position to be philanthropic, whether that means donating your money or your time, where you live can make a difference in terms of enthusiasm from fellow locals—which in turn might inspire even more of your own altruism. WalletHub looked at 19 metrics across all...

Fighting Off Grizzly Bear, Hunter Shoots Himself

But man survived the Wyoming attack

(Newser) - A Wyoming hunter managed to scare off an attacking grizzly bear Friday night in an area south of Grand Teton National Park—but in the process, he shot himself in the leg. Lee Francis, 65, was hunting with his 40-year-old son in Rock Creek, along the Sawtooth mountains, when the...

College Wrestlers Attacked by Grizzly Bear in Utah
College Wrestler Tries to
Pull Grizzly Off Teammate,
Gets Attacked
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College Wrestler Tries to Pull Grizzly Off Teammate, Gets Attacked

Both are expected to survive

(Newser) - Two college wrestlers from Wyoming were attacked by a grizzly bear during a hike outside Cody on Saturday. Four members of the Northwest College wrestling team went hiking and horn hunting (hunting for shed antlers, per KSL ) after practice, and were coming down a mountain in the late afternoon...

Police Searching for Missing Woman Are Looking for a Drum

Irene Gakwa's family last saw her on a video call Feb. 24

(Newser) - Irene Gakwa moved to the US from Kenya in 2019, with dreams of becoming a nurse. She last spoke to her parents in Kenya via video chat on Feb. 24, and they noticed she seemed tired and withdrawn. Her dad reminded her to "drink hot milk and relax."...

Tuesday's Primaries Cemented a New GOP
Tuesday's Primaries
Cemented a New GOP
THE RUNDOWN

Tuesday's Primaries Cemented a New GOP

Cheney vows to continue fighting 'against those who would destroy our republic'

(Newser) - Liz Cheney knew she was fighting a losing battle. Had she cozied up to Donald Trump, she might have easily won her Wyoming primary on Tuesday instead of losing handily (she had 29% support to Harriet Hageman's 66%, with 99% of expected votes counted, per the Washington Post )....

Liz Cheney Loses Her Primary
Liz Cheney
Loses Her
Primary


Liz Cheney Loses Her Primary

Trump-backed challenger Harriet Hageman wins

(Newser) - As expected , Liz Cheney lost her primary Tuesday in Wyoming. The congresswoman lost to Harriet Hageman, who was backed by former President Trump—who was, as NBC News puts it, seeking "revenge" on Cheney for voting to impeach him when he was president, as well as for sitting...

Primary Day: 3 Big Names on Ballot, Plus One That Isn't

Liz Cheney, Sarah Palin, and Lisa Murkowski fight to move on, all with fates tied to Donald Trump

(Newser) - Pretty much all the focus in Tuesday's primary schedule is on three high-profile names—Liz Cheney, Lisa Murkowski, and Sarah Palin—all of whom have a strong connection to former President Trump. Here's the latest on the contests out of Wyoming and Alaska:
  • Cheney: The sentiment about the
...

Here Are the 10 Best, Worst States to Live In
This Is the Best
State to Live In

This Is the Best State to Live In

Massachusetts tops WalletHub's list, while Mississippi comes in last

(Newser) - There's no one perfect state in the US to live in, but you can likely find the perfect state for you. WalletHub looked at all 50 of them, examining more than four dozen metrics in five main categories: affordability, including home prices, taxes, and cost of living; economy (e....

On Primary Eve, Different Outlooks for Cheney, Murkowski

Both GOPers have been strong Trump critics, but Murkowski's prospects look better than Cheney's

(Newser) - They hail from their states' most prominent Republican families. They've been among the GOP's sharpest critics of former President Trump. And after the Jan. 6 insurrection, they supported his impeachment. But for all their similarities, the political fortunes of US Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and US Rep....

Dick Cheney Has Some Fighting Words for Trump

Former VP calls former president a 'coward' in ad for his daughter Liz

(Newser) - Former President Trump is a "coward" who "tried to steal the last election using lies and violence to keep himself in power after the voters had rejected him," Dick Cheney says in a campaign ad for his daughter, Rep. Liz Cheney. "A real man wouldn't...

Poll Lends Weight to 'Foregone Conclusion' on Liz Cheney

Wyo. congresswoman trails Trump pick Harriet Hageman by 22 points in reelection bid

(Newser) - The first independent, public in-state poll has been released in Wyoming on Liz Cheney's reelection bid to the US House of Representatives, and it's not great news for Cheney. A survey of 1,100 registered Wyoming voters, conducted from July 7 to July 11 for the Casper Star-Tribune...

Man Hiking at High Elevation in Wyoming Is Mauled by Bear

It was thought to be a grizzly

(Newser) - A hiker appears to have survived being mauled by a grizzly bear in northwestern Wyoming. The "experienced out-of-state recreationalist" was hiking high up on the 13,000-foot Francs Peak Monday when he met a bear, thought to be a grizzly. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department on Tuesday characterized...

Escaped Missouri Inmate Recaptured in Wyoming

2 others are still at large

(Newser) - An escaped inmate from Missouri was recaptured Wednesday more than 900 miles away, near Casper, Wyo., authorities say. The Mills Police Department says Christopher Blevins was captured after local law enforcement was informed he could be at a truck stop in the area, NBC News reports. The 37-year-old inmate, who...

Fire Cheney, Trump Tells Wyoming Rally

'She has gone crazy,' former president tells crowd in Casper

(Newser) - Former President Donald Trump told thousands of Wyoming voters on Saturday that theirs is "the most important election that we have," and that they should use it to remove Rep. Liz Cheney from Congress because "she has gone crazy." Trump, who did not visit the state...

Yellowstone Ranger: I've Seen Forrest Fenn's Treasure Spot
Yellowstone Ranger: I've Seen
Forrest Fenn's Treasure Spot
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Yellowstone Ranger: I've Seen Forrest Fenn's Treasure Spot

Exact location could be revealed through lawsuit proceedings

(Newser) - At least two living people know where the late Forrest Fenn hid his treasure: the man who found it and the chief ranger of Yellowstone National Park. Ranger Sarah Davis has admitted that Fenn and Jack Stuef , the 30-something medical student who found Fenn's treasure in the summer of...

Yellowstone Offers Passes That Become Valid in 2172

In the meantime, the $1.5K donation will support park projects

(Newser) - As Yellowstone National Park celebrates its 150th anniversary year, the park's fundraising arm is seeking $1,500 donations in exchange for an annual entry pass that can be used by carloads of the donor's descendants to visit the park in 150 years. Yellowstone Forever will use the money...

Buzz Grows About Possible 2024 Run by Liz Cheney
Liz Cheney in 2024?
A Buzz Is Growing

Liz Cheney in 2024? A Buzz Is Growing

But the anti-Trump Republican has a daunting primary in Wyoming to win first

(Newser) - A number of stories have surfaced of late about Liz Cheney, whose bid for reelection to her House seat in Wyoming will be one of the most closely watched races in this year's midterm elections. But in discussing the primary, the stories have something else in common: All explore...

McCarthy Endorses Cheney's Opponent
McCarthy Endorses
Cheney's Opponent

McCarthy Endorses Cheney's Opponent

Along with Trump, GOP House leader backs Harriet Hageman

(Newser) - House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday joined former President Donald Trump in endorsing Rep. Liz Cheney's opponent in upcoming Wyoming GOP primary. McCarthy is the biggest House name so far to back Harriet Hageman, the Hill reports. Party leaders have censured Cheney , and Trump has attacked her, for...

This State Has Made the Most Racial Progress

Arizona takes the top spot in WalletHub ranking

(Newser) - Monday is the day we honor the late civil-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., in a country still contending with racial discrimination and a deep divide regarding our nation's history on racism. WalletHub examines all 50 states and the District of Columbia to see which states are the most...

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