Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

In this Friday, March 2, 2018 photo, Mitt Romney poses with a group at the Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife Banquet during a campaign stop, in Blanding, Utah. Romney is gearing up for arguably the biggest challenge of his Senate campaign: A Utah Republican party convention where he'll have to face down nearly a dozen contenders in front of a far-right-leaning audience. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Mitt Romney was forced into a Republican primary in his bid for U.S. Senate in Utah after losing a nomination battle Saturday at the state’s far-right-leaning GOP convention.

GOP candidates clash in state treasurer debate

From left, Julie Ellsworth, Vicky McIntyre, and Tom Kealey debate during the “Idaho Debates” between the GOP candidates for state treasurer, on Idaho Public TV on Thursday. Aaron Kunz / Idaho Public Television

Three Republican candidates vying to become the state’s next treasurer traded barbs and defended their backgrounds Thursday during their first and only televised debate.

Vegas Mob Museum lets visitors play police officer

In this April 12, 2018, photo, people look at an interactive exhibit at the Crime Lab Experience in the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. For years the museum has showcased the area's storied past in organized crime, but visitors can now also enjoy a speakeasy, a use of deadly force training experience, and an interactive crime lab exhibit. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A home invader wearing a ski mask is holding a woman hostage in her bedroom. A police officer immediately starts giving verbal commands, ordering the man to let the woman go, but the intruder refuses and lunges toward the officer with a weapon in hand. The officer then raises her gun and shoots the man.

New bathing methods open to all babies at WY hospital

This photo taken April 10, 2018, shows Ashleigh Tieszen watching as her newborn daughter Adaline is given her first bath by Kylee Gledson, a CNA at Wyoming Medical Center, and Tieszen's other daughter, Aubrey, 3, in Casper, Wyoming. The hospital recently started offering new swaddle bathing and delayed bathing routines for newborns. (Josh Galemore, Casper Star-Tribune via AP)

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Ashleigh Tieszen smiled at her newborn daughter in the small tub at the foot of her hospital bed. Her 3-year-old, Aubrey, helped rinse her baby sister.

Deceased WWII veteran to get the honor he deserved

In this Sunday, April 1, 2018, photograph, LaRee Foster, owner of Snyder Grand Valley Memorials, right, stands with veteran Mike Shults of Grand Junction, Colo., who holds the urn containing the cremains of Howard Lee Knowles, who died in 1995. Shults helped confirm that Knowles was a veteran and made arrangements for him to receive full military funeral honors. (Chancey Bush/Grand Junction Daily Sentinel via AP)

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Mike Shults never knew Howard Knowles.

Colorado elk bugling family’s prowess turning heads

In this Wednesday, March 28, 2018, photograph, Tom Diesing works to build a reed used in his elk calls at his Loveland, Colo. Diesing manufactures calls for his company, Mile High Note Game Calls. (Austin Humphreys/Colordoan via AP)

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — One can only imagine the confusion the calling causes Tom Diesing’s neighbors and the elk that occasionally wander into his west Loveland neighborhood.

Aspen Skiing Co. engages activism beyond outdoor issues

In this March 4, 2018 photo, Aspen Skiing Co. CEO Mike Kaplan poses at Aspen Highlands in Aspen, Colo. Kaplan and his company have come a long way in their activism, stepping, purposefully, into the spotlight on testy issues and becoming arguably the most politically active of Colorado's large outdoor industry businesses. The resort now champions some of the nation's most divisive topics, from immigration to climate change and LGBTQ rights. (Jesse Paul/The Denver Post via AP)

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — One of the first times that Aspen Skiing Co. CEO Mike Kaplan got a full understanding of the political power of his position overseeing the sprawling, ritzy resort came in 2006.

University of Wyoming students leading compositing effort

In this April 10, 2018, photo, Japheth Frauendienst dumps straw onto compost to aid with the decomposing at ACRES Student Farm at the University of Wyoming on in Laramie, Wyo. Students working with the Zero Waste Initiative plan to pitch the idea of large-scale composting once they have gathered data on the volume and variety of waste generated by campus.(Shannon Broderick/Laramie Boomerang via AP)

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Some University of Wyoming students are working to make their campus greener and more sustainable by exploring the costs, benefits and need for large-scale composting — an effort that might radically change the way UW deals with the waste it generates.

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