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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Robbie Knievel, an American stunt performer who set records with daredevil motorcycle jumps following the tire tracks of his thrill-seeking father — including at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas in 1989 and a Grand Canyon chasm a decade later — has died in Nevada, his brother said. He was 60. Robbie…

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coolio, the rapper who was among hip-hop’s biggest names of the 1990s with hits including “Gangsta’s Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage,” died Wednesday at age 59, his manager said. Coolio died at the Los Angeles home of a friend, longtime manager Jarez Posey told The Associated Press. The cause was not immediately…

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Anne Heche died without a will, and her 20-year-old son has filed court papers to control her estate. Homer Laffoon, Heche’s son with ex-husband Coleman Laffoon, filed a petition in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday requesting that he be allowed to administer his mother’s estate. The petition lists Homer…

The renowned country music singer-songwriter who grew up in Cody tragically died after a concert in Arizona, leaving behind a short but amazing legacy of great music. Born on July 27, 1990, Bell lived most of his life in Cody. He was a Cody High School graduate – Class of 2008. He released his self-titled…

Northwest College is mourning the unexpected loss of basketball coach Jay Collins, who passed away on the morning of Sunday, July 31. President Lisa Watson emailed everyone at Northwest College on Sunday, July 31. In the email, she announced the “sudden passing” of Jay Collins, coach of the college’s Men’s Basketball team. There are no…

CORRECTION (June 1, 2022, 12:52 p.m. MT) A previous version of this article overstated the extent of the woman’s injuries. According to NBC News, the woman in fact survived being gored by the bison at Yellowstone. She was not killed but her current condition is unknown. The 25-year-old Ohio woman succumbed to multiple injuries –…

There were more deaths, suicides, and overdoses in Wyoming in 2021 due to several different factors – and COVID-19 is only third on the list of common causes. Official records filed with Vital Statistics Services (V.S.S.), part of the Wyoming Department of Health (W.D.H.), show another sharp increase in deaths last year. However, the 2021…

The trial for two Cody adults accused of 1st-degree murder after the death of a four-year-old girl last year begins March 7 in a Hot Springs County courtroom. Cody residents Moshe Williams and Carolyn Aune are incarcerated in the Park County Detention Center on a $1 million bond each. Both adults have pled not guilty…

By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Meat Loaf, the rock superstar loved by millions for his “Bat Out of Hell” album and for such theatrical, dark-hearted anthems as “Paradise By the Dashboard Light,” “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad,” and “I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That),” has…

By FRAZIER MOORE AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, whether as a man-crazy TV hostess on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” or the loopy housemate on “The Golden Girls,” has died. She was 99. People and the Washington…


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