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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park officials say they have killed a grizzly bear that fatally mauled a hiker after DNA evidence linked the bear to the scene of a second hiker's death.

Wyoming State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill has certainly ruffled a few feathers with her request to make all new hires at the Wyoming Department of Education “At-Will” employees.

The Sheridan City Council barely got settled into their seats before the meeting came to an end Monday night as the meeting lasted just under 5 minutes. The Council did award the bid for the Big Goose Clearwell Project in the amount of of $2.6 million to COP Wyoming, LLC of Sheridan.

A traffic stop, chase and a subsequent crash ended in the arrest of the driver south of Buffalo Monday afternoon.
At around 3 pm, Johnson County Sheriff's deputies attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle on Cemetery Road, when the driver sped off and attempted to turn onto Old Highway 87 southbound.

Sheridan County School District 3 consistently has 100% graduation rates and nearly all students testing proficient in state assessments, but upcoming expectations of the No Child Left Behind Law could cause problems for a small school like Arvada-Clearmont.

CHEYENNE (AP) - Wyoming education officials say they want more information on the option to opt out of parts of the No Child Left Behind law before deciding whether to apply for waivers like other states.

Studies have shown that students who read out loud and then listen back to what they have read improve things like reading and speaking skills and even reading comprehension.

Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield filed a lawsuit as a private citizen last week in Cheyenne to consider a ruling on term limits for the state's executive office.

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