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Controlled burn leads to house fire in northern Wyoming

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WORLAND, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say high winds reignited a controlled burn at a property north of Worland, resulting in the complete loss of a house.

The Northern Wyoming Daily News reports the homeowner was burning piles of foliage on the property Sunday and thought the fire was extinguished.

Man gets at least 30-50 years in prison for wife's death

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A 47-year-old Wyoming man has been sentenced to 30 to 50 years in prison for beating his wife to death as the couple's daughter made a frantic 911 call.

Wyoming News Update

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Wyoming officials oppose returning war-trophy church bells

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The United States should not return church bells seized as war trophies from the Philippines over a century ago, Wyoming's congressional delegation said Monday.

1 killed, 2 missing in Montana boating accident

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A boating accident on Bighorn Lake in southern Montana has left a 59-year-old woman dead, one man hospitalized and two men missing.

The lake is located in Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, which straddles the Montana-Wyoming border.

Wyoming News Update

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Governors say ban on land deals could hurt beleaguered bird

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DENVER (AP) — Some governors in the U.S. West say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region.

Wyoming News Update

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GRAND TETON-WEATHER STATIONS

JACKSON — Skiers and snowboarders might not know that the Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center's forecast includes no information from Grand Teton National Park's backcountry. That could change this winter.

Tetons might get 2 new weather stations

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Skiers and snowboarders might not know that the Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center's forecast includes no information from Grand Teton National Park's backcountry.

That could change this winter.

Bank of the West's Environmental Stand Faces Blowback

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Bank of the West's decision to divest from certain fossil fuel investments has run headlong into threats of retaliation in states that get much of their revenue from coal, oil and natural gas extraction.

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