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Grizzly attacks hunter in mountains north of Yellowstone

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A grizzly bear attacked an elk hunter who surprised the sow and her cub north of Yellowstone National Park, with the bear sinking her teeth into his arm and clawing his eye before another hunter drove her off, the victim recounted Monday.

West Coast military installations eyed for US fuel exports

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military installations or other federal properties to open the way for more U.S. fossil fuel exports to Asia in the name of national security and despite opposition from coastal states.

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Snow temporarily forces some Wyoming highways to close

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming transportation officials are reopening portions of the highways they had been forced to close due to snow and ice.

Officials reopened Interstate 25 at the Colorado state line on Sunday morning after hazardous driving conditions had caused an 11-hour closure.

Dead candidate's name will appear on Wyoming ballots

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The name of a Wyoming Republican regional political candidate who died last week will still appear on ballots in the Nov. 6 election.

The Laramie Boomerang reports that defense attorney Tony Lopez died on Tuesday at age 65.

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DENVER —Colorado and Wyoming residents woke up Sunday to find that an early season snowstorm had blanketed their homes and roadways with up to a foot (30 centimeters) of snow and sent temperatures plunging overnight.

Body of Yellowstone crash victim found in Gallatin River

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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The body of a 29-year-old Montana man who crashed a vehicle in Yellowstone National Park over the weekend was found days later in the Gallatin River, near the crash site.

Grand Teton bear killed after becoming accustomed to people

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say they killed a black bear at Grand Teton National Park after it became accustomed to people and officials were unable to find a home for it.

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CHEYENNE — Gay-rights activists speak out on the 20th anniversary of the murder of gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard.

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American Legion post buys school building for $200K

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Natrona County School District has sold a former North Casper elementary school to an American Legion post for $200,000.

KTWO-AM reports the district's board of trustees accepted the bid from the American Legion George W. Vroman Post 2 at its Monday meeting.

SheridanWyoming.com

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