Wyoming AP News Update

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Here is the latest Wyoming news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. MDT
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming wildlife officials say hunters have not killed any wolves since the legal wolf hunt began in the state. The Jackson Hole and News Guide reports Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials say they have not received a report of a hunter-killed wolf as of Friday. The first legal wolf hunt in the state in more than two years began on Tuesday. Successful wolf hunters have 10 days to report their kills.

RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Almost 50 dogs confiscated from rural residence by Riverton officials earlier this week are recovering and may soon be placed in permanent homes. Gunda Gamble of G Bar G Veterinary Serve tells The Ranger she found some of dogs brought in Thursday with medical issues such as mange, worms and malnutrition. Gamble says initially those dogs did not seem capable of rehabilitation, but are now showing signs of improvement.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi has apologized to a well-known Douglas cross-dresser for comments he says coincidentally fit the man's description. The Casper Star-Tribune reports Enzi called Larry "Sissy" Goodwin on Thursday to apologize after comments the senator made seemed to refer to him. The senator was recorded saying that if a man goes into a bar wearing a tutu and gets into a fight, the man was asking for it in a way during a high school appearance.

RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Fremont County landowners will not need permits to rent out their property to campers during the solar eclipse in August. County planner Steve Baumann says the county has no authority to require permits because there is no zoning outside the county's municipalities.

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