Wyoming News Update

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DENVER — The Colorado River is ailing, afflicted by a prolonged drought and increasing demand from seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the waterway. Those states tentatively agreed this week on a new plan to put the river on life support.

ERRANT TEXT-DRUG CHARGE — Prosecutors in Wyoming say a woman mistakenly texted a police officer in her search for a gram of methamphetamine.

RESERVOIR-BODY FOUND — A Cheyenne man accused of shooting a 19-year-old man in the head and dumping his body in a Wyoming reservoir has pleaded guilty to two federal firearms charges.

SCHOOL BUILDING SOLD — The Natrona County School District has sold a former North Casper elementary school to an American Legion post for $200,000.

OFFICERS TURNED COWBOYS — Police in the Omaha suburb of La Vista recently called on their inner cowboys to help corral several loose horses near Interstate 80.


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