Wyoming News Update

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Here is the latest Wyoming news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. MST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming residents woke up Friday to some of the coldest temperatures and wind chills in a long time. Temperatures across the state Friday morning were well below zero, with many readings in the 30 below range.

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Renowned fly fisherman and catch-and-release pioneer Bud Lilly has died of congestive heart failure at a Montana care center. Chris Lilly says his father died Wednesday at the age of 91.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Legislature will once again consider a bill that would allow counties to ban people from feeding big and trophy game animals to keep them from gathering in urban areas. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that Rep. Andy Schwartz, a Jackson Democrat, is sponsoring this year's House Bill 69, which would allow counties to have more control over if they want to pass the bans.

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The Campbell County Commission has expressed concerns to federal officials about problems with prairie dogs on the Thunder Basin National Grassland. They voiced their concerns this week in a meeting with U.S. Forest Service district ranger Shane Walker.


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