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Federal officials find contamination in Crow water system

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Tests results on a public water system serving 1,300 residents on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation found evidence of fecal material contamination that exceeded safety standards, government investigators disclosed Thursday.

Wyoming lawmakers consider investing rainy day funds

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers are considering investing a portion of the state's rainy day fund in an effort to produce more revenue.

Wyoming News Update

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COLORADO RIVER WATER-DROUGHT

Federal Officials Find Contamination in Crow Water System

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Tests results on a public water system serving 1,300 residents on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation found evidence of fecal material contamination that exceeded safety standards, government investigators disclosed Thursday.

States cite climate worries in push to stop US coal sales

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Four states that say burning coal will hurt their residents as it makes climate change worse are trying to stop the Trump administration from selling vast reserves of the fuel that are beneath public lands.

Mead appoints new state district judge

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead has appointed Kerri M. Johnson as the newest district judge for the 7th Judicial District.

Johnson fills the vacancy occurring with the retirement of Judge W. Thomas Sullins, effective Jan. 7.

Wyoming News Update

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COLORADO RIVER WATER-DROUGHT

Wyoming Governor-elect Gordon filling out administration

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor-elect has named six more people to top roles in his administration.

Republican Mark Gordon announced Monday that Betsy Anderson will be general counsel, Buck McVeigh policy director and Renny McKay senior policy adviser.

Wyoming man pleads guilty in fatal wreck after police chase

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man has pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide after a police chase in Cheyenne that ended with a crash that killed one person.

Wyoming News Update

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Northern Wyoming to host Governor's Match gun shoot

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CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Nearly 300 of the country's top sharpshooters will gather in northern Wyoming next summer for the Governor's Match gun shoot.

Riverton council defeats proposed alcohol use ordinance

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RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — The Riverton City Council has defeated a proposed ordinance barring "habitually intoxicated persons" from purchasing alcohol in city limits.

Wyoming News Update

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Wyoming files notice it will appeal grizzly bear ruling

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The state of Wyoming has filed notice it will appeal a judge's decision to restore federal protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park.

Wyoming governor supports review of state sales tax system

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says he supports examining the state's tax system to find ways to prevent errors.

Wyoming News Update

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Charge dismissed against driver who struck, killed boy

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A criminal charge has been dropped against a man who was accused of failing to yield when his pickup struck a 4-year-old boy at an intersection in Cheyenne.

Cheyenne police investigate apparent homicide

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Cheyenne police are investigating an apparent homicide in the eastern part of the city.

Wyoming News Update

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Grand Teton plan would trap or kill goats to help bighorns

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Spotting a mountain goat perched high on a cliff might thrill many of the millions of tourists who visit Grand Teton National Park every year, but park officials say it might be time for the agile, bearded animals to go.