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Wyoming county circuit judge censured, fined nearly $16K

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Commission on Judicial Conduct and Ethics has disciplined Laramie County Circuit Court Judge Antoinette Healy following an investigation into her conduct.

'Yellowstone' boasts Costner, strong Native American co-star

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Yellowstone" has everything a worthwhile Western should, including breathtaking vistas, battles over land and Kevin Costner in the lead role.

Wyoming News Update

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TV-YELLOWSTONE

Despite winter exodus, elk pour through migration bottleneck

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The elk had returned, their passage spelled out in the drying mud along a Red Hills game trail that wildlife biologist Aly Courtemanch followed uphill.

Wyoming victim's services office sees increase in payments

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Records show the division of the Wyoming Attorney General's Office that pays for costs related to injuries for victims of crime has seen an increase in the amount and number of payments in recent years.

Wyoming News Update

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ELK MIGRATION

Remnants of hurricane help crews in Colorado, Wyoming fires

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DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A welcome dose of rain spawned by a hurricane that churned through the Pacific has given a boost in the battle against two large wildfires in Colorado and Wyoming.

Lawsuit challenges Wyoming guns in school policy process

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EVANSTON, Wyo. (AP) — A lawsuit challenges a new policy allowing teachers and other trained employees in a western Wyoming school district to carry guns on campus.

The lawsuit against Uinta County School District No. 1 contests the policy on procedural grounds.

Wyoming News Update

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WESTERN WILDFIRES

Wyoming game warden cleared in killing grizzly bear

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POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — A prosecutor has found no fault on the part of an off-duty state game warden who shot and killed a charging grizzly bear last year in northern Wyoming.

Bull rider is back in Casper 1 year after near-fatal ride

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Bull rider is back in Casper 1 year after near-fatal ride
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Wyoming News Update

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WESTERN WILDFIRES

University of Wyoming approves budget with employee raises

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming's budget for next year includes millions of dollars to fund raises and hire additional employees.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports the university's board unanimously approved the nearly $500 million budget Wednesday.

New Yellowstone boss named following predecessor's ouster

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A new superintendent was named Wednesday to Yellowstone National Park, one of the crown jewels of the U.S. park system, after his predecessor said he was being forced out by the Trump administration following a dispute over bison.

Wyoming News Update

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YELLOWSTONE SUPERINTENDENT

New wildfire erupts near Colorado ski resorts, houses

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DENVER (AP) — A wildfire erupted Tuesday in an area of Colorado known for its ski resorts, forcing the evacuation of more than 1,300 homes and marking the latest in a series of blazes that have ignited in the drought-stricken U.S. West.

Casper police officer shot 5 times released from hospital

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Officials say a Wyoming police officer who was shot five times last month has been released from the hospital.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports Casper Police Chief Keith McPheeters told the city council Tuesday that officer Jacob Carlson is now recovering at home.

Wyoming News Update

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INDIAN BOARDING SCHOOL-REMAINS

Army to return remains of boy who died at Indian school

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Officials say the remains of a Northern Arapaho boy who died attending a government-run boarding school in Pennsylvania about 135 years ago will be returned to a Wyoming reservation.

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter, sexual battery

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man pleaded guilty to amended charges after being accused of fatally stabbing a man, as well as having sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl in a separate case.