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4 skiers cited for violating Grand Teton park closure

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MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Four skiers have been cited for ducking under a boundary rope and entering an area of Grand Teton National Park that had been closed because of avalanche danger in February. Two of the skiers became lost and had to be rescued.

Wyoming starts planning for career and tech education grant

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has commenced work on a five-year plan for a federal grant to assist career and technical education. The Wyoming Department of Education is hosting listening sessions around the state to gather feedback on how to administer the Carl D.

Lead kills 1st Yellowstone golden eagle fitted with tracker

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The first golden eagle in Yellowstone National Park fitted with a tracking device has died of lead poisoning, likely after consuming bullet fragments while scavenging the remains of an animal killed by a hunter, officials said Monday.

5 baby goats killed in northeast Wyoming shed fire

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A heat lamp caused a shed fire that killed five baby goats in northeast Wyoming.

Wyoming News Update

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YELLOWSTONE-EAGLE DEATH

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Officials say the first golden eagle in Yellowstone National Park to be fitted with a tracking device has died of lead poisoning.

Casper officers respond to family's wrongful death suit

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Two Wyoming police officers are denying claims that they violated a man's constitutional rights when they shot and killed him in 2018.

Wyoming may study tolling on Interstate 80

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming officials hope to study tolls as a means of improving and maintaining Interstate 80.

Wyoming News Update

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HIGHWAY TOLLS

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming officials hope to study tolls as a means of improving and maintaining Interstate 80.

University's board flew to Arizona while Nichols was there

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Records show that University of Wyoming's board of trustees flew to Arizona where university President Laurie Nichols was vacationing just before the university announced Nichols would not stay on as president.

Man with baseball bat attacks 2 at Cheyenne VA hospital

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A former employee with a baseball bat has attacked two employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Cheyenne.

Both employees were treated at the hospital for minor injuries and released.

NYSE to delist Wyoming coal producer Cloud Peak Energy

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The New York Stock Exchange has announced it will officially remove a Wyoming coal producer this month.

The Gillette News Record reports that Cloud Peak Energy Inc. will be delisted effective April 22.

Wyoming News Update

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CHILD ABDUCTED-AMBER ALERT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) —UPDATE: The boy was found and the amber alert was cancelled.(original story below)

Authorities are looking for a man suspected of abducting an infant in southern Wyoming.

Details Emerge on UW Trustees Flight to Arizona

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Records show that University of Wyoming's board of trustees flew to Arizona where university President Laurie Nichols was vacationing just before the university announced Nichols would not stay on as president.

Man convicted of robbing Tucson bank gets 18-year sentence

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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man convicted of robbing a Tucson bank has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

Shad Richard Thompson was sentenced Monday for his convictions for bank robbery and conspiracy to commit bank robbery.

Man sentenced for filming university student showering

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A former University of Wyoming student has been sentenced to two years of probation for filming a student showering in a dormitory bathroom.

The Laramie Boomerang reported Wednesday that 19-year-old Camron Bunnell pleaded guilty to a voyeurism charge earlier this year.

Wyoming News Update

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SPRING BLIZZARD-ROCKIES-THE LATEST

DENVER (AP) — Forecasters say a powerful, spring storm that smacked Colorado's Front Range just before Wednesday's evening rush hour is bringing heavy snow, whiteout conditions and wind gusts of up to 45 mph (72 kph) to the eastern plains.

Interest in growing, selling hemp exploding in Wyoming

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The third-ever Wyoming Agriculture Diversification Summit has already sold out once and has had to switch venues to accommodate the expected large attendance.

Groups want hunters to be required to carry bear spray

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CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A group of conservation organizations is calling on wildlife officials in Wyoming and Idaho to require hunters to carry bear spray.

Wyoming News Update

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HUNTERS-BEAR SPRAY REQUIREMENT

CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A group of conservation organizations is calling on wildlife officials in Wyoming and Idaho to require hunters to carry bear spray.

Sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be reburied in Wyoming

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Relatives say the remains of a sailor who died when the Japanese sank the USS Oklahoma during the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor will be brought back to Wyoming for reburial.