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Wyoming legislator Bunky Loucks wants to keep bees in Casper city limits

Bunky Loucks is not a beekeeper but he wants to put bee hive boxes in his backyard.

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Beekeeper Ehrin Stevens checks a beehive

Beekeeper Ehrin Stevens checks a beehive

Millions of bees owned by Drange Apiary of Laurel have traveled thousands of miles pollinating crops in California and Washington before returning to Montana for the honey making season. Here, beekeeper Ehrin Stevens checks over a hive in a bee yard between Billings and Laurel.

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Beekeepers Ehrin Stevens and Shawn Shifley check  beehives

Beekeepers Ehrin Stevens and Shawn Shifley check beehives

Beekeepers Ehrin Stevens, left, and Shawn Shifley, check beehives at a bee yard between Billings and Laurel. Beekeepers keep a close eye on hives to make sure the bees remain healthy.

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Beekeeper  Ehrin Stevens lights a bee smoker

Beekeeper Ehrin Stevens lights a bee smoker

Beekeeper Ehrin Stevens lights a bee smoker. The smoke is generated by burning burlap.

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Sweet, swarming serenity

Sweet, swarming serenity

Drange Apiary beekeepers Ehrin Stevens and Shawn Shifley explain what it is like to work with bees everyday.

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Ehrin Stevens and Shawn Shifley check a beehives

Ehrin Stevens and Shawn Shifley check a beehives

Beekeepers Ehrin Stevens, left, and Shawn Shifley monitor  beehives. A message written in blue crayon at the lower left of the photo provides information on the hive's queen. 

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Sweet Success: After long road trip, Drange Apiary's bees are getting to work making honey

Sweet Success: After long road trip, Drange Apiary's bees are getting to work making honey

Andy Drange isn't bragging, he's simply stating a fact. On a head-per-head basis, he oversees more livestock than any other agricultural producer in Yellowstone County.

June 01, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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A  bee with pollen packed on its legs

A bee with pollen packed on its legs

A bee with pollen packed on its legs at a beehive.

May 10, 2012 2:05 pmLoading…

Truck carrying load of bees crashes near Pompeys Pillar

A truck driver taking a load of beehives to California crashed a few miles east of Pompeys Pillar on Interstate 94 Monday night, spilling the hives and wrecking his truck.

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