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Anaconda man gets life in prison for incest

Anaconda man gets life in prison for incest

ANACONDA — An Anaconda man will spend the rest of his life in prison for incest, following a sentencing hearing Friday in Anaconda district court.

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Victim of mauling likely happened upon bear feeding on a deer

Victim of mauling likely happened upon bear feeding on a deer

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A panel of wildlife experts has concluded that a Utah man mauled to death in a remote area of northwest Wyoming in September likely happened upon a bear feeding on a deer.

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Confrontation with Casper mayor downplayed

Confrontation with Casper mayor downplayed

CASPER, Wyo. — A man involved in a confrontation with Casper Mayor Paul Meyer says a dispute over drag racing has been resolved.

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Group promises 700 private school scholarships

BOZEMAN — A group that advocates for children to be able to choose private education says it will offer 700 scholarships at 58 private schools this fall.

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Tribal appeals court upholds 2013 election

HAVRE — The chairman of the Chippewa Cree Tribe - who was suspended more than 18 months ago and re-elected months later - was sworn in to office Thursday afternoon.

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Report: Sage grouse need 3-mile buffer from drilling

Report: Sage grouse need 3-mile buffer from drilling

A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.

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Blast at Wyoming propane dealer forces evacuations

Blast at Wyoming propane dealer forces evacuations

JACKSON, Wyo. — An explosion at a propane dealer in the Wyoming tourist town of Jackson forced the evacuation of several nearby businesses and a small school on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of anyone being hurt.

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Land buyback expands to 21 Indian communities

The U.S. Department of Interior says it's added 21 American Indian communities to a $1.9 billion program to consolidate tribal lands owned by multiple individuals. They are:

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Matthew Shepard's parents head to Russia

Matthew Shepard's parents head to Russia

NEW YORK — The parents of Matthew Shepard, the gay Wyoming college student tortured and murdered in 1998, are traveling to Russia on Friday to spread their message of tolerance and acceptance in a country where anti-gay policies and attitudes are widespread.

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Campbell County sheriff resigns amid state investigation

Campbell County sheriff resigns amid state investigation

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County Sheriff Bill Pownall announced his resignation Wednesday. The move comes in the midst of a state investigation into an allegation that he tried to suppress his son's arrest on a drunken-driving charge.

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Crime scene photo on phone leads police to suspect

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Police tracking down a suspected killer came across a telling piece of evidence that led to an arrest: A cellphone, logged into a man's Facebook account, with a news photo of the crime scene as the background screen.

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Campaign donations down from 4 years ago

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Campaign finance reports show Wyoming candidates for state offices raised less money this year than four years ago.

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Expansion of Air Force training area enters 'final step'

Expansion of Air Force training area enters 'final step'

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The proposed massive expansion of training airspace for Ellsworth Air Force Base — a move that many believe will protect the future of the base — has entered a “final step,” according to U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.

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Post-election audit finds accurate vote counts

Post-election audit finds accurate vote counts

HELENA — Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch says a postelection audit confirms the vote count in the Nov. 4 election was accurate.

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Bullock touts spending plan as opposition emerges

Bullock touts spending plan as opposition emerges

Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday sought to enlist the business community to help him promote to skeptical lawmakers a $300 million plan to upgrade state buildings, sewers, roads and other infrastructure across Montana.

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Lawyer: Wyoming teen didn't intend to kill Nebraska jailer

GERING, Neb. — The attorney for a Wyoming teenager accused of attacking a Nebraska jailer says his client didn't intend to kill the woman.

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Wyoming woman to stand trial in bus wreck that killed 3

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A judge has ordered a bus driver to stand trial on three felony counts of aggravated vehicular homicide in an accident that killed three Gillette men earlier this year.

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Medicine Bow-Routt Forest offers tree permits

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests are offering permits to cut Christmas trees at locations in Wyoming and Colorado.

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1 dead, 1 hurt in Missoula crash

MISSOULA — An accident has left one Missoula teenager dead and another in critical condition.

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US House approves Jackson courthouse bill

JACKSON, Wyo. — The U.S. House has passed a bill transferring the Clifford P. Hansen Courthouse to Teton County.

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