CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming prison inmate is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for delaying sending him eagle feathers needed for religious purposes. Andrew John Yellowbear, Jr., who is serving a life sentence for the beating death of his 22-month-old daughter, claims in the suit that the agency refused to send feathers for several years.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - Conservation groups and cattle ranchers have agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit that has kept the state of Oregon from killing wolves that prey on livestock. The agreement creates a new rulebook for wolf management in Oregon that makes killing the ones that prey on cattle and sheep a last resort after non-lethal protections.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - A Vietnam veteran accused in a fatal stabbing in Laramie is facing a second-degree murder charge. The Laramie Boomerang reports former city of Laramie employee Timothy Ray Harnden was charged Wednesday in the death of 44-year-old Paul Hamilton, who was stabbed last Sunday when the two had an altercation. Police say the men have a history of disputes.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - The Campbell County commissioners have agreed to help subsidize air service from Gillette to Salt Lake City and Denver for another year starting July 1. The Gillette News Record reported Thursday the exact amount isn't yet known but it's expected to be about $1.2 million for a year. Gillette officials are considering contributing about $100,000.
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