Laramie, Wy – Sarah Palin has endorsed Wyoming gubernatorial candidate Rita Meyer in the Republican primary. In a Facebook posting Thursday, the former vice presidential candidate said "Meyer is ready to put her years of valuable public service to good use." Meyer was elected Wyoming state auditor in 1996. She is seeking to replace Democratic Gov. Dave Freudenthal and faces four other candidates in the Aug. 17 primary. In her endorsement, Palin said Meyer has a "unique blend of steel magnolia and mama grizzly."
Yellowstone National Park, WY – A woman who was attacked by a bear at a Montana campground says she was bitten on her arm and leg before she instinctively played dead so the animal would leave her alone. At least one bear rampaged through a heavily occupied campground Wednesday near Yellowstone National Park in the middle of the night, killing one man and injuring Deb Freele of Ontario and another man. Freele said on Thursday's network morning talk shows that she