Jackson, Wy – Bison numbers in Yellowstone National Park have reached their highest documented level -- 49-hundred animals. That's according to park spokeswoman Cheryl Matthews. She says that recent tally is up roughly 700 from last winter's count. The population growth is renewing concerns -- in some quarters -- about how federal and state officials manage bison. Some of the animals have brucellosis, and Montana livestock officials and ranchers worry that bison that leave the park could
Sheridan, Wy – The man charged with a brutal murder in the middle of Sheridan a year ago will spend the rest of his life in prison as a part of a plea agreement. Prosecutors had been seeking the death penalty against Stephen Hyatt.
Laramie, Wy – Four years ago this week an alcohol related accident further devastated the state of Wyoming already reeling from September 11th. The accident left eight University of Wyoming cross country runners dead at the hands of a drunk driver. For years state lawmakers fought off attempts to enhance drinking and driving penalties and other driving related issues. But the Facilitator of the Governors Council on Impaired Driving Lori Pozarik says that accident changed the landscape.