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Former Wyoming patrol officer settles lawsuit over crash

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A Montana food distributor reached a settlement with a former Wyoming Highway Patrol officer stemming from a 2015 collision that forced the trooper into medical retirement from field duty. The Cody Enterprise reported Monday that Sysco Montana notified a district judge on Dec.

Woman, man died in apparent murder-suicide in Gillette

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A 36-year-old woman and a 46-year-old man are dead in an apparent murder-suicide in northeastern Wyoming. Gillette Police Lt. Brent Wasson said a relative found their bodies late Friday morning.

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Highway workers to close Teton Pass to trigger avalanches

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Wyoming Department of Transportation officials plan to close a highway so they can deliberately trigger avalanches on a mountain pass. Avalanches closed Wyoming Highway 22 over Teton Pass on Thursday. One slide trapped a delivery truck but nobody was hurt.

Wyoming lawmaker sponsoring wolf-kill compensation bill

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A Wyoming lawmaker is sponsoring legislation to create a new state compensation program for ranchers who lose livestock to wolves. The bill sponsored by Republican Rep. John Winter, of Thermopolis, would create a fund with $90,000 to reimburse ranchers over a two-year period.

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Four Bodies Recovered From Small Plane Crash in Montana

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the bodies of four people from the wreckage of a small plane that crashed in southern Montana.

'No signs of life' in crash of small airplane in Montana

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The Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office says a small airplane crashed north of Billings, and Sheriff Mike Linder says there were “no signs of life” in the wreckage. The Cessna 182 crashed at about 6 p.m. Saturday. The wreckage was found Sunday morning between Billings and Roundup.

Bankrupt coal company Blackjewel accuses former CEO of fraud

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Attorneys for bankrupt coal company Blackjewel LLC and its creditors are asking a judge to let them examine the finances of former CEO Jeff Hoops, alleging that he took millions of dollars for personal gain. In documents filed Friday in U.S.

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