A JUDGE ORDERED THE RECORDS SEALED OF THE OCTOBER 2014 DISAPPEARANCE OF KRISTI RICHARDSON AND THE MARCH 2015 DEATH OF MICK MCMURRY DURING A HEARING MONDAY MORNING.

HOWEVER, NATRONA COUNTY DISTRICT COURT JUDGE THOMAS SULLINS ALLOWED SHERIDAN BUSINESSMAN KIM LOVE AND HIS ATTORNEY, AND ONLY THEM, PERMISSION TO RECEIVE COPIES OF INDEXES OF THOSE FILES THAT AMOUNT TO 41 PAGES FOR THE RICHARDSON DISAPPEARANCE AND 5 PAGES FOR THE MCMURRY DEATH.

IN OCTOBER, SULLINS ORDERED THE WYOMING DIVISION OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION TO MAKE THOSE RECORDS AVAILABLE TO HIM FOR A PRIVATE REVIEW.

MOATS SAID SULLINS' DECISION STRUCK A FAIR BALANCE IN KEEPING THE INVESTIGATION SECRET, BUT ALLOWING HIM AND LOVE TO REVIEW THE OUTLINES OF THE INVESTIGATIONS AND THEN DECIDE WHAT DOCUMENTS THEY WANT.

BUT WYOMING ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL JOHN BRODIE, SPEAKING TO THE COURT BY TELEPHONE, OBJECTED TO THE RELEASE OF THE INDEXES, SAYING THE MCMURRY AND RICHARDSON INVESTIGATIONS REMAIN OPEN AND MAKING ANY INFORMATION PUBLIC COULD DAMAGE THE WORK OF LAW ENFORCEMENT.

THE NEXT HEARING IN THE CASE IS SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 1.

LOVCOM SUED THE CITY IN JUNE, SAYING RELEASING INFORMATION ABOUT BOTH CASES WILL ALLOW THE PUBLIC TO HAVE INFORMATION ABOUT CRIME IN THE COMMUNITY, THE PERFORMANCE OF AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATING THE CASE, AND THE POSSIBILITY THAT MORE LEADS MAY SURFACE.

ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THE RICHARDSON CASE IS URGED TO CALL CASPER POLICE.
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REPUBLICAN TAYLOR HAYNES ANNOUNCED LAST WEEK THAT HE WILL BE RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR OF WYOMING. HAYNES, WHO IS A RETIRED SURGEON, RANCHER AND BUSINESSMAN FROM CHEYENNE, SAYS HE THINKS WYOMING VOTERS ARE READY FOR HIS MESSAGE OF CONSTITUTIONAL CONSERVATISM..

HAYNES PREVIOUSLY RAN FOR GOVERNOR IN 2010 AND 2014. HE RECIEVED SLIGHTLY LESS THAN A THIRD OF THE VOTE IN THE 2014 REPUBLICAN PRIMARY FOR GOVERNOR, FINISHING SECOND TO INCUMBENT GOVERNOR MATT MEAD.
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A 32-YEAR-OLD CALIFORNIA MAN IS DEAD FOLLOWING A CRASH NEAR BURNS LATE YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) MORNING.

THE WYOMING HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS ANATOLIY YAKUBOVSKIY WAS WAS HEADED EAST ON INTERSTATE 80 AROUND 11:45 A.M., WHEN HIS COMMERCIAL VEHICLE STRUCK THE BACK OF A VEHICLE THAT WAS PARKED IN THE EMERGENCY LANE.

THE IMPACT PUSHED THE PARKED VEHICLE FORWARD AND CAUSED YAKUBOVSKIY TO CROSS BOTH EASTBOUND LANES AND OVERTURN IN THE MEDIAN. HE DIED AT THE SCENE.

ANOTHER PERSON WAS REPORTEDLY INJURED IN THE CRASH, BUT THE PATROL DIDN'T SAY TO WHAT EXTENT.

THE PATROL SAYS DRIVER INATTENTION AND EQUIPMENT FAILURE MAY HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE CRASH.
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SEVENTY-SIX WOLVES WERE KILLED BY HUNTERS AND OTHERS IN WYOMING LAST YEAR WHEN THE STATE TOOK OVER MANAGEMENT OF THE ANIMALS.

KEN MILLS OF THE WYOMING GAME AND FISH DEPARTMENT SAYS 43 WOLVES WERE LEGALLY HUNTED AND ONE ILLEGALLY HUNTED IN THE STATE DURING A LICENSED HUNTING SEASON FROM OCTOBER THROUGH DECEMBER. THAT MET THE STATE'S HUNTING QUOTA OF 44 SET BY GAME MANAGERS.

ABOUT 2,500 HUNTING LICENSES WERE ISSUED.

IT WAS THE STATE'S FIRST LICENSED WOLF HUNTING SEASON SINCE 2013. NO LICENSED WOLF HUNTING WAS ALLOWED IN WYOMING IN 2014, 2015 AND 2016.

MILLS SAYS ANOTHER 32 WOLVES WERE KILLED IN 2017 IN AREAS OF THE STATE WHERE THEY ARE CONSIDERED PREDATORS AND CAN BE KILLED WITHOUT A LICENSE.

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS TAKE ISSUE WITH WOLVES BEING LABELED PREDATORS.