THE TOWN OF MILLS IS SAYING THAT A SEWAGE SPILL WAS DISCOVERED MONDAY IN THE AREA OF CASPER CREEK AND SALT CREEK HIGHWAY.

THE SPILL HAS BEEN CONTAINED AND CLEANUP EFFORTS ARE UNDERWAY, ACCORDING TO A STATEMENT FROM TOWN CLERK CHRISTINE TRUMBULL.

FEW DETAILS WERE IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE, BUT PEOPLE ARE URGED TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS WHEN IN CONTACT WITH THE WATER OF THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER AND CASPER CREEK FROM SALT CREEK HIGHWAY TO THE DAVE JOHNSON POWER PLANT.

TRUMBULL TOLD K2 RADIO NEWS THAT THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IS WORKING THE INCIDENT, AND PENDING THEIR WORK, MORE INFORMATION WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE.

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THE U.S. SUPREME COURT HAS DECLINED TO HEAR A DISPUTE OVER THE WIND RIVER RESERVATION'S BOUNDARIES IN WYOMING.

THE DECISION MONDAY UPHOLDS A RULING LAST YEAR BY THE 10TH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS THAT THE CITY OF RIVERTON WAS NOT ON THE RESERVATION.

THE DISPUTE CENTERS ON WHETHER A 1905 AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE TRIBES AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO ALLOW SALE OF RESERVATION LAND TO NON-INDIANS ACTUALLY CHANGED THE RESERVATION BOUNDARIES.

THE STATE OF WYOMING WAS AMONG THOSE WHO ARGUED THAT RIVERTON WAS OFF THE RESERVATION.

NORTHERN ARAPAHO BUSINESS COUNCIL CHAIRMAN ROY BROWN SAID IN A STATEMENT THAT THE TRIBE IS DISAPPOINTED IN THE DECISION BUT WOULD NOT GIVE UP ITS FIGHT TO PROTECT ITS LAND AND SOVEREIGNTY.
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PLANS FOR THE FIRST MAJOR SOLAR ENERGY PLANT IN THE TOP COAL-MINING STATE HAVE CLEARED A SIGNIFICANT REGULATORY HURDLE.

THE SWEETWATER SOLAR, LLC, PLANT WILL BE BUILT PRIMARILY ON U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT LAND OUTSIDE GREEN RIVER IN WESTERN WYOMING.

BLM OFFICIALS SAID TUESDAY THEY'VE DETERMINED THE PLANT WILL CAUSE NO SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL HARM.

ONCE BUILT, THE PLANT WILL GENERATE 80 MEGAWATTS OF ELECTRICITY, ENOUGH TO POWER AROUND 17,000 HOMES.

THE PLANT WILL HAVE AS MANY AS 250,000 SOLAR PANELS, EACH MEASURING ABOUT 6 BY 3 FEET.

WYOMING GETS PLENTY OF SUNSHINE, BUT CURRENTLY HAS NO LARGE, COMMERCIAL SOLAR FACILITIES.

AROUND 40 PERCENT OF THE NATION'S COAL COMES FROM WYOMING AND 85 PERCENT OF THE ELECTRICITY GENERATED IN WYOMING COMES FROM COAL-FIRED POWER PLANTS.
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JACKSON, WYO. (AP) - WYOMING'S PLANNED GRIZZLY BEAR HUNT THIS FALL IS STRUCTURED IN A WAY THAT ALLOWS THE POSSIBILITY OF DISRUPTION BY THOSE OPPOSED TO THE HUNT.

AND WILDLIFE ACTIVIST LISA ROBERTSON SAYS THAT IS WHAT SHE PLANS TO DO BY APPLYING FOR ONE OF THE LIMITED NUMBER OF TAGS ALTHOUGH SHE HAS NO INTENTION OF HUNTING A BEAR.

THE MANEUVER AMOUNTS TO A FORM OF LEGAL PROTEST AGAINST THE STATE'S PLANNED GRIZZLY BEAR HUNT THIS FALL.

THE 22 TAGS UP FOR SALE COST $600 FOR RESIDENTS AND $6,000 FOR NONRESIDENTS.

STATE GAME MANAGERS SAY THERE'S NOTHING ILLEGAL ABOUT APPLYING WITH NO INTENTION OF HUNTING.

IDAHO HAS APPROVED HUNTING ONE GRIZZLY THIS FALL, WHILE MONTANA HAS DECIDED FOR NOW NOT TO ALLOW GRIZZLY HUNTING.
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NATIONAL PARK RANGERS IN WESTERN WYOMING HAVE RECOVERED THE BODY OF A CLIMBER WHO FELL TO HIS DEATH.
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK OFFICIALS SAY THEY BELIEVE 27-YEAR-OLD BURAK AKIL OF WAYNE, NEW JERSEY, WAS CLIMBING ALONE SUNDAY ON TEEWINOT MOUNTAIN.

AKIL APPARENTLY FELL WHILE HEADED BACK DOWN THE 12,300-FOOT (3,800-METER) MOUNTAIN.

A CO-WORKER REPORTED AKIL MISSING AFTER HE DIDN'T REPORT TO WORK MONDAY. SEARCHERS SOON FOUND AKIL ON THE EAST FACE OF TEEWINOT AND USED A HELICOPTER TO RECOVER HIS BODY.

PARK OFFICIALS SAY AKIL WAS WEARING A HELMET AND HAD APPROPRIATE CLIMBING GEAR, INCLUDING AN ICE AXE AND CRAMPONS.