THE NATRONA COUNTY CORONER HAS IDENTIFIED THE PERSON KILLED IN THE ACCIDENT ON CASPER MOUNTAIN ROAD ON WEDNESDAY.

39-YEAR-OLD CARRIE ROGERS OF CASPER WAS THE DRIVER OF THE SUV THAT RAN OFF THE ROAD JUST DOWN FROM THE LOOKOUT ON THE MOUNTAIN.

THE SUV ROLLED DOWN APPROXIMATELY 100 FEET BEFORE STRIKING A TREE AND BURSTING INTO FLAMES.
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THERE WAS GOOD NEWS FROM THE CASPER POLICE DEPARTMENT ON THURSDAY CONCERNING THE CONDITION OF OFFICER JACOB CARLSON.

THE EXTENSIVE SURGERY THAT CHIEF MCPHEETERS MENTIONED IN HIS PRESS CONFERENCE ON WEDNESDAY WAS APPARENTLY SUCCESSFUL.

IT WAS ANTICIPATED TO LAST 6 HOURS AND DOCTORS ARE PLEASED WITH THE RESULTS.

THE POLICE STATEMENT SAYS THAT HE IS RESTING IN ANTICIPATION OF MORE PROCEDURES TO COME.
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A WOMAN WHO WAS SENTENCED IN SEPTEMBER TO SERVE PRISON TIME FOR TWO COUNTS OF FELONY CHILD ABUSE SAW HER SENTENCE REDUCED AT THE CONCLUSION OF A COURT HEARING THURSDAY.

27-YEAR-OLD JORDAN REANN FLECK WAS ORIGINALLY SENTENCED TO SERVE 18-36 MONTHS IN PRISON. DISTRICT JUDGE CATHERINE WILKING HAS REDUCED THAT TERM TO 15-30 MONTHS.

FLECK HAS SERVED OVER 220 DAYS OF THE SENTENCE, AND JUST FIVE DAYS AGO WAS TRANSFERRED TO THE CASPER RE-ENTRY CENTER. WITH THE REDUCED SENTENCE, FLECK WILL STILL HAVE TO SERVE TIME AT CRC, BUT MAY HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY AT BEING RELEASED EARLIER.

SHE STILL HAS TO PAY A LARGE AMOUNT OF RESTITUTION. THE ORIGINAL SENTENCE SPECIFIED A TOTAL OF OVER $5,000. WILKING SAID HER INTENT WITH THE DECISION IS TO FOCUS ON THOSE PAYMENTS, AS WELL AS PAYMENTS FLECK MUST MAKE TO THE CRIME VICTIM'S COMPENSATION FUND.

FLECK ENTERED GUILTY PLEAS IN APRIL 2017.

EARLIER, SHE ADMITTED TO AN INVESTIGATOR THAT SHE CAUSED THE VICTIM'S INJURIES. SHE SAID SHE WOULD HAVE THE CHILD STAND IN A CORNER WHEN HE WOULD MISBEHAVE, BUT ON BOTH OCCASIONS SHE LOST CONTROL OF HER EMOTIONS AND SHOVED THE CHILD INTO THE CORNER MULTIPLE TIMES.

NATRONA COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY MIKE BLONIGEN CALLED THE CRIMES A BREACH OF TRUST, AND SAID HE BELIEVED THE SENTENCE SHOULD NOT BE REDUCED. HE SAID FLECK'S EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY AT PAROLE WOULD BE SEPT. 23.
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THE UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING DIDN'T EARN AS MUCH AS IT PROJECTED FROM ALCOHOL SALES DURING THE FIRST SEASON IN WHICH BEER AND WINE WERE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE INSIDE THE FOOTBALL STADIUM AND THE BASKETBALL ARENA.

BETWEEN FOOTBALL AND MEN'S AND WOMEN'S BASKETBALL, UW ATHLETICS BROUGHT IN $504,000 IN BEER AND WINE SALES.

BUT AFTER ACCOUNTING FOR STATE SALES TAXES, STARTUP COSTS AND PAYING THE VENDOR THAT SOLD BEER AND WINE TO FANS, THE UNIVERSITY MADE A PROFIT OF ABOUT $104,000.

ORIGINAL PROJECTIONS WERE A PROFIT OF ABOUT $209,000.

SENIOR ASSOCIATE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR FOR BUSINESS OPERATIONS BILL SPARKS SAYS $82,000 IN STARTUP COSTS CUT INTO THE BOTTOM LINE AND THAT AMOUNT SHOULD NOT HAVE TO BE EXPENDED AGAIN.

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CHEYENNE, WYO. (AP) - WYOMING HAS CUT BACK SLIGHTLY ON ITS PROPOSAL FOR HUNTING GRIZZLY BEARS IN THE STATE, REDUCING THE NUMBER OF FEMALE GRIZZLY BEARS THAT CAN BE HUNTED FROM TWO TO ONE BUT STILL ALLOWING FOR 10 MALE BEARS TO BE TAKEN.

CHIEF GAME WARDEN BRIAN NESVIK SAYS THE DECISION TO CUT BACK ON THE NUMBER OF FEMALE BEARS THAT CAN BE HUNTED IS TO ENSURE THAT THE FIRST GRIZZLY HUNT IN THE STATE IN OVER 40 YEARS IS A CONSERVATIVE ONE.

HOWEVER, A REPRESENTATIVE OF A CONSERVATION GROUP THAT OPPOSES GRIZZLY BEAR HUNTING SAYS WYOMING'S PROPOSED HUNT IS STILL AGGRESSIVE AND THREATENS CONTINUED RECOVERY OF THE BEARS.

THE STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION WILL CONSIDER THE GRIZZLY BEAR HUNTING REGULATIONS WHEN IT MEETS MAY 23 IN LANDER.