A WOMAN WAS ARRESTED SATURDAY IN CASPER AFTER SHE ALLEGEDLY ATTACKED HER MOTHER WITH A FLASHLIGHT AND HINDERED HER ATTEMPTS TO CALL 911.

25-YEAR-OLD SARAH LORREINE ROMERO WAS BOOKED INTO JAIL ON RECOMMENDED CHARGES OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT AND INTERFERING WITH A 911 CALL.

ACCORDING TO CHARGING DOCUMENTS, THREE CASPER POLICE OFFICERS RESPONDED TO AN UNDISCLOSED ADDRESS SHORTLY BEFORE 2:30 A.M. SATURDAY FOR A REPORT OF A FAMILY FIGHT. THE WOMAN WHO REPORTED THE INCIDENT SAID THAT HER DAUGHTER, ROMERO, HAD SHOWN UP AND ASSAULTED HER.

THE VICTIM HAD DRIED BLOOD ON HER FACE, HANDS AND CLOTHING, WITH AT LEAST ONE BLEEDING CUT ON HER FOREHEAD. SHE TOLD POLICE THAT ROMERO HAD COME INTO HER HOUSE AND ATTACKED HER WITH A METAL FLASHLIGHT; THE VICTIM THEN FLED THE RESIDENCE.

OFFICERS WENT INTO THE VICTIM'S HOUSE WHILE SHE WAS EVALUATED BY EMS. THE OFFICERS CLEARED THE HOUSE AND EVENTUALLY FOUND ROMERO UNDERNEATH A BED. SHE REFUSED TO COME OUT AND HAD TO BE PULLED FROM BENEATH THE BED BY AN OFFICER.

A GREEN METAL FLASHLIGHT WITH BLOOD ON IT WAS FOUND ON THE BEDROOM FLOOR. WHEN THEY HAD BEEN CLEARING THE HOME, POLICE SAW BLOOD SPATTERED, SMEARED AND DRIPPED THROUGHOUT THE RESIDENCE.

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THE DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR THE US SENATE SEAT FROM WYOMING CURRENTLY HELD BY REPUBLICAN JOHN BARRASSO SAYS THE INCUMBENT NEEDS TO QUIT DODGING DEBATES..

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A 22-YEAR-OLD WYOMING MAN IS DEAD FOLLOWING A SINGLE-VEHICLE ROLLOVER NORTHEAST OF ALPINE LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.

THE WYOMING HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS JUSTIN WARD WAS HEADED SOUTH ON U.S. HIGHWAY 89 AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED WHEN HE LOST CONTROL OF HIS PICKUP AND ROLLED IT NEAR MILEPOST 129.

WARD, WHO WAS NOT WEARING HIS SEAT BELT, WAS THROWN FROM THE PICKUP AND DIED AT THE SCENE.

THE PATROL SAYS IT WAS CLEAR AND ROAD CONDITIONS WERE DRY AT THE TIME OF THE CRASH.
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CASPER, WYO. (AP) - AN ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP SEEKS TO BLOCK A MAJOR NATURAL GAS DRILLING PROJECT IN WYOMING.

THE GROUP WILDEARTH GUARDIANS TELLS THE U.S. INTERIOR DEPARTMENT'S REVIEW BOARD IN A RECENT PETITION THE PROJECT WOULD VIOLATE AIR POLLUTION LAWS.

THE U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT APPROVED THE NORMALLY PRESSURED LANCE PROJECT IN SOUTHWESTERN WYOMING IN AUGUST. THE PROJECT COULD EVENTUALLY CONSIST OF 3,500 NATURAL GAS WELLS IN THE UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN.

THE WELLS WOULD BE DRILLED IN AN AREA COVERING SOME 220 SQUARE MILES (570 SQUARE KILOMETERS).

THE CASPER STAR-TRIBUNE REPORTS THE $17 BILLION PROJECT COULD CREATE UP TO 1,000 JOBS.

JONAH ENERGY OFFICIALS SAY THEY PLAN TO DRILL MULTIPLE WELLS FROM SINGLE WELL PADS TO REDUCE LAND DISTURBANCE. THE COMPANY SAYS IT USES INFRARED EQUIPMENT TO LOCATE AND STOP LEAKING METHANE.
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THE EVANSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT IS ASKING THE PUBLIC FOR HELP IN FINDING A MISSING WOMAN AND HER VEHICLE.

42-YEAR-OLD LEAKAE ROBERTS WAS LAST SEEN IN EVANSTON AT ROUGHLY 6:30 P.M. SATURDAY. SHE LEFT THE AREA IN A BLACK 2017 TOYOTA CAMRY WITH UTAH LICENSE PLATE F058BN.

ANYONE WHO SEES ROBERTS OR THE VEHICLE IS ASKED TO CONTACT LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT FOR ASSISTANCE.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - A POPULAR PROGRAM THAT SUPPORTS CONSERVATION AND OUTDOOR RECREATION PROJECTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY HAS EXPIRED AFTER CONGRESS COULDN'T AGREE ON LANGUAGE TO EXTEND IT. LAWMAKERS FROM BOTH PARTIES BACK THE LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND, BUT THE PROGRAM LAPSED AMID DISPUTE OVER WHETHER ITS RENEWAL SHOULD BE PART OF A BROADER PACKAGE OF LAND-USE AND PARKS BILLS. A SENATE PANEL IS SET TO VOTE TUESDAY ON A BILL TO REAUTHORIZE THE FUND AND ENSURE IT'S FULLY PAID FOR..