JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming wildlife managers don't plan to capture a grizzly bear that attacked a hunter this week because the encounter appears to be a case of a sow bear protecting her cubs.

CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Park County officials have denied an appeal by Merit Energy in a dispute over property taxes on the company's oil and gas equipment used in the Wyoming county.

DENVER (AP) — The U.S. and Mexico have agreed to expand a far-reaching conservation agreement that governs how they manage the overused Colorado River, which supplies water to millions of people and farms in both nations.

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — University of Wyoming officials say they have lost 86 faculty members throughout the past academic year, four times more than it would lose in a typical year.

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state of Washington has denied a key permit sought by a company that wants to build and operate a large terminal to export coal from Western states to Asia.