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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s snowpack has declined to 54 percent of average. Last year at this time the state average was 137 percent. This week, no river basins have above average snowpack and 19 basins are below average.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — State and federal wildlife officials are considering ways to haze more than 160 bison back toward Yellowstone National Park. Members of the Interagency Bison Management Program are hearing concerns that more and more bison are roaming onto private land west of the park.
DENVER (AP) — Federal regulators have granted a rehearing for further consideration of a Colorado businessman’s proposal to build a pipeline to deliver water from southwestern Wyoming to southeast Wyoming and Colorado’s Front Range. Aaron Million had sought a permit from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for his project because a system of turbines and reservoirs that he plans to build along the pipeline would generate electricity. However, officials said in February that Million’s application was premature and lacked specifics.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming basketball program has landed a 6-foot-5 transfer guard from Alabama. Coach Larry Shyatt says Charles Hankerson Jr. is versatile athlete who can make plays and still maintain an unselfish style. Shyatt says Hankerson is type of big guard needed to compete in the Mountain West. He’ll sit out next season to fulfill NCAA transfer rules and will have two years of eligibility remaining.