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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A Teton County judge has ruled that warrants issued over the telephone for blood tests on drunken driving suspects don’t violate Wyoming’s Constitution. A state law passed in 2011 allows police to obtain search warrants over the telephone for tests on suspected drunken drivers. Lawyers argued that the warrants violated the Wyoming State Constitution because they weren’t written documents.
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — A couple from the northwest Wyoming town of Clark are picking up the pieces after a barn fire killed several head of livestock and two dogs. The Associated Press reports a pony, a ewe, two lambs and two dogs died in the blaze late last month near the Shoshone National Forest boundary. Newlyweds Jerry and Samantha Hill owned the pony and dogs.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The Tetons in Jackson Hole have been a premier leaping ground for American mountaineering for more than 100 years. Those climbing feats are being recorded on a new monument at the base of Snow King Mountain in Jackson. The Associated Press reports that a history wall is being erected and is set to open this summer.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The Campbell County Recreation Center in Gillette has proved to be both popular and profitable since opening nearly two years ago. The Gillette News Record reports that the center has earned more than $4,000 so far this budget year. The $52 million facility was never expected to make a profit.