Wyoming News Briefs
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A Jackson state lawmaker is proposing legislation that would require medical workers to report any patient injuries stemming from suspected abuse. Republican Rep. Keith Gingery tells the Jackson Hole News & Guide the measure also would require that gunshot wounds be reported. Advocates for doctors and domestic violence victims say the abuse-reporting requirement would break their trust with patients.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Investigators say they found two suicide notes written by a man who killed his father in front of a computer science class at a Wyoming community college. The Casper Star-Tribune reports court documents indicate an officer found one note in 25-year-old Christopher Krumm’s car and a second note at Casper College. The documents don’t specify exactly where the second note was found or the contents of either note.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say two people from Gillette accused of poaching four moose in Fremont County in October have been arrested. The Gillette News Record reports Sammy Edlund and his girlfriend, Danielle Najera, face multiple charges including wanton destruction of a big game animal. Two of Najera’s relatives also face charges in connection with the poaching.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — There’s a new book recognizing the University of Wyoming’s 125th anniversary. The128-page pictorial history, “University of Wyoming,” was put together by the associate director of UW’s American Heritage Center and the head of special collections at the UW Libraries. The book is part of Arcadia Publishing’s “Campus History Series.”