Wyoming News Briefs
GLENROCK, Wyo. (AP) — No transmitter signals have been detected in Utah from a missing plane from Gillette, Wyo. The plane disappeared from radar on Sunday, shortly after refueling in Fillmore, Utah. The Associated Press reports the plane was carrying pilot Matthew Ahrens, passenger Trista Meyer and her 9-year-old daughter, Shyann Lenz.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A judge in Cheyenne says he will rule later, after hearing arguments over whether to dismiss a lawsuit over a ranch given to the University of Wyoming Foundation and Colorado State University Research Foundation. Amy Davis of Denver accuses the foundations of failing to honor the intent of her gift because of plans to sell the property.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — One environmentalist says Wyoming's current wolf management policy is essentially "a form of negligence." Duane Short's Biodiversity Conservation Alliance is among the coalition of environmental groups that has filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service claiming it violated the Endangered Species Act by ending federal protections for wolves in Wyoming this fall.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Cowgirls play their third straight road contest when they travel to Colorado today. The Cowgirls are 4-0 on the season after coming away with two victories over Seton Hall and Pepperdine at the Pepperdine Thanksgiving Classic. Wyoming heads into the Colorado game led by sophomore Kayla Woodward, who is averaging 13.8 points and six rebounds per game.