Wyoming News Briefs
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Northern Arapaho Tribe is asking a federal judge to reconsider a recent ruling upholding a decision that keeps the tribe from killing bald eagles for religious purposes on its central Wyoming reservation. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is allowing the tribe to kill up to two bald eagles a year, but it won’t be allowed to do so on its Wind River Indian Reservation because of objections from the Eastern Shoshone Tribe, which shares the reservation.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Campbell County Memorial Hospital is seeking a new CEO. The Gillette News Record reports Bob Morasko will become a consultant to the hospital Dec. 31 and will help with the transition to a new CEO. In September, the hospital came under scrutiny when it was slow to confirm it had treated patients for flesh-eating bacteria.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Police are investigating after a man was fatally struck by a car while crossing a Cheyenne street. Cheyenne police say the collision happened around 7 p.m. Tuesday. They say 55-year-old Paul Seybold, of Cheyenne, was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A painting honoring former Wyoming head coach Everett Shelton will be unveiled at the Cowboys basketball game this weekend. Shelton led Wyoming to the NCAA Division I men’s basketball championship in 1943. The National Collegiate Athletic Association and the National Association of Basketball Coaches are celebrating 75 years of March Madness by commissioning one-of-a-kind paintings of each national championship coach.