Wyoming News Briefs
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities in Jackson, Wyo., say one citation for careless driving and two citations for destruction of property have been issued during the latest round of abortion demonstrations. Teton County spokeswoman Charlotte Reynolds says there have been some complaints about noise, traffic and the groups’ signs. Operation Save America plans to stage several more anti-abortion demonstrations this week.
LANDER, Wyo. (AP) — The Lander Water Department says the town’s water supply is running low. Lander is asking residents to voluntarily conserve water by watering lawns only at night and fixing leaky faucets. The situation is a drastic turnaround from last year, when the town was awash in spring runoff from a huge winter snowpack.
PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — A federal wolf specialist says a gray wolf found dead this week on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation came from Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says information from a tracking collar identifies the wolf as a 3- to 4-year-old male that was part of a pack in the southeast part of Yellowstone. The wolf appears to have been struck by a vehicle.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming State High School Track and Field Championships being today in Casper. Upton senior Kevin Allen is looking to challenge a long-standing record in the discus. Allen tossed the discus 204 feet, 4 inches at the Class 1A East Regional meet last weekend in Cheyenne. The state record is 210 feet, 4 inches set by former Cheyenne Central standout and Olympic medalist John Godina 22 years ago.