Wyoming News Briefs
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A national study rates Wyoming’s election procedures as fairly strong. The report was released last week by the Verified Voting Foundation, the Rutgers Law School Constitutional Litigation Clinic and Common Cause. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that Wyoming was determined to be “inadequate” is its policies for postelection auditing.
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will undertake some high tech fish stocking. The agency and the U.S. Forest Service will use a helicopter to stock fish today and tomorrow in the Cloud Peak Wilderness of the Bighorn National Forest and in Dead Indian Creek on the Shoshone National Forest.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials have killed two bull bison that roamed out of Yellowstone National Park, citing concerns over the spread of brucellosis to cattle. The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office says one bison was killed Saturday and another Thursday in Island Park in southeastern Idaho, about 15 to 20 miles from the park.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — An assistant professor in the University of Wyoming Department of Ecosystem Science and Management is working to answer how to measure the impacts of energy development on landscapes and wildlife. Jeff Beck tells the Laramie Boomerang that the studies involve animals such as pronghorn, elk, bighorn sheep and sage grouse and their behaviors.