RUGGED TERRAIN AND HIGH WINDS ARE HINDERING FIREFIGHTERS' EFFORTS TO CONTAIN THE BRITANIA FIRE, WHICH HAS BURNED SOME 13,300 ACRES ABOUT 15 MILES WEST OF WHEATLAND AS OF MONDAY AFTERNOON.

NO PRIMARY STRUCTURES HAVE BEEN LOST, BUT THE FIRE HAS CLAIMED A NUMBER OF OUTBUILDINGS. WIDESPREAD EVACUATIONS HAVE NOT YET BEEN ORDERED, BUT SOME EVACUATIONS HAVE TAKEN PLACE IN THE LARAMIE PEAK SUBDIVISION.

PLATTE COUNTY PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER PAT KONDAS SAID IN A STATEMENT THAT ROUGHLY 150 FIREFIGHTERS, MOSTLY LOCAL VOLUNTEERS, ARE WORKING THE BLAZE. WESTERN AND SOUTHERN WYOMING TYPE III MANAGEMENT TEAM 1 WILL ASSUME CONTROL OF THE INCIDENT AT 7 A.M. TUESDAY.

ADDITIONAL CREWS AND ENGINES WILL BE ARRIVING BY TUESDAY FROM OTHER STATES, INCLUDING CALIFORNIA AND FLORIDA.

A PUBLIC MEETING REGARDING THE FIRE IS SET FOR 7 P.M. TUESDAY AT THE EXHIBIT HALL, LOCATED AT THE PLATTE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS IN WHEATLAND.
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THE NATRONA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT'S BOARD OF TRUSTEES ON MONDAY APPROVED ON FIRST READING A REVISED ANTI-BULLYING AND ANTI-HARASSMENT POLICY.

TRUSTEE DANA HOWIE SAID THE NEW POLICY MAKES A MAJOR CHANGE WITH A CLEARER DEFINITION OF BULLYING BY INCLUDING HARASSMENT AND INTIMIDATION.

MUCH OF THE NEW POLICY FOLLOWS STATE LAW, BUT IT WILL EMPHASIZE THE REGULATIONS TO DEAL WITH BULLYING AND MAKE THEM UNIFORM, AND KNOWN, THROUGHOUT THE DISTRICT.

HOWEVER, NOT EVERYTHING CAN BE OPEN WHEN DEALING WITH BULLYING BECAUSE THE DISTRICT IS BOUND BY PRIVACY REGULATIONS THAT FORBID IT FROM RELEASING CERTAIN DETAILS ABOUT PERPETRATORS AND THE CONSEQUENCES OF THEIR ACTIONS, AND HOWIE SAID THE PUBLIC NEEDS TO KNOW THAT, TOO.

HOWIE SAID THE NEW POLICY WILL BE REVISED OVER TIME AS THE DISTRICT RECEIVES MORE DATA ABOUT THE FREQUENCY AND TYPES OF BULLYING.
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES WILL VOTE ON THE NEW POLICY AT ITS NEXT MEETING ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10.

BEFORE THAT, IT WILL HOLD AN HOUR-LONG WORK SESSION TO HEAR FROM PARENTS, STUDENTS AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ABOUT THEIR VIEWS ON THE POLICY.
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A 30-YEAR-OLD NEBRASKA MAN IS DEAD AFTER A BROADSIDE CRASH NORTH OF CHEYENNE.

THE WYOMING HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS BRIAN HENDERSEN WAS HEADED SOUTH ON U.S. HIGHWAY 85 SHORTLY BEFORE 7 P.M. FRIDAY WHEN HE FAILED TO NEGOTIATE A SWEEPING LEFT-HAND CURVE NEAR MILE MARKER 21.

THE PATROL SAYS HENDERSEN'S VEHICLE ENTERED THE NORTHBOUND LANE AND WAS BROADSIDED BY AN ONCOMING SEMI.

HENDERSEN, WHO WAS NOT WEARING HIS SEATBELT, DIED IN THE CRASH. THE SEMI DRIVER WAS UNINJURED.

THE PATROL SAYS SPEED AND DRIVER INATTENTION MAY HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE CRASH.
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AS WE HEAD INTO THE LABOR DAY WEEKEND, GASOLINE PRICES IN WYOMING ARE JUST TICKLING THE $3 A GALLON MARK.

AND DAN MCTEAGUE OF GASBUDDY DOT COM SAYS, THAT IS ABOVE THE NATIONAL AVERAGE, AND THEY WENT UP 5 CENTS THIS WEEK ALONE.

THE REASON IS SIMPLY SUPPLY AND DEMAND.

MEANWHILE, OIL HAS INCHED UP AND IS NOW JUST UNDER $70 A BARREL.
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LARAMIE, WYO. (AP) - UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING OFFICIALS SAY THEY EXPECT MORE THAN 1,700 FRESHMEN TO ATTEND CLASSES THIS FALL.

THE LARAMIE BOOMERANG REPORTS UNIVERSITY SPOKESMAN CHAD BALDWIN MADE THE ESTIMATE FRIDAY, IN ADDITION TO ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT KYLE MOORE PREDICTING LAST MONTH THAT THE NUMBER WOULD BE 1,750.

THAT WOULD BE A 3 PERCENT INCREASE OVER FALL 2017.

THE UNIVERSITY WON'T BE ABLE TO GET A FIRM NUMBER ON A FRESHMAN CLASS SIZE UNTIL CLASSES ARE IN FULL SWING. CLASSES BEGIN WEDNESDAY.

THE UNIVERSITY IS FACING CAPACITY ISSUES IN ITS DORMITORIES AFTER BACK-TO-BACK YEARS OF STRONG ENROLLMENT NUMBERS.

ERIC WEBB, DIRECTOR OF RESIDENCE LIFE AND DINING, SAYS RESIDENT ADVISORS WILL NOW NEED TO BE GIVEN ROOMMATES.

THE UNIVERSITY IS ALSO CONVERTING SOME LARGE COMMON ROOMS INTO DORM ROOMS HOUSING FOUR STUDENTS EACH.