BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Three conservation groups say hunting black bears using bait in national forests in Idaho and Wyoming should be banned because hunters have killed federally protected grizzly bears attracted to the food. The groups say federal agencies are violating environmental laws by allowing the practice that has resulted in the deaths of at least eight grizzly bears since 1995.


 

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — An interim legislative committee is reviewing national instant background checks on people wanting to buy firearms in Wyoming. The topic was one of the first issues taken up by the Legislature's Joint Judiciary Interim Committee during meetings this week in Gillette.