(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – On Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming granted Protect Mustangs‘ and Friends of Animals (FoA) motion to intervene in the State of Wyoming’s lawsuit against the U.S Bureau of Land Management to remove the last remaining wild horses from the state. Wyoming alleges that the BLM has failed to take action on the state’s request to remove “excess” wild horses from the range in Wyoming and seeks the removal of hundreds of wild horses from public lands, where fewer than 2,500 wild horses remain.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Three hundred seventy-five firefighters are registered for this weekend’s Mid-Winter Fire School hosted by the Riverton Fire Department said Scott Walters, fire school chairman. “Counting the instructors we are bringing in, spouses and those coming in for meetings we’ll have over 500 people in town,” he said.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Thursday’s recap of law enforcement action around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed to be innocent until convicted in a court of law.
(Yellowstone, Wyo.) – Yellowstone National Park reported today that visitation to Yellowstone National Park in 2014 topped the 3 million mark for the eighth straight year.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Wyoming State Elks Midwinter Convention began Thursday in Riverton and will continue through Sunday morning. Events and activities are being held at the Riverton Elks Lodge 1693 at 207 East Main. Some 150 Elks and their guests are in town from across the state.
(Casper, Wyo.) – Riverton High School wrestlers fell to Natrona County High’s Mustangs yesterday evening.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – U.S. Attorney Christopher A. Crofts announced that on January 8, 2015, 22 year old TomElk Redman, of Ethete, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl, to 15 months imprisonment, three years of supervised release, and a $100.00 special assessment for his March 2014, assault with a dangerous weapon on the Wind River Indian Reservation.