Court allows animal rights groups to intervene in wild horse lawsuit

(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.

Ethete man to serve 15 months for weapon assault

(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.