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IDAHO FALLS, Idaho _ Something catastrophically wrong happened in 2018 to monarch butterflies. Idaho wildlife biologist Ross Winton spent years working with monarch butterflies. With the help of volunteers, he would carefully put a tiny tag the size of a paper hole punch on about 30 to 50 of the iconic insects each summer in the Magic Valley. Then during the summer of 2018 he could only find two to tag. By Jerry Painter, Post Register. SENT: 1128 words, photo.
VETERANS HOME _ Wyoming lawmakers have taken a first step toward placing a new state-run nursing home for veterans in Buffalo.
YELLOWSTONE AIRPORT _ Officials say Wyoming’s third busiest airport experienced its third best year in 2018.
AVALANCHE DEATH _ Authorities say one person has died after an avalanche in eastern Idaho near the Wyoming border Friday afternoon.
CHILD ABUSE-CHEYENNE _ A Wyoming man charged with sexual assault of a 7-year-old girl has pleaded not guilty.
STOCK SHOW-AUCTION RECORD _ Officials say a prize-winning steer has been auctioned for a record-setting amount at the National Western Stock Show in Denver.
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