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BC-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY

September 17, 2018

Wyoming at 1:05 p.m.

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FATAL GRIZZLY BEAR ATTACK

CHEYENNE — A grizzly bear and its cub killed a hunting guide and wounded a hunter east of Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, in the area where the state is trying to allow grizzly hunts for the first time in decades after the animals lost federal protections. State officials say they have killed the bears responsible. UPCOMING: 300 words by 5 p.m.

OLD FAITHFUL-TRESPASS

CHEYENNE — Yellowstone National Park rangers investigate a report of man who went up to the rim of Old Faithful geyser last week. Visitors are prohibited from getting close to the famous geyser. Pursuing video permission. UPCOMING: 130 words by 5 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

— WYOMING WILDFIRES — Wildfires remain active in parts of southern and western Wyoming thanks to continued dry and windy weather. Several new fires have started in remote areas of western Wyoming in the last few days. Two recreationists in Bridger-Teton National Forest were overtaken by one fast moving fire and took refuge in a creek.

— YELLOWSTONE-BISON NUMBERS — Yellowstone park officials say bison numbers are down from last year, but still remain in a healthy range. The park’s 2018 bison population status report states there are about 4,500 bison in the park, down by about 6 percent from the 2017 count.

— MILITARY TRAINING — The Air Force is planning another training session next month in the massive Powder River Training Complex over the Northern Plains. The Combat Raider exercise is scheduled for three days beginning Oct. 16. It will involve several different types of military aircraft.

SPORTS:

BBN--ROCKIES-DODGERS

LOS ANGELES — Hyun-Jin Ryu starts for the Los Angeles Dodgers against Jon Gray of the Colorado Rockies in a battle for the NL West. Upcoming. Game starts at 8 p.m. Mtn.

FBN--RAIDERS-BRONCOS FOLO

DENVER — Ugly wins are a thing of beauty in Denver, where the Broncos learned all their hard lessons last year in the dreariness of defeat. “We’re sitting here 2-0 but we’re struggling,” Emmanuel Sanders after the Broncos eked out a 20-19 win over Oakland on Sunday on Brandon McManus’ 36-yard field goal with 6 seconds left. By Arnie Stapleton. SENT: 880 words, photos.

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