AP-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY
Aug. 23, 2018
Wyoming at 5 p.m.
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BOZEMAN —An Oregon man who said he and his buddy were on a "last hurrah" tour through national parks before he entered alcohol treatment was sentenced Thursday to 130 days in jail for his drunken behavior, including harassing a bison that had stopped traffic in Yellowstone National Park. SENT: 462 words, photo.
BOZEMAN — A drone assisted crews with a wildfire in the northwestern corner of Yellowstone National Park. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports an unmanned aircraft system was used Monday on the fire, which has burned more than three square miles (nearly eight square kilometers) in the park and on the Lee Metcalf Wilderness south of Big Sky. SENT: 218 words.
— CHURCH ABUSE-WYOMING — Police in Wyoming say they're investigating claims of child sexual abuse following an internal investigation by local Roman Catholic Church officials.
— DEAD WOLF PUPS — Officials say four wolf pups found dead last week in the Horse Creek area near Jackson likely died of natural causes.
DENVER — The 38-year-old All-Star outfielder sauntered into the Colorado clubhouse at Coors Field and instantly felt like a rookie again. Matt Holliday was back at home. By Pat Graham. SENT: 790 words.
DENVER —Ian Desmond hit a two-run, two-out homer in the ninth inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 4-3 on Thursday in the return of 38-year-old outfielder Matt Holliday. Desmond lined an 88-mph splitter from reliever Kirby Yates (4-3) over the fence in left after Trevor Story singled earlier in the ninth and stole second. It was Desmond's second career walk-off homer. His other was May 2, 2012, against Arizona. By Pat Graham. SENT: 660 words. AP photos.
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