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AP-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY

June 13, 2018

Wyoming at 7:15 p.m.

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CASPER — The remains of a Northern Arapaho boy who died attending a government-run boarding school in Pennsylvania about 135 years ago will be returned to a Wyoming reservation. The body of 10-year-old Little Plume, also called Hayes Vanderbilt, will be exhumed Thursday and returned to the Wind River Reservation. SENT: 260 words.



WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans are ridding a key spending bill of controversial environmental provisions opposed by Democrats in an attempt to avoid the annual year-end budget pileup. Tuesday’s move by Sen. Lisa Murkowski extends an olive branch to Democrats and could allow the first floor debate on a key spending bill for the Interior Department and the Environmental Protection Agency since former President Barack Obama’s first year in office. It’s all part of an effort to avoid a catchall “omnibus” spending bill. By Andrew Taylor. SENT: 420 words.


— FATAL GLIDER CRASH — The second person killed in a glider crash last weekend in Grand Teton National Park has been identified as 65-year-old David Ross, of Salt Lake City.

— YELLOWSTONE-BEAR SAFETY — Yellowstone National Park administrators are telling visitors to honk their horn and drive away if a bear approaches and touches their vehicle after two cases of bears approaching cars.

— WYOMING WILDFIRES — More firefighters are headed to Wyoming to help fight a wildfire that has exploded in size and prompted more evacuations of area residents. (With AP Photos)

— CHILD PORN SENTENCE — A California man was sentenced to prison for enticing a 14-year-old girl in Wyoming to send him sexually explicit photos to make child pornography.



LARAMIE — In a way, Hayden Dalton’s game is tailor made for the NBA. “With me stretching the floor, shooting at the 3 or 4 position as well as being able to rebound and handle the ball and then be able to guard multiple different positions,” the former Wyoming Cowboy said, “my versatility is going toward what the NBA is (looking for).” By Brandon Foster, Casper Star-Tribune. An AP Member Exchange. SENT: 1,000 words.


ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Shane Ray is aiming to keep both his weight and his spirits up as he heads into a fourth surgery on his troublesome left wrist. “I ain’t been getting down about it. I just need to get it fixed so I can play and be 100” percent, Ray said Tuesday after watching his team’s first minicamp practice. Ray said he’s optimistic he won’t lose as much weight or strength as he did last year, when he dropped 17 pounds and essentially played one-handed for half the season before opting for a third operation in December so that he could get a jumpstart on his offseason rehab. By Arnie Stapleton. SENT: 690 words, photos.


PHILADELPHIA — Aaron Nola (7-2) takes the mound for the Phillies and Jon Gray (6-6) goes for the Rockies in the opener of a three-game series. By Rob Maaddi. (Game started at 5:05 p.m. MT)


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