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Here is the latest Wyoming news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. MDT

By The Associated Press | Posted - Mar. 14, 2017 at 9:42 p.m.



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DOUGLAS, Wyo. (AP) — Two Kentucky men who appeared on a cable television hunting show have been fined nearly $31,000 and have lost their hunting privileges for 15 years after poaching two bull elk in Wyoming in 2014. Someone watching "Hunting in the Sticks" on the Pursuit Channel reported that the men appeared to have killed elk in the wrong hunting district. A wildlife investigator says he believes they were driven to get "kill-shot footage" for their show.

GREEN RIVER, Wyo. (AP) — A Green River man is charged with two counts of aggravated vehicular homicide after prosecutors say he hit a house while driving under the influence of a narcotic, killing a woman and her 1-year-old great-granddaughter. The Rocket Miner reports 68-year-old George Maestas made an initial court appearance Monday. He did not enter a plea.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Department of Education undertakes review the state's K-12 math standards. The math standards establish what students should know and be able to do at the end of each grade level and by the time they graduate.

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a man was killed in a snowmobile crash near Togwotee Pass in northwestern Wyoming. Wyoming Highway Patrol Lt. David Wagener says 74-year-old Gerald Walters, of Ten Sleep, accidentally rode off a 10-foot snowbank and landed on U.S. Highway 26 about 6 miles east of Togwotee Mountain Lodge on Sunday afternoon. Emergency responders were unable to revive the man. Investigators say Walters' unfamiliarity with the area could have played a role in the crash.

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