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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A registered sex offender has been sentenced to 45 to 60 years in prison after he admitted hitting a woman in the head with a rock hoping to knock her out so he could have sex with her. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports 47-year-old Richard Megeath was sentenced Friday shortly after pleading guilty to attempted sexual assault.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Officials at a U.S. Air Force base in Wyoming want to develop about 74 acres of nearby vacant land. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that leaders at the F.E. Warren Air Force Base near Cheyenne have already taken several steps toward development on the base's southern boundary, but haven't yet decided what the land will be used for.

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Crews will get to work plowing the main road through Grand Teton National Park on Monday. Plowing will end skiing on Teton Park Road but begin a period every year when the pavement becomes accessible to people on bikes or on foot.

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The moose population in Jackson Hole remains strong despite a tough winter. Wildlife biologist Aly Courtemanch estimates 346 moose are in the area, up from 231 last winter and the most since 2010.

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