MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) - A Russian student who went missing in Grand Teton National Park has been found dead. The body of 20-year-old Aleksandr "Sasha" Sagiev was found in the park yesterday. The student from Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, was reported missing Monday after going for a hike. After a three-day search, Sagiev's body was discovered below a steep traverse, known as Cache Couloir, in Glacier Gulch.
MILLS, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming police officer has pleaded not guilty to an animal cruelty charge that alleges a police dog died after he left it in a hot patrol car for several hours. According to an investigator's statement filed in Natrona County Circuit Court, Mills police officer Zachary Miller left the female black lab named Nyx in his patrol car for over six hours July 9. KCWY News 13 reports the car was running but the air conditioning was off and outside temperatures reached 86 degrees.
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) - Shadowing central bankers and economists at the Federal Reserve conference in Jackson Hole, a group of about 10 demonstrators pressed Fed Chair Janet Yellen not to yield to pressure to raise interest rates. One demonstrator approached Yellen as she prepared to enter the opening reception Thursday night to press their point. With security guards hovering nearby, the two shook hands and spoke for about a minute before Yellen entered the closed-door gathering.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Laramie Police have made an arrest in a murder that happened more than 40 years ago. Authorities announced last night that 61-year-old Lance David Bean has been arrested for the murder of Sharon Reher in 1972. Reher was found strangled with her throat slit in her home in April 1972. She had been sexually assaulted. Police have not said what led them to Bean. Police say further DNA testing will be done.
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