LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - The $30 million renovation of the Arena-Auditorium at the University of Wyoming officially begins today. The Arena will be closed during the construction process, which will run into next fall. The first phase of the project will see new locker rooms, fan seating and video boards.
LYMAN, Neb. (AP) - A 19-year-old Wyoming woman had died in a one-vehicle crash in western Nebraska. Sheriff's deputies tell the Scottsbluff Star-Herald that Kaylie Rae Haun of Torrington died in the crash Friday night near Lyman. Deputies say Haun was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) - A man accused of hitting an elderly man in the head with a beer bottle, causing his death, has been sentenced to four to 10 years in prison. The Riverton Ranger reports Shey Elan Bruce was convicted of manslaughter but acquitted of second-degree murder sentenced last week in the attack last May on Charles Laster of Shoshoni.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Wildlife officials are reminding Wyomingites that gathering shed horns and antlers is prohibited on most public lands, including state lands west of the Continental Divide until April 30. The regulation is intended to minimize disturbance of big game animals on their winter and spring ranges when they are most vulnerable to stress and potential displacement to less productive habitats.
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