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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A landslide kept several people from driving out of an area in northwest Wyoming where they were camping and fishing. Bridger-Teton National Forest officials cleared the rock and dirt from a road near the Little Greys River so the people could get out.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - U.S. Census Bureau estimates show a continued loss of population in Wyoming between July 1, 2016, and July 1, 2017, despite a recovering state oil industry. An analysis by the state Economic Analysis Division released Thursday finds that Wyoming cities located in regions with large mineral extraction lost the most residents during the period.

TORRINGTON, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities say a man is dead and another in custody following a stabbing in southeast Wyoming. Goshen County Undersheriff Jeremy Wardell says deputies were called to a reported stabbing in Ft. Laramie around 3:11 p.m. Thursday. Deputies took into custody a 26-year-old Ft. Laramie man. The incident remains under investigation.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A gold exploration proposal near Yellowstone National Park has faced a significant setback as a judge blamed Montana officials for understating the potential for mining to harm land, water and wildlife. State Judge Brenda Gilbert said in a ruling released Friday that the Montana Department of Environmental Quality should have conducted a more extensive review of the proposal from Lucky Minerals. She says state officials gave too much deference to the company.

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