Calif. to join Guard border mission, but with conditions

FILE - In this June 22, 2016 file photo, Border Patrol agent Eduardo Olmos walks near the secondary fence separating Tijuana, Mexico, background, and San Diego in San Diego. California Gov. Jerry Brown agreed Wednesday, April 11, 2018, to deploy 400 National Guard troops at President Donald Trump's request, but not all will head to the U.S.-Mexico border as Trump wants and none will enforce federal immigration enforcement. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown accepted President Donald Trump’s call to send the National Guard to the Mexican border, but rejected the White House’s portrait of a burgeoning border crisis and insisted that his troops will have nothing to do with immigration enforcement.

Wyoming counts at least 347 wolves in the state

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2002 file photo, a tour bus stops to let a wolf cross the road in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. Wyoming is estimated to have at least 347 wolves roaming within its borders after the state regained management of the animals and allowed limited hunting of wolves. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is estimated to have at least 347 wolves roaming within its borders after the state regained management of the animals and allowed limited hunting of wolves, according to an annual report by state wildlife managers.

Fight Like a Girl: Cheyenne’s boxing club welcomes all

In this March 22, 2018 photo, Aniya Cordova, 10, lands a hook on Elijah Arias, 11, while reacting to a body shot during practice at the Southside Sluggers boxing gym in south Cheyenne, Wyo. Her mom gave her permission to fight boys, and she more than holds her own. (Jacob Byk /The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — “You’re not done yet!” a coach yells as kids explode upward, a whirl of arms and limbs and sweat and power.

Police release names of 6 killed in Arizona plane crash

Police tape cordon off an area near the site of a plane crash that killed several people Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Scottsdale, Ariz. A National Transportation Safety Board investigator is at the scene of the deadly crash and authorities are working to identify the people killed in a Piper PA-24 Comanche that went down Monday night shortly after takeoff from the Scottsdale Airport. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Six people in their 20s who were killed in the fiery crash of a small plane on a golf course in a Phoenix suburb shortly after it took off from an airport were identified by authorities Wednesday.

Sessions takes fight on border enforcement to New Mexico

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks to members of Texas and Southwestern border sheriffs, who were holding their convention in Las Cruces, N.M., Wednesday, April 11, 2018. (Josh Bachman/The Las Cruces Sun News via AP)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — As thousands of National Guard troops deploy to the Mexico border, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions brought his tough stance on immigration enforcement to New Mexico on Wednesday, telling border sheriffs that cracking down on illegal crossings and drug smuggling is necessary to build a lawful immigration system.

Gillette business owner recognized for volunteerism

In this March 30, 2018 photo, Tyler Miller, the co-owner of Earth Works Solutions and winner of the 2018 Wyoming Small Business Person of the Year award, poses in Gillette, Wyo. (Rhianna Gelhart/Gillette News Record via AP)

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Driving around Gillette, there’s a chance you’ll see something Tyler Miller had a hand in creating, whether it’s the playground at Rotary Point at Dalbey Memorial Park or the clock tower downtown.

Symphony program aims to attract students to music

In this March 16, 2018, photo, Wyoming Symphony Orchestra musicians Alice McIlrath, Kaylah Maue, Ashley Schnell, and Amy Wright perform for fifth grade students at Sagewood Elementary School in Casper, Wyo. The Wyoming Symphony Orchestra has focused on developing its Music on the Move program for about seven years to bring the symphony out of the concert hall and into the community, symphony executive director Rachel Bailey said. The program also involves free public performances and playing for hospital patients. (Josh Galemore/The Casper Star-Tribune via AP)

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Violinist Alice McIlrath asked a fifth-grade boy to lift his chin and placed the violin beneath it. She instructed him to relax his pinkie finger and pluck a string during a quick lesson.

How Nike dominated Oregon high schools in 1 fell swoosh

In this March 10, 2018, photo, Southridge High School girls celebrate defeating Benson in the 6A Basketball Championship in Portland, Ore. Nike dominates Oregon's high school marketplace, inking deals to exclusively outfit 93 percent of all large public institutions that hold apparel agreements, according to an analysis by The Oregonian/OregonLive. Swooshes appear on prep uniforms from Pendleton to Portland to Central Point _ and nearly everywhere in between. (The Oregonian via AP)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A caravan of coaches paced the empty halls at Sandy High School in search of a symbol.



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