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Dec 24, 2013 - The Associated Press

$1M bond in murder case

GILLETTE -- A judge has set a $1 million cash-only bond in the case of a 21-year-old man charged in a fatal shooting in Gillette on Thanksgiving.

Todd Sindelar has been returned to Campbell County after spending several weeks in a South Dakota jail.

Police say a woman called 911 around 4 a.m. on Nov. 28 and said someone had knocked at their door and shot her boyfriend, 25-year-old Matthew Ryan Boyer. Police say Boyer and Sindelar had been involved in a dispute earlier about rent.

Sindelar is charged with first-degree murder.

Tower will look like lamp post

JACKSON -- Jackson town councilors have given preliminary approval for a new cellphone tower to be built at the Teton County Fairgrounds.

The 60-foot tower will be built by New Cingular Wireless PCS, a subsidiary of AT&T, and will be disguised as a lamp post.

Mead: Keep UW prez search open

Gov. Matt Mead says University of Wyoming trustees should tell the public who's on their list of finalists to become the next university president. A new law would allow the presidential search process to remain secret. Mead expressed a degree of opposition by allowing the measure to take effect without his signature. Now, UW trustees are preparing to look for a new president.

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