An infected mule deer buck was killed by vehicle on Nov. 5 and tested at Game and Fish Department laboratory.
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Critics say Interior Department leader’s actions contradict statements he made Saturday in Grand Teton National Park.
Wyoming Game and Fish reports more than 104,800 wapiti in the state — 31 percent above objectives — but disruptions of hunting patterns present challenges.
Thursday hearing could stall Wyoming hunt. Meantime license winners prepare with required hunting courses, including those who intend to “shoot ’em with a camera.”
Easier, less technically demanding mountains are often the most deadly for backcountry travelers because they attract less experienced climbers to dangerous terrain.