With Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead’s Wednesday signing of that state’s constitutional carry bill into law, the Cowboy State joins Arizona, Alaska and Vermont as states allowing citizens legally entitled to own firearms to carry concealed weapons without a permit. The law becomes effective in July. Billings Gazette.
Officials with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department are investigating a grizzly bear encounter about 35 miles southwest of Cody in which a hunter shot and killed a grizzly bear after being bitten at least twice on the left thigh Wednesday morning. The hunter was able to walk out of the area to receive medical treatment. Billings Gazette.