Dec 06, 2019 6:16 PM

Man gets 2 years in federal prison for cyberstalking

Posted Dec 06, 2019 6:16 PM

A Lincoln man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for cyberstalking.

The Lincoln Journal Star reports that 20-year-old Alec Eiland was sentenced Thursday in Lincoln’s federal court.

Eiland had earlier pleaded guilty. Prosecutors say Eiland sent an Instagram message last year threatening to rape one woman if she didn't kill herself. Officials say he also posted her photo and contact information online and invited solicitations for sex.

 Prosecutors say a second woman accused Eiland of sending her demands for nude photos or he would rape her significant other or put a car bomb on her vehicle.

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Big increase in female hunters seen in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The number of Wyoming hunting and fishing licenses sold to women has seen a marked increase over the past decade, while men are buying slightly fewer licenses, state officials said.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department said 30% more women are hunting in Wyoming compared to 10 years ago, KGAB-AM report ed. Female anglers increased by 14% over that time.

Meanwhile, the number of men participating in both activities is down by about 5%.

Game and Fish Hunter and Angler Participation Coordinator Kathryn Boswell said the agency has been reaching out to women to get them more involved in not only hunting and fishing but also things like canoeing, photography, shooting sports and archery.

“I think women are starting to see hunting as an activity that is accessible to them,” Boswell said in a statement by the agency. “And, it comes with a certain pride in putting healthy food on the table and knowing exactly how it got there — something I think all hunters regardless of gender can relate to.”

Boswell also said the decline in male hunters and anglers in the state is not a concern.

''The demographics are changing. Our baby boomers are getting older and at the same time, women are seeing hunting and fishing as options for their food and recreation choices,” she said.