Archive - May 30, 2009

05/30/31/09 sports for saturday/sunday

the annual hoop jam basketball tournament goes on throught out the weekend.

the denver nuggets were eliminated from the post season in game six of the western conference finals by l.a.tonight cleveland plays game six at orlando the magic lead 3-2 then winner plays the lakers in the nba finals.the nba finals begin thursday.

POLICE TARGET DRUG RINGS IN WYOMING, MONTANA AND SOUTH DAKOTA

(AP) - Forty-seven people have been indicted on federal charges in connection with a drug-trafficking ring that distributed drugs in Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota.

WYOMING CONFIRMS 7 MORE SWINE FLU CASES, 9 TOTAL

(AP) - The Wyoming Department of Health says it has confirmed seven more swine flu infections in Laramie County, bringing the total number of Wyoming cases to nine. The department announced Friday that the seven new cases include five children and two adults.

TIMEOUT CALLED FOR WYOMING ROADLESS AREAS

The U.S. Agriculture Secretary has called for a "time out" for road less National Forest areas. The directive puts a stop to new development and logging on more than 50 million acres nationwide, and more than three million acres in Wyoming - including land in the Bighorn, Bridger-Teton and Shoshone National Forests.

PUBLIC COMMENTS BEING SOUGHT ON ACCESS POINT NAME CHANGE

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has received a proposal to rename the Monument Point Access area at Lake DeSmet in honor of Malcom Wallop.

Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke.

Mischke says that they'll be taking public comment on the name change for the next couple of weeks.

PERFECT WEATHER FOR ANNUAL SAGEBRUSH ELEMENTARY PLAY DAY FRIDAY

As has been our custom for the past several years, Sheridan Media took part in the annual end-of-school play day at Sagebrush Elementary School Friday morning. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has this report.