Archive - Dec 13, 2009 - News

Tax Increase To Pay For The Surge In Afghanistan

"Should there be a tax increase to pay for the surge in Afghanistan?" That is this weeks Bank of Sheridan-sheridanmedia.com poll question. Some agree with this but for the majority a tax increase is never a good thing. Some think that they should not tax but should cut other expenses. Others think that we should not even be in Afghanistan.

Wyoming Fish And Game Ponders Beetle Problems

POWELL, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says infestations of mountain pine beetles could force the agency to alter management strategies due to habitat changes when swaths of forests are killed.

Money Guarantee Will Keep Planes Flying To Jackson

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - More than 200 groups have contributed money as part of a revenue guarantee program to keep airlines flying into Jackson during the winter.

YELLOWSTONE-MAGMA PLUME

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Scientists say information from a vast
seismograph network confirms a magma plume extends at least 500 miles below Yellowstone National Park. The scientists from Utah, Massachusetts, Michigan, Norway, Taiwan and Switzerland say they used a network of 150 seismographs

3 Charged In Wyoming Bull Rider Death

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Three men accused of supplying drugs that may have led to the death of a Wyoming bull rider have been charged in federal court with conspiracy to distribute cocaine or heroin.