Archive - Dec 2009 - News

December 26th

Jackson Bison Herd Harvest Down From Last Year

JACKSON, (AP) - State wildlife officials say hunters have harvested more than 100 fewer bison from the Jackson herd this year than last year.

Wintery Christmas in Wyoming; Part Of I-80 Closed

CHEYENNE, (AP) - Blowing snow and iced roads prompted the closure of Interstate 80 between Laramie and Cheyenne on a wintery Christmas day in Wyoming.

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect For Much Of Northeast Wyoming Today

Much of northeast Wyoming is under a winter weather advisory today as conditions are expected to be bad until early evening. Lead Meteorologist Todd Chambers with the National Weather Service in Billings explains what's expected for today.

December 25th

12th Annual Christmas Wish Campaign Was Another Success This Year

The Christmas Wish Campaign was established by Sheridan Media over a decade ago to help local families that may have fallen on hard times over the holidays. Sheridan Media Sales Manger Jim Schellinger goes over this year's numbers.

The Holidays Can Make The Waistband A Little Tighter

The holidays are notorious for expanding waistlines and excess pounds that seem to be accumulated by enjoying all of the seasons goodies a little bit too much. Sheridan Senior Center Nutrition Director Carolyn Benepe says that people need to start getting back to a regular healthier diet soon.

BLM Oil And Gas Review Has Some In Wyoming Concerned

U.S.Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's announcement that oil and gas leasing on Bureau of Land Management lands is getting a comprehensive review has left Wyoming sportsmen and the oil and gas industry wondering what will happen next.

December 23rd

Local Businesses Show Slower Holiday Sales This Year But Numbers Shopping Locally Are Up

A consensus of many Sheridan County businesses show that more people seem to have completed their holiday shopping locally than in the past.

Former Sheridan Resident Running For Arizona Attorney General

A former Sheridan woman is the first person to officially announce their candidacy for the position of Arizona Attorney General in the upcoming 2010 election.

City Employees Give Donation To Local CASA Program

City of Sheridan employees recently raffled off an iPod and decided to give the proceeds to a local charity.

Weather Makes Things Tough On Those Traveling For The Holidays

Mother Nature was not kind on holiday travelers Wednesday as much of Wyoming was rocked by a winter storm that caused several accidents and road closures throughout the state.