Archive - Dec 14, 2010 - News

Wyoming Distemper Cases on the Rise

Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan Executive Director Cel Hope

Earlier this week the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory and the Wyoming Livestock Board wrapped up an investigation of canine distemper in newly purchased puppies. The outbreak occurred between late August and early October, and affected dogs in Cheyenne, Laramie, Casper and Douglas.

Cub Scouts Perform Flag Retirement

The Wolf Den of Cub Scout Pack 385 performed a special flag ceremony Tuesday night.

There was a special flag ceremony outside the WB Insurance Building in Sheridan Tuesday night. The Wolf Den of Cub Scout Pack 385 retired a worn flag, and raised a new flag in its place.

Shoshone National Forest Receives Federal Dollars

Shoshone National Forest recently received Federal funds. (Courtesy Photo)

A half-million dollars in federal money is on its way to the Shoshone National Forest, and the “strings attached” mean locals need to pipe up about how the money is spent. That reliance on local input is unusual for such federal spending.

Buffalo Street Cuts Fixed

One of two street cuts recently repaired on West Fetterman in Buffalo at the site of the new criminal justice center.

The Buffalo City Council wanted street cuts made for the new criminal justice center in West Fetterman filled and patched, and they finally have been. Johnson County News Director for Sheridan Media, Aaron Palmer, with the story.

Johnson County to Discuss Sand Creek

Johnson County Commissioner Gerald Fink

The Johnson County Commissioners will have a special meeting Wednesday to discuss property tax issues concerning Sand Creek.
Commissioner Gerald Fink explains what to expect at the meeting.

Under 20 Dance in Buffalo Saturday

Tony Duncan, DT's DJ Service

This weekend many will be home for the holidays -- home from college, on break from high school or whatever. The age-old question is what can the kids do and not get into trouble? Aaron Palmer reports on one option.

New NWCCD Board Members Officially “Oriented”

A reception was held in the Whitney Building Atrium at Sheridan College after the new NWCCD Trustees went through orientation.

The new members of the Northern Wyoming Community College District went through a day-long orientation Monday. Mary Jo Johnson has the story.

Holiday “Oral Histories” at Yellowstone

This "Park Ranger" snowman keeps watch over Yellowstone in the winter. (Photo from

Yellowstone National Park contains a unique collection of historical data, contributed by people of all walks of life. Park spokesman Al Nash explains.

Wyoming's Aging Tool Kit

Wyoming Senator Marty Martin (D) (Photo Courtesy

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY – A one-stop shop of sorts has been tested in Wyoming since 2005: a place where people can take their questions about services and care options as they age or face a disability.

Online Holiday Auction is Underway

Many great holiday gifts can be found at the online auction at

The holiday online auction is now underway at Auction Administrator Julie Chadwick says there are lots of great gift ideas that people can start bidding on right now.