Archive - Dec 2010 - News

December 10th

Top of the World a "Leader"

Duke Energy's Top of the World Wind Farm near Casper. (Photo

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Casper, WY - A study by Pew Environment Group finds the U.S.

December 9th

Sheridan Viewshed Analysis and Plan

The CIty of Sheridan has hired consultants to help make sure that views like this are preserved for years to come.

The City of Sheridan has retained the services of AECOM to develop a plan to preserve the viewshed in Sheridan. Thursday, consultants with AECOM met with key stakeholders throughout the community to hear ideas on how to protect the scenic areas within Sheridan.

Freudenthal Discusses the Sale of State Land in Grand Teton National Park

Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal

At his regularly-scheduled media conference Thursday, Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal discussed the sale of state land in Grand Teton National Park.

Lummis Selected to Serve on Powerful Committee

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis

In a media release issued Thursday, U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis announced that she has been selected by her Republican colleagues to serve on the prestigious House Committee on Appropriations.

JC Sheriff Gets New Drug Dog

Johnson County Sheriff's Sergeant Bill Gallant and drug dog Daisy

The Johnson County Sheriff has a new drug-sniffing dog on the job, replacing one dog that was retired due to an injury. Aaron Palmer in Buffalo has more.

Help Welcome for Buffalo's "Caring & Sharing"

Sally Frost, Buffalo Senior Center

Although many in the community have helped through donating to the Caring and Sharing program so far this Holiday Season, there is always more that can be done, says organizer Sally Frost.

NWCCD Receives "Report Card"

The Northern Wyoming Community College District just received news from the Higher Learning Commission regarding their recent AQIP "check-up" visit, a component of the accreditation process. Sheridan College President Paul Young:

Simpson and Bowles in Cheyenne

Erskine Bowles (l) and Alan Simpson (r) (courtesy photo)

Former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, former Clinton Chief of Staff, are co-chairmen of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, also known as the Deficit Commission.

Veterans Exhibit at Buffalo Senior Center

Korean War Veteran Leo Sanchez next to the traveling exhibit on WWII Veterans' stories.

A traveling exhibit featuring Wyoming veterans of World War II and their stories stopped in Buffalo this week, the third stop in its trip around the state. Aaron Palmer brings us the story.

December 8th

Keeping Pets Safe During the Holidays

While holiday decorations and the plethora of food that is synonymous with this time of year may add to the festive nature for many, it can, however, pose quite a threat to our pets.