Archive - Oct 21, 2011 - News

G&F: Hunters, Residents Be Bear Aware

Yellowstone Nat'l Park Grizzly Bear

Grizzly bears normally den in mid-November, but the Game and Fish Department reminds hunters and residents that the animals will remain active in search of food until that time.

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Roadless Rule

DENVER (AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Rule protecting nearly 50 million acres of land in national forests across the United States.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Hospice Program Looking for Volunteers

Sheridan Memorial Hospital's Hospice program is seeking volunteers again, and there will be a training and informational session Thursday, November 3rd at the Hospital.

Wyo. Dept. of Health on Prostate Exams: Make an Informed Decision

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but some recent reports from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force have questioned the methods used in detecting prostate cancer.

Nighthawk Court Structure Fire Leaves Home with Significant Damage

SFR Incident Commander Gary Harnish discusses tactics with Division Chief Terry Lenhart during suppression operations. (SFR)

A structure fire caused by a malfunctioning sewing machine foot control left a Sheridan home uninhabitable with fire damage Thursday.

EPA to Regulate Disposal of Fracking Wastewater

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Federal environmental regulators say they will develop national standards for the disposal of polluted wastewaters generated by hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

BDA Hosts Business After Hours Thursday in Buffalo

The BDA's Business After Hours Thursday

The Buffalo Downtown Association hosted this month's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours Thursday night from 5 to 7 pm.

Buffalo's Pumpkin Festival Friday In Crazy Woman Square

The 4th Annual Pumpkin Festival will be happening Friday afternoon in Buffalo's Crazy Woman Square downtown from 3 to 6 pm.

Buffalo Student Chosen to Meet Gorbachev

Brian Schueler, translator, Mikhail Gorbachev. photo courtesy Marcy Schueler

Buffalo High School graduate and current University of Wyoming freshman Brian Schueler was honored with the opportunity to meet and ask a question of former leader of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev during Gorbachev's recent visit to the university.

NWCCD Approves Background Screening Policy

The Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting at Gillette College Thursday night, which is something that they do on an annual basis.