Archive - Nov 2011 - News

November 20th

Senator Enzi Introduces Bonds Bill

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi

U.S Senator Mike Enzi recently introduced the Buy Back America Bonds Act Friday in hopes of bringing the $4.4 trillion in foreign-held debt back into American hands, giving Americans the opportunity to directly invest in their country and buy back America’s debt from countries like China, Russia and the United Arab Emirates. 

Twin-Engine Plane Crashes North Of Casper

CASPER (AP) - One person is confirmed dead in a plane crash north of Casper. Natrona County sheriff's Lt. Mark Sellers says the pilot was only person on board. The twin-engine Cessna 337 took off from Rawlins and went down around 1:50 p.m. Friday.

Land Trusts See Conservation Increases In Down Economy

SCLT Executive Director Colin Betzler

A National Land Trust Census says that voluntarily protected land in Wyoming increased by 731% in the period of 2005 to 2010.

UW Board Approves New Admission Standards Friday

LARAMIE (AP) - The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved new admission standards aimed at improving student retention and graduation rates.

November 19th

Mayor Reminds Residents: Check for Snow Route Alerts

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CIty of Sheridan street crews work on clearing the snow from the streets. (Photo Courtesy of the City of Sheridan)

Earlier this week the Sheridan City Council held a work session to go over the City's snow plan and policy. Part of that policy are the various streets throughout Sheridan that are designated as snow routes.

Red Grade Road to Close Monday, No Unnecessary Travel Advised Until That Time

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Red Grade Road in Sheridan County will close Monday at noon.

Due to the current weather conditions, a no unnecessary travel advisory has been issued for Red Grade Road. The Sheridan County Commissioners have also announced that effective at noon Monday, November 21, Red Grade Road will close for the season.

NWF Study: Taking Steps To Ensure Potential Of Natural Gas Future

(WY News Service) -- The National Wildlife Federation conducted a study on the possible hazards associated with the process of fracking being used by natural gas production companies.

Buffalo Author Book Signing Saturday

Buffalo author Steve Rzasa with his new book, Broken Sight.

Buffalo author Steve Rzasa will have a book signing event this Saturday at the Johnson County Library in Buffalo.

'Wall Signing' Recognizes VOA Life House Contributors

Center left, VOA President and CEO Jeff Holsinger addresses donors and board memebers at a Wall Signing event Thursday afternoon.

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies held a Wall Signing event Thursday to recognize donors to the new Life House facility currently under construction.

Buffalo Food Pantry Still Needs Donations, Big Push for Thanksgiving Dinners

Buffalo's Bread of Life Food Pantry is constantly in need of donations, but this time of year there seems to be more of a need, and also a need for their Thanksgiving Dinner Drive.