Archive - Sep 2, 2011 - News

Safe Weekend: Law Enforcement Increasing Patrols During Holiday

Law enforcement agencies will work extra hours this weekend to crack down on drunk driving and to increase interstate and highway safety during Labor Day weekend.

Yellowstone Continues Search for Bear in Last Week's Fatal Attack

(courtesy Yellowstone National Park)

Even with traps set and flyovers in the area of the incident, Yellowstone National Park biologists have not located the bear involved in last week's fatal grizzly attack.

Fire Danger 'High' in Yellowstone, 8 Small Fires in Park Not Threat to Visitors

A series of backcountry fires in Yellowstone are not a threat to visitors, but park officials advise that the fire danger in the park for Labor Day weekend is “High”.

Fort Mackenzie Helping City of Sheridan with South Park Project

South Park area from 2010. (Sheridan Media file photo)

Students at Fort Mackenzie High School are working hard to help add to the South Park Project in Sheridan. They are building 16 wooden benches, most of which will be installed along the pathway system to be constructed in the area.

Contractor Killed at NE Wyo Coal Mine

The North Antelope Rochelle Mine is located 65 miles south of Gillete in the Powder River Basin. (Photo Courtesy USGS via Creative Commons)

CHEYENNE (AP) - A contractor has been killed in an accident at a coal mine in the Powder River Basin.

JCHC Project Nearly Complete, Next Phase Begun

The Johnson County Healthcare Center's facelift is still on schedule for its final completion date in early 2012.

Wind Taxation Discussed at Revenue Committee Meeting

State Representative Mike Madden

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee met in Buffalo last week and discussed a number of tax issues, including wind taxation and possible changes to the model.