Archive - 2011 - News

January 7th

January - Stalking Awareness Month

January is National Stalking Awareness Month, and Bonnie Young, Director of the Advocacy & Resource Center in Sheridan, says stalking happens here as much as anywhere.

Yellowstone on Endangered Ecosystem List

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY – Wyoming has made a new “Top Ten” list, and it's not a positive place to be. It focuses on habitats across the country that are home to fish, wildlife and plants at risk of extinction.

Johnson County Planner Updates Commission

County Planner Rob Yingling gave a presentation to the new Johnson County Commission Tuesday, updating active and inactive subdivisions, and giving them a rundown of upcoming legislation that may affect his department. Here's Aaron Palmer with more.

January 7th

Film Festival Coming to Buffalo

The Back Country Film Festival will have two presentations in Northeast Wyoming, with one stop in Buffalo and the other in Gillette. Aaron Palmer gives us the details.

Anglers Illegally Using Minnows Raising Concerns

There are increasing reports of anglers illegally bringing live minnows across state lines into Wyoming from Montana.

Wyoming Lawmakers to Address Hunting and Fishing Rights

An issue that Wyoming State Lawmakers will address during the upcoming General Session is a constitutional amendment that would bolster citizens right to hunt and fish throughout Wyoming.

CHAPS Looking to Expand Horses for Heroes Program

Children, Horses, and Adults in PartnerShip, or CHAPS, is looking to expand on one of their newer programs this year. CHAPS Executive Director Sue Suddith explains the Horses for Heroes program.

Mead Makes a Couple of State Department Appointments

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has named two veteran state government workers to run departments in his administration. Mead announced Thursday that he's retaining Bob Lampert to run the Wyoming Department of Corrections.

Osborne Sentencing to be Held At a Later Date

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29-year-old Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne was scheduled to be sentenced for 1st Degree Murder Thursday, January, 13th. That date has been postponed due to Osborne hiring his own Attorney, Keith Goody from Washington. Goody takes the place of Osborne's Trial Lawyer Robert Jones of Sheridan.

Benefit for 5-Year-Old Boy

Just before this past Christmas, 5-year-old Jacob Ahrens' parents, Josh Ahrens and Tina Combridge, received heartbreaking news about their son. Family friend Chuck Trevino explains.