Archive - Nov 2012 - News

November 25th

Fairgrounds Board: Projects Coming Together, Looking Good

Projects at the Johnson County Fairgrounds are either under construction or in the planning stages and coming together according to Gary Arno and Carla Harper with the Fairgrounds board, who gave an update to the county commissioners at their last meeting.

Fireworks And Fun Highlight Second Annual Light Up Buffalo

'Gun Shy' performs at Deerfield during the Light Up Buffalo event Saturday.

The second annual Light Up Buffalo celebration happened Saturday with shopping, music, refreshments, dancing and fireworks.

Gray Wolf Hunt Area 8 North of Jackson Closes

Gray Wolf Hunt Area 8 North of Jackson Closes (Photo courtesy of Flickr user dalliedee)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department announced that gray wolf Hunt Area 8, the Fish Creek Management Unit north of Jackson, closed Thursday at 2:40 p.m. The area closed because the mortality quota of seven wolves was reached.

UW Poll Shows Disapproval of Health Care Law

A University of Wyoming poll shows that a strong majority of residents continue to disapprove of the federal Affordable Care Act.

The health care reform law is opposed by 66 percent of the poll respondents, compared to 24 percent who approve.

Missing Plane Found in Wyo. Range; Pilot Dead

Missing Plane Found in Wyo. Range; Pilot Dead

Officials with the Sublette County Sheriff's Office say a small plane, and its pilot, that were missing for a week have been found in a rugged mountainous area of western Wyoming.

November 24th

Sheridan Media Week in Review

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The Cheyenne Police Department issued an Amber Alert for a 2-year-old girl that was abducted by her non-custodial mother. Police retracted the alert early Tuesday Police after Angeleana Tyler was found with her abductor, 34-year-old Misty Lea Stricker-Campos in Greeley, Colorado.

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Elk Hunters Shoot Bear In Self-Defense

Hunters shot and killed a grizzly bear in Grand Teton National Park.

The park says that members of an elk hunting party opened fire on the adult male animal Thursday when it reportedly charged them. None of the three hunters was hurt.

Sheridan County Saves Plows For Heavy Snow Days

The weekend's weather forecast calls for a skiff of snow by Sunday.

Feds Seek to Have Wolf Lawsuit Moved to Wyoming

The federal government is seeking to have a lawsuit over management of wolves moved to a court in Wyoming.

A coalition of environmental groups filed the lawsuit earlier this month in Washington, D.C.

November 23rd

Elk Licenses Still Available

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is reminding hunters that general and some limited-quota elk licenses will remain on sale through next January.