Archive - Dec 25, 2012 - News

UW Offers New Degree to Train Professional Landmen

UW Offers New Degree to Train Professional Landmen (Stock photo)

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - The University of Wyoming is offering a new undergraduate program in professional land management.

UW's program is one of just seven in North America accredited by the American Association of Professional Landmen.

Coalition Seeks to Change the Filibuster Rules

Coalition Seeks to Change the Filibuster Rules

A major push is underway to change the rules of the U.S. Senate, particularly as it relates to the use of the filibuster.

Bighorn National Forest Hiring for Summer Seasonal Positions

The Bighorn National Forest is hiring for temporary/seasonal work for the coming summer season. (A list of available positions can be found at www.fs.usda.gov/bighorn)

Officials with the Bighorn National Forest recently announced they're looking to fill a wide range of summer positions. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Judge Merges Suits Challenging Wyoming Wolf Plan

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Judge Merges Suits Challenging Wyoming Wolf Plan (Stock photo)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A federal judge in Washington D.C. has merged two lawsuits filed by coalitions of environmental groups challenging the federal government's recent transfer of wolf management authority to the state of Wyoming.

2012 On Track to Be Wyoming's Driest in 118 years

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A year ago, all parts of Wyoming were free of drought. Now, 2012 is on track to be the driest in Wyoming in 118 years after a dry spring and summer. The latest U.S.

Governor, Delegation Want Public in on Forest Merger

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead and the state's congressional delegation have asked the U.S. Forest Service to involve the public on the possibility of merging the Caribou-Targhee and Bridger-Teton national forests. The agency has been undertaking an internal study of the idea.

The Best Thing About Christmas

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The Best Thing About Christmas (Photo by Ron Richter)

What makes Christmas special? Is it the presents, the food, the parties, just what is it that we so look forward to? For most folks in Sheridan, it's family.