Archive - Jul 22, 2012 - News

Helicopter Stocking This Summer in Bighorn Mountain Lakes

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will use a helicopter to stock trout in 26 Cloud Peak Wilderness waters on the east side of the Bighorn Mountains this summer.

Art and Music is on the Way

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A scene from last year's Big West Arts Festival at Sheridan College. (Photo by Judy Hagerott)

The 7th annual Big West Arts Festival at Sheridan College is two weeks away as officials make last minute preparations for the two-day event. Big West Coordinator Rod Dugal says that once again there will be plenty of art and music to enjoy.

County Commissioners Weigh In On Lake DeSmet Deal

Three of Sheridan County's Commissioners appeared on Public Pulse Thursday with host Kim Love and discussed the ongoing negotiations regarding a proposed 99-year lease with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and Johnson County for water rights regarding Lake DeSmet.

The Run-Down on Sheep Dogs

Wyomingites on Public Lands have probably seen shaggy white dogs tending to herds of sheep in the summertime. While the Forest Service and other government agencies have campaigns informing wilderness visitors to leave stock dogs alone, not everyone understands their role.

Gov. Mead Asks Obama For PPACA Info

Wyoming Governor, Matt Mead, has written a letter to the Secretary of Health and Human Services asking for clarification of several components of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to help him make a decision whether the state will subscribe to the act's optional expansion of Medicaid.