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November 25th, 2012

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.

November 24th

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.

Eastern Wyoming Reports Most Disapproval of Wolves

A recent poll conducted by the University of Wyoming, and reported by the Billings Gazette, shows Wyomingites in the northeastern corner of the state are the most dissatisfied with the reintroduction of wolves into the state.

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.

November 24th

BPD Chief: Extra Officers For Upcoming Holiday Events

An extra police presence will be seen downtown in the coming weeks for various events during the Holiday season.

Strolling With the Elves

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The 17th annual Christmas Stroll attracted hundreds of people to Downtown Sheridan Friday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the story.

Commissioner: Sheridan County Escaped Worse Fire Damage

Black trunks are evidence of the Gilead Fire near Story earlier this year. (Photo by Gene Sturlin)

Earlier this week, Sheridan Media News reported the Sheridan County Commissioners approved two grants for reclamation of areas affected by wildfires earlier this year.

State Superintendent Hill Talks Dropout Age

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Raising the dropout age from 16 to 18 years of age is an issue that will be brought up once again during the upcoming legislative session in Cheyenne.

Christmas Stroll Marks Sheridan Holiday Season

Today marks “Black Friday,” and for Sheridan, that means the 17th annual Christmas Stroll downtown. Judy Taylor is serving on the committee again this year, as she has since the local tradition began.

November 23rd

Buffalo May Finally Get A/C Units Removed From Property

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven reported to the city council that he has managed to tentatively set up a day to finally get the air conditioning units removed from the city property behind the Econolodge on East Hart Street.