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November 8th, 2010

The Important Issue "Nobody" is Talking About

Wyoming's next legislative session is just around the corner; the next General Session convenes in January 2011. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has more:

Toys for Tots Kick-Off November 12th

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The kick-off for the annual Toys for Tots program, sponsored nationally by the Marine Corps, will be Friday, November 12th at the Historic Sheridan Inn. Cost is $35 for dinner and program.

The kick-off for this year's Toys for Tots program will be Friday, November 12th during the 235th anniversary celebration of the US Marine Corps, to be held at the Historic Sheridan Inn.

Poll Question: Deer Numbers in City Limits

Living lawn ornaments

Last week we reported that the City of Buffalo Police Department and Wyoming Game & Fish will be harvesting deer in the Buffalo City limits and then offering the meat to residents at no charge, as a means to diminish the growing number of nuisance deer.

Genetic Testing of Gray Wolves

Gray Wolf in Yellowstone National Park

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE: Casper, WY - Much of the debate about wolf recovery has focused on the number of wolves in each state. But another indicator of recovery success considered under the endangered species law is whether or not packs are interbreeding to ensure genetic diversity.

Annual Turkey Trot a success for Hospice

Turkey Trot 2010

Buffalo's annual Turkey Trot fundraiser took place on Saturday, and was again a big success, if the number of participants is any indication.
Close to 100 people all donated time and money to help in raising funds for the Susie Bowling Lawrence Hospice in Buffalo.

Wolves in the Bighorns? Yes and no

Mike Jimenez, USF&W

Wolves were the topic of discussion at a recent meeting in Buffalo. Aaron Palmer has this report.

Wyoming students score better on assessment test

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Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Jim McBride says an uptick in students' scores on this year's statewide assessment tests, which were plagued by technical problems, reveals a resilient student body.

Pine beetle pickup in forests around Laramie

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The U.S. Forest Service is still dealing with the pine beetle epidemic in Wyoming. Laramie District ranger Larry Sandoval says he's expecting to be busy for at least another three years clearing dead and dying trees from campgrounds, roadsides, power lines and around structures in southern Wyoming.

November 6th

Tentative Agreement Reached on Grand Teton National Park Trust Land

Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal

In a recent letter to the U.S. Department of Interior, Governor Dave Freudenthal outlined an agreement for the acquisition of state lands located within Grand Teton National Park.

Fire NE of Buffalo out, under investigation

Some of the more than 1200 acres that burned NE of Buffalo this weekend.
Some of the burn area northeast of Buffalo.

A fire northeast of Buffalo is finally out, but not alot of information is known at this time.

According to the Johnson County Law Enforcement Center, a call came in concerning a grass fire at about 2:15 Saturday afternoon.