The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Story Fish Hatchery will remain closed to the public until July of 2010. The hatchery, which has been the most widely visited hatchery in the state, has been under construction and renovation since 2007.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol is once again taking part in the Combined Accident Reduction Effort, better known as Operation CARE. The campaign kicked off the day before Thanksgiving and will run through the weekend.
Strengthening the food chain could help an endangered species climb to healthy numbers. It’s the premise behind the newly-unveiled plan for managing black-tailed prairie dogs on the Thunder Basin National Grasslands. The goal is better habitat to boost the number of prairie dogs to the point where Wyoming-native black-footed ferrets could be reintroduced.
GILLETTE, (AP) - The Bureau of Land Management office in Wyoming is reducing the number of oil and gas lease auctions in the state from six to four in 2010 because of a lack of interest in drilling. There have been significantly fewer lease sales in Wyoming in 2009 compared to 2008.
Downtown Sheridan was alive with hundreds gathering for the 14th Annual Christmas Stroll on Friday night. Christmas decorations, a visit from Santa Claus, and an appearance by the state champion Sheridan Bronc Football Team were some of the highlights of the evening. What did those who came to the Stroll think?
The annual Sheridan Media Christmas Wish campaign is in place to help those that may have fallen on hard times during the holiday season. One of the organizers of the campaign, Margo Heck says that if you like to shop, volunteers are always needed.
The 22nd annual tree lighting ceremony for the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Christmas Trees of Love will be Sunday December 6th at 4:30pm in the front lobby of the hospital. Lights can be purchased with a donation of $5.00 now through December.
The weather couldn’t have been much better in late November for the annual Turkey Trot run in Kendrick Park on Thanksgiving morning. Over 330 runners participated this year, collecting a trailer full of food for the Sheridan Community Shelter. The Shelter is run by Volunteers of America Montana and Wyoming.