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USDA Employee Under Investigation for Photos of Ensnared Coyotes

The Casper Star-Tribune reports that Jamie Olson, an employee with the Wyoming Wildlife Services, posted this picture to his personal Facebook of an ensnared coyote being taunted by a dog. Additional images were posted of a dead coyote, prompting an investigation. (Photo courtesy of trib.com)

A man who traps and removes predators threatening wildlife for the USDA is under investigation for some Facebook photos he posted showing trapped coyotes - some alive some possibly dead - that appear to have been taunted by dogs. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy reports.

Arctic Front Bringing Heavy Winter Weather Through Sheridan

Arctic Front Bringing Heavy Winter Weather Through Sheridan (Photo by Chris Foy)

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in effect from noon today through 6 a.m. Sunday. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Personal Safety Workshop for Kids is Dec. 18

Personal Safety Workshop for Kids is Dec. 18 (Image courtesy of empowerwyoming.org)

Empower Wyoming, a group aiming to end violence through personal safety training and self-reliance education, will be hosting kids workshops later this month in Buffalo. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, December 18 between 3:45 and 5:45 p.m. at Clear Creek Middle School.

Mead Looks Over Fiscal Cliff

Gov. Matt Mead says governors of both parties are anxious to see a deal on a deficit-reduction agreement to avert the end-of-year "fiscal cliff."

Health Dept. Projects Medicaid Expansion Savings

The Wyoming Department of Health estimates that if Wyoming were to accept the optional Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, it would save more than $47 million in state funds and reduce the number of uninsured residents.

Help "Fill the Truck" Toy Drive This Saturday at Walmart

Help "Fill the Truck" Toy Drive This Saturday at Walmart

After partnering for more than 30 years, the Salvation Army and Walmart will once again be hosting a toy drive to help provide new toys and coats to local children in need. The "Fill the Truck" toy drive will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at Sheridan's Walmart store.

Sen. Barrasso: 'People are Concerned About the Direction of the Country'

Sen. Barrasso: 'People are Concerned About the Direction of the Country' (Stock photo)

U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming spoke on the floor of the Senate Friday and shared his concerns about what he calls the fast approaching fiscal cliff.

One Dead, One Injured in Cheyenne Shooting, Stabbing

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - One man is dead and another injured in an altercation at a mobile home park on Cheyenne's south side. Gerry Luce is spokesman for the Laramie County Sheriff's Department. He says the incident was reported at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

Antelope Butte Foundation Submits Grant Applications

The Antelope Butte Foundation submitted an application for a business committed grant in June through the Wyoming Business Council.

Oil & gas lease buy-back deal coming up short

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By Kelsey Dayton, WyoFil.comoriginally published December 4, 2012

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