Archive - Nov 28, 2009

Wyoming Cowboys 67, Hampton Pirates 78

Wyoming loses for the 2nd straight night in the World Vision Challenge Tournment being held at the AA in Laramie. The Cowboys' lost to the Hampton Pirates 67 to 78.

University of Montana 61, South Dakota State 48

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) -Marc Mariani scored his third touchdown of the game on a 2-yard touchdown pass from Andrew Selle with 1:08 to play Saturday to cap a 27-point second-half comeback and give top-seeded Montana a 61-48 victory over South Dakota State in the first round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

Saturday, November 28th

LADY GENERALS BASKETBALL - The Sheridan College Lady Generals beat Little Big Horn CC Friday night during the Sheridan Lions Club Tournament at the Hoffman Dome. The Lady Generals used a 50-point second half to run away with the game 87-50. They close out the event this evening playing Western Wyoming at 5:00.

Story Fish Hatchery Remains Closed For Construction Projects

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.

Wyoming State Troopers Still Out In Full Force For Operation CARE Campaign

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.

Thunder Basin Prairie Dog Plan Adds Link To The Food Chain

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.

There Will Be Fewer BLM Lease Sales Next Year In Wyoming

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.

Christmas Stroll Bigger Than Ever

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?