Archive - Aug 2009 - News

August 24th

Hunting Seasons Coming Up Quickly In Wyoming And Montana

Archery hunting season throughout the state of Wyoming begins one week from today. That includes elk, deer and antelope in most areas. However, it does not include wolves.

Joey’s Kids Finish Cut Slam Adventure

Four kids, four days, nearly 1,000 miles, and six different rivers… That’s what was involved in Joey’s Fly Fishing Foundation’s Cut Slam Adventure last week. Joey and the kids started on LeBarge Creek in southwest Wyoming last Thursday in search of the Colorado Cutthroat. All four of them caught their fish there.

Local Businessman Takes Trip Overseas To Teach His Craft

Local businessman David Oakes owns and operates Captain Clean in Sheridan, and he recently embarked on a trip overseas to lend his expertise on the art of carpet cleaning.

Oakes explains what the project entailed at the University.

Suicide Prevention Week Activities Planned In Sheridan County For Early September

September 6th - 12th is Suicide Prevention Week, and there are several activities planned for Sheridan County. Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition Chair Vanessa Hastings explains what the Coalition is trying to accomplish.

August 23rd

Residents Near Wyoming's Snowy Range Voice Opposition to Parking Lot

The message is clear. More than 90% of those recently attending a public comment forum gave a “thumbs down” on Forest Service plans for a 10-acre A-T-V parking lot on the Snowy Range Scenic Byway.

Weekend Report Says Frontier Days Lost Money

CHEYENNE, Wyoming (AP) - Cheyenne Frontier Days may be drawing impressive rodeo crowds. But the financial health at the "Daddy Of 'em all" isn't so grand.

Montana State Has Many Construction Projects

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Students heading for classes at Montana State University can expect to see a lot of construction. The school is getting a major renovation with new buildings under construction and several older buildings getting major renovations at a combined cost of $52 million.

Weekly Poll Question - Health Care Sold Across State Lines?

It seems that talk about health care is everywhere nowadays. A lot of people have different ideas on how to handle the issue. Most do agree that insurance should be sold across State lines and on a national level, but would that make insurance cheaper or worse.

Wyoming Dems Explain Health Insurance Reform Benefits for the Cowboy State

The Wyoming Democratic Party held a media conference in Casper Friday, stressing the urgency and real need for health care reform in Wyoming.

Among those speaking was Leslie Petersen, Wyoming State Democratic Party Chairwoman.

Rain Does Not Stop the Polo Game

It was raining yesterday out at the Big Horn Equestrian Center, but the rain did not stop the Polo players from enjoying the Sunday afternoon chuckers.