Archive - Dec 14, 2010 - News

Wyoming Distemper Cases on the Rise

Earlier this week the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory and the Wyoming Livestock Board wrapped up an investigation of canine distemper in newly purchased puppies. The outbreak occurred between late August and early October, and affected dogs in Cheyenne, Laramie, Casper and Douglas.

Cub Scouts Perform Flag Retirement

There was a special flag ceremony outside the WB Insurance Building in Sheridan Tuesday night. The Wolf Den of Cub Scout Pack 385 retired a worn flag, and raised a new flag in its place.

Shoshone National Forest Receives Federal Dollars

A half-million dollars in federal money is on its way to the Shoshone National Forest, and the “strings attached” mean locals need to pipe up about how the money is spent. That reliance on local input is unusual for such federal spending.

Buffalo Street Cuts Fixed

The Buffalo City Council wanted street cuts made for the new criminal justice center in West Fetterman filled and patched, and they finally have been. Johnson County News Director for Sheridan Media, Aaron Palmer, with the story.

Johnson County to Discuss Sand Creek

The Johnson County Commissioners will have a special meeting Wednesday to discuss property tax issues concerning Sand Creek.
Commissioner Gerald Fink explains what to expect at the meeting.

Under 20 Dance in Buffalo Saturday

This weekend many will be home for the holidays -- home from college, on break from high school or whatever. The age-old question is what can the kids do and not get into trouble? Aaron Palmer reports on one option.

New NWCCD Board Members Officially “Oriented”

The new members of the Northern Wyoming Community College District went through a day-long orientation Monday. Mary Jo Johnson has the story.

Holiday “Oral Histories” at Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park contains a unique collection of historical data, contributed by people of all walks of life. Park spokesman Al Nash explains.

Wyoming's Aging Tool Kit

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY – A one-stop shop of sorts has been tested in Wyoming since 2005: a place where people can take their questions about services and care options as they age or face a disability.

Online Holiday Auction is Underway

The holiday online auction is now underway at Auction Administrator Julie Chadwick says there are lots of great gift ideas that people can start bidding on right now.