Archive - Sep 2010 - News

September 5th

Haynes running write-in campaign for Wyo. governor

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A retired surgeon and rancher from
Cheyenne who failed to qualify to run an independent candidate in Wyoming's governor's race is now running a write-in campaign.

September 4th

Prostate Cancer: Not Just “Old Men” Are Afflicted

According to the Wyoming Department of Health, a new case of prostate cancer is diagnosed every 2 ½ minutes nationwide. In Wyoming, there were 460 new cases and 44 deaths from prostate cancer in 2007.

Watch Out When You are Watching Elk This Time Of Year

Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone has developed a reputation for being a stellar place to view elk during the fall. Yellowstone Public Affairs Officer Al Nash says that they are “glad people are excited and come to the park to see wildlife.” However, you should also remember to watch out when watching elk, especially this time of year:

September 3rd

Senior Center Receives Large Gift

The Sheridan Senior Center announced Friday that it has received a $50,000 Daniels Fund Operating Support Grant to help serve constituents through the Sheridan Senior Center.

Grand Teton National Park “For Sale” Sign Still Up

Several parcels of state land within Grand Teton National Park are being re-appraised, with results expected this month that could help the ongoing negotiations for the state to sell the land to the federal government. A total of 1,300 acres is at stake, with valuations ranging upwards of $120 million.

New Firearm Regs. Don't Change Hunting Boundaries

Many hunters are now venturing to the state and federal lands around the state, including the areas surrounding Yellowstone National Park.

Al Nash, Yellowstone Public Affairs Officer says that although the park boundary is well-marked:
And if that happens, he says:

Recovering From Addiction

Who do you know recovering from addiction? Chances are, you know more people than you may realize.

Poitra Trial: Closing Arguments

Before the jury entered into their deliberations to determine the verdict for Dennis Poitra, Jr., lead counsel for the State and the Defense gave their closing arguments.

September 2nd

Glendo Park Reopens In Time For Labor Day Weekend

After over a month of closures due to repair, removal and restoration, Glendo State Park's campgrounds will be fully open this Labor Day weekend, despite unprecedented flooding earlier this summer. Darin Westby, engineering consultant for Wyoming state parks, says the contractors and staff of the park made this possible:

Hunters Advised To Heed Extra Caution This Year

For many, fall is almost synonymous with hunting season. But this is not limited to human hunters. Many animals, including bears, are hunting and foraging for particularly high-calorie food to pull them through the harsher and more austere winter months.