Archive - Nov 19, 2012

Powder River Basin Coal Hosts Roundtable on Industry Challenges and Opportunities

Powder River Basin Coal Hosts Roundtable on Industry Challenges and Opportunities

Powder River Basin Coal will be hosting a roundtable discussion on Thursday, December 13, where participants will discuss domestic challenges for the industry - and international opportunities.

A Game and Fish Success Story: The History of Wild Turkeys in Wyoming

A Game and Fish Success Story: The History of Wild Turkeys in Wyoming (Photo courtesy of Flickr user Dendroicea Cerulea)

Although Pilgrims likely didn't have turkey as the main course during the world's first Thanksgiving feast, turkeys and Thanksgiving are hard to separate this time of year. But before the 1930s, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department says wild turkeys were non-existent. Chris Foy has more on the rarely told history of the bird.

Buffalo Chamber's Jarvis Awarded Regent Scholarship

Angela Jarvis, Director of the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, was awarded the Regent Scholarship by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Statewide Poll Shows Opposition to Proposed Medicare Changes

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A recent statewide poll conducted by the University of Wyoming shows that residents oppose proposed changes in Medicare and disapprove of the Affordable Care Act known as “Obamacare.”

Story Fish Hatchery Distributes Brook and Brown Trout

Story Fish Hatchery Distributes Brook and Brown Trout

Anglers in our listening area will have a chance to catch some of the brook and brown trout that personnel at the Story Fish Hatchery have been stocking.

Leadership Sheridan Deadline Approaches

Sheridan's future business owners, council members, bosses and community activists have two weeks left to register for the 2013 Chamber of Commerce Leadership Sheridan County Class.

James E. Bassett

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James E. Bassett, 71, of Sheridan passed away peacefully on Wednesday November 14, 2012 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family.

Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Benefits Sheridan Homeless

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Volunteers of America will host the annual Turkey Trot Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, at Kendrick Park to benefit Sheridan's Homeless Shelter.

Jerry Allen Cox

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Jerry Allen Cox, 59, of Gillette passed away on Monday, November 19, 2012 at the VA Medical Center.

Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Berger Picked for House Speaker Pro Temp

State Legislator, Rosie Berger, has been elected to serve as Speaker Pro Tempore, the third highest position in the state House of Representatives.