Archive - Oct 10, 2009 - News

Weather to Get a Bit Warmer by Mid-week

It seems that for the last five days it has been all-out winter, looking more like January than the first week of October. Hopefully we will get warmer weather again before winter really arrives. A representative for the National Weather Service of Billings, Montana said this about Sheridan's forecast for the next three days.

Climate Supercomputer

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has authorized up to $750,000 to complete architectural and engineering work for the proposed climate-modeling supercomputer at Cheyenne. The Board's action on Friday allows the National Center for Atmospheric Research Facility to remain on schedule.

Rocky Mountain region blasted by early snowstorm

Colorado and Wyoming are waking up to an icy, snowy fall morning that has closed highways and left drivers facing treacherous conditions.

Interstate 25 in parts of northern Colorado and southern Wyoming were closed Saturday morning. Interstate 70 was closed to westbound traffic at the Eisenhower Tunnel. The cities of Denver and Thornton were placed on accident alert.

New Parking Ordinance In Dayton Will Go Into Effect November 1st

Residents of Dayton will have a new parking ordinance to abide by beginning November 1st. Dayton Mayor Bob Wood explains that the ordinance is similar to one that has been used in Jackson for over three decades.

Mayor Wood said that the Town will be sending out a newsletter to all of its residents to remind them of the upcoming change in parking.

Elks Hunts At Wyoming Refuge And Grand Teton Begin Today

JACKSON, (AP) - Today marks the opening of elk hunts in Grand Teton National Park and the National Elk Refuge in northwest Wyoming. Grand Teton is mandated by federal law to conduct an elk reduction program, when necessary, for the conservation of the elk population in Jackson Hole.

Court Says Sex Offenders Must Register

CHEYENNE, (AP) - A federal appeals court has rejected a convicted sex offender's argument that he didn't have to register with Wyoming authorities. Kenneth Gibson had argued it would be impossible for him to comply with the federal law that requires sex offender registration because the state hadn't fully implemented all its requirements.