Archive - Jan 13, 2016 - News

As Grizzly Hunt Nears, Emotions, Voices Rise

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Jim Laybourn, a wildlife tour guide, advocates for grizzlies

by Angus M. Thuermer Jr. |

As the federal government begins to remove some protections safeguarding Yellowstone-area grizzly bears, widespread and emotional reaction follows, particularly regarding a potential hunting season.

Top Brass Performance Comes with French Twist

Playful, French music will be part of Friday night’s concert presented by The Billings Symphony’s Top Brass.

Senior Programs' State Funding Expected to Stay in Place

Coming into this budget session of the Wyoming Legislature, Sheridan Senior Center Executive Director Carmen Rideout said she wasn’t expecting any changes in state funding.

Senior Caregiver Director Finds Need for Grandparents Group

If you’re given a little government money to fund a special program, first you need to find out what the community needs.

Today’s Events Include History Program, Chamber Lunch, Hospital Board Meeting

A history program, chamber lunch and hospital board meeting are all in the offerings for today.

Inmate Sentenced in Sheridan Dies in Prison

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Dept. of Corrections Release

Officials with the Wyoming Department of Corrections say a 62-year-old inmate at a medium-security prison in Torrington has died.

Enzi’s Statement on President’s State of the Union Address

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (Courtesy photo)

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming offered the following state regarding President Obama’s State of the Union Address Tuesday night. Enzi says many of the problems we face as a nation are a direct result of Obama’s policies and regulations.

Yellowstone Sets New Record for Visitation in 2015

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(Photo Ron Richter ©)

In 2015, there were more than 4 million visits to Yellowstone National Park, up almost 17 percent from 2014, making it the highest visitation year on record.

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Buffalo Students Recognized For Innovative App Idea

Students from Buffalo were recognized as the Best In-State Winners in the fourth annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge for their mobile app idea named “BeatBully.”