The Wyoming Highway Patrol’s efforts in enforcement and education, and other safety initiatives resulted in the traffic deaths dropping in 2009.
Archive for March, 2010
Carole ‘Kniffy” Hamilton today announced Tuesday, March 30, 2010, a series of events to provide opportunities for public discussion on the development of a new Forest Service Land and Resource Management Planning Rule (planning rule).
Although the violator claimed he launched the arrow accidentally on Sept. 5, 2009, the mature bull moose was still killed south of Lander and the contended accident had nothing to do with all the meat being wasted.
The Wyoming Board of Agriculture will meet April 12 and 13 in the Wyoming Department of Agriculture main conference room in Cheyenne to discuss various issues around the state.
There will be plenty of girls named “Madison” and boys called “Aiden” on Wyoming’s playgrounds over the next several years as the two were the most popular baby names in the state for 2009, according to the Vital Statistics Services Program of the Wyoming Department of Health.
An iconic scene featuring a bison and Old Faithful will grace a new quarter to be issued by the U.S. Mint later this year.
Invasive species, disease, and climate changes have all led to a decline in the native fish population of Yellowstone National Park. To help halt and eventually reverse that trend, the park has started work on a Native Fish Conservation Plan.
The Rev. John S. Smylie has been elected the 9th Episcopalian Bishop of Wyoming. The bishop-elect presently serves as rector at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Casper. He is married to Jill Smylie, a counselor at Verda James Elementary school, also in Casper.
The following are obituaries and death notices that appeared in the March 18, 2010 edition of the Star Valley Independent.
The Lady Braves, despite being shorthanded, still flexed some defensive muscle on the opening weekend of the season with three shutouts.