CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A project to clean up groundwater contamination in a residential area near the Wyoming Air National Guard Base in Cheyenne is making progress. The Wyoming Tribune-Eagle reports state and federal officials told residents Thursday that samples show lower concentrations of potentially dangerous chemicals than were detected last year. The contamination doesn't present a direct health hazard since the base and nearby homes are hooked into the city's water system.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is hoping people still shopping for a gift for an outdoor enthusiast will consider giving its store a look. The Game and Fish store sells a number of items for anglers, hunters and anyone interested in wildlife. Proceeds from the sale of products support hunter and angler access, habitat restoration and protection and other wildlife programs.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's smaller ski areas often lack lucrative real-estate options like the bigger resorts. But some small Cowboy State areas are bucking the trend and trying to make it work. The Casper Star-Tribune reports Sleeping Giant near Cody is operating as a nonprofit and Antelope Butte in the Bighorn Mountains is considering joining a consortium to help it come back to life.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Larry Nance Jr.'s three-point play with two seconds remaining gave Wyoming a 67-66 overtime victory over South Dakota last night. Tyler Flack hit a 3-pointer to give South Dakota a 66-62 lead with 1:43 remaining in overtime. Nance answered with a dunk, and the game-winning three-point play.
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