Thursday, February 4, 2010

Big Horn Sheep leave Big Horns

Two helicopters, each carrying a pilot and crew, arrived at Cottonwood Canyon Friday morning. They greeted a crowd of 30-plus people including Game and Fish officials, students, reporters and other observers with an overhead fly-by before bobbing through the canyon to scour the sagebrush dotted topography for Big Horn sheep.

The Game and Fish carried out the capture as part of a transplant operation to re-locate a dozen sheep from south of Devil’s Canyon to the Seminoe Mountains near Rawlins.

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Also in today's Chronicle, Feb. 4, 2010:
Lovell awarded Business Ready Community grant
Wyoming's unemployment rate

In the paper:
Micheli kicks off campaign
LHS students ready to 'Pack the Place in Pink'
Legislative preview from Rep. Elaine Harvey
Sheriff and police blotters
County officials announce election intentions
BHC public health
High school sports

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