Thanksgiving http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Demand for local turkeys up in Wyoming http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/demand-local-turkeys-wyoming <p>Wyoming is more known for its beef than its turkeys, but more farms are selling locally raised turkeys this Thanksgiving. One such farm is Painted Sage Farm in Daniel, Wyoming, owned by Maggie McAllister. Her turkeys are fed with hay, organic seed, and spent brewer’s grain from a local brewery, and they can roam freely within an enclosed yard.</p><p>She charges $75 for each turkey, significantly more than a store-bought bird, but she says the demand is there.</p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 23:55:34 +0000 Irina Zhorov 33146 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Demand for local turkeys up in Wyoming Barrasso spends Thanksgiving in Kosovo http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/barrasso-spends-thanksgiving-kosovo <p>U.S. Sen. John Barrasso spent Thanksgiving with Wyoming National Guard troops serving in Kosovo.</p><p>The Wyoming Republican visited with members of Detachment Three, B Company, 777th Aviation Support Battalion stationed at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo.</p><p>There are 23 Wyoming Army National Guard soldiers deployed in Kosovo.</p><p>Barrasso shared Thanksgiving dinner with the service members, toured the base and was briefed by military officials on operations in the Balkans.</p> Sat, 26 Nov 2011 02:10:19 +0000 The Associated Press 15579 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Barrasso spends Thanksgiving in Kosovo