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Waterfowl hunters willing brave the elements of should find ample for bagging and ducks in many of Wyoming according the Biologist Leonard Serdiuk Lander said the Wind and Big Horn River in northcentral Wyo- are harboring a large and geese. At the department' s Ocean Habitat Unit northwest Riverton, Serfiuk said were about 15-20,000 and 300 geese on a of the lake kept open ' an aeration system. estimated there currently about 8 - Big Horn and an equal number thirds on Boysen Reservoir is about half frozen said the Wind and Big Horn River a terminal winter- ground for the waterfowl now and he expects for during the last of the season. he said nice has slowed hunting since the birds moving off open water to in nearby felds before after shooting hours. he said worsening would most likely the feeding habits of the birds and their daily making it somewhat difficult movements would make for hunters to bag them. them more accessible to Saul agreed with Serdiuk hunters during daylight that foul weather could ira- hours. Serdiuk said his observa- tions during the initial part of the season point to a good season and he expects the harvest in his area to run ahead of last year's. He said warm weather during the first part of the season has played a big part in the number of birds taken during the prime habitat like Ocean Lake stayed open and kept migrant birds in the area longer. prove the duck hunting by getting the birds moving during daylight hours. Saul said goose hunting on Dick Saul, department waterfowl biologist in south- east Wyoming, said there is methods of child manage- ment skills; weight loss .strategies, stop-smoking programs, alcoholism, and even how to toilet train a child in one day. If anyone has a question they would like answered in this column they can write the following address: Northern Y~yoming Mental Health Center, P.O. Box 666, Sundance, Wyo-' ruing 82729 A Festive Name Goshen County Public Goose "Merry Christmas" in Hunting Area just north of June? September? It is for Hawk Springs, Wyo. has a lovely young lady in Sac- ramento, California, whose been fairly good with a high name is truly Merry Cheree population of geese in the Christmas! surrounding area. In answer to endless In- He said the "harvest ~o far quiries and as many jokes, ~a is running slightly ahead of this charming young wom- an never tires of explaining last year and he anticipates a that her name really is record year for the area Merry Christmas, and is unless severe weather limits spelled just that way. She the number of hunters or- is used to people thinking it's fur~l]:; and the constant forces some of the geese teasing, but enjoys the fun southward, of it as much as others. In northeastern Wyoming Miss Christmas, whose a large number of ducks and Saul said most water areas geese in his area which were froze over and only should provide good hunting for hearty sportsmen into January. Saul made an aerial survey of the area last week and estimated there were 5,000 geese ip Goshen County alone. He also said the Platte River from Glenrock east of Pathfinder Resevoir had about 2,500 geese on it while Glendo Reservoir was holding around 1,500. He estimated there were 65 - 70,000 mallards in Goshen County but noted that the birds were feeding at night or early morning and sitting tight on open water during the day which is scattered birds remain. Al- though Keyhole Reservoir near Gillette was still part- ially open, Saul said few birds were sighted there last week. Waterfowl seasons will continue through December for the entire state while the protion of Wyoming east of the Continental Divide will remain open until Jan. 9, 1977. Hunters wishing to hunt in January are reminded they must purchase a 1977 bird license although federal duck stamps purchased in 1976 will be valid through June of 1977. fame has spread all over the world, spends a consid- erable amount of time an- swering the many people who write her. She starts writing her Christmas cards in September. Asked about marriage proposals and changing her name, Miss Christmas re- sponded "Well, I've serious- ly thought about marriage a couple of times, but I was raised the old- fashioned way and I guess I'm looking for an old-fashioned type of person who thinks like I do. I really like the tra- ditional things -- like Christmas." By Charles Main, Ph.D is the first of what I will be a weekly column the mental health center which I hope to discuss health viewpoints, being offered at and any questions may have about or mental health. primary message I to get across in this is my strong belief is something people need at various Counseling individuals and families with conflicts and periods of crisis is an important part of my job. However, other programs at the mental health center include classes in child man- agement skills; classes with p~ents and teenagers on techniques in resolving con- filets; group counseling with mothers, married couples, teenagers, and grade school children; and presentation and talks to various com- munity organizations as PTA, TOPS, etc. : In future columns I plan to discuss various issues of mental hbalth, topics on par- ent-chiRi relationships, in their lives. Some that going to a : health center means ng is wrong with that that they,a~[e"men- Steen's Feeds has a good ** ill". This isn t so. The ority of people that I see buy on all natural protein ** the mental health center ,a representation of all of feeds. in Crook County. All of us ~e anxious moments in our1200 grain 1000 dehy es. We all experience ass. At various times we 300 SOy 900 oats ** !l depressed. And if we " 100 reel 100 reel e with somebody or work th someone we are bound have relationship conflicts. ' 400 d~J ~erefore, living involves ents of ety, perieds $140 ton $120 ton Stress, times of depres- bulk bulk : conflict and personal 20 % All Nat. Protein Blocks , ** $165 Ton !* : USE YOUR GRAIN OR OURS. BAGGED OR BULK. ; Hazledine $ Delivery with reasonable freight rates. 3% CASH - DISCOUNT. FREE RETURN grain hauling. : Dru% :- ca : # Serving you ll since 1929. Spearfish, t - S.D, 14p +llltlG+JN+ t t t # DECEMBER I6,1976 THE SUNDANCE TIMES PAGEll A 2V2 table Howell movement was played by members of the Sundance Duplicate Bridge Club Dec. 14. Norma Bernd and Robert Sharp were first; Sylvia Sharp and Marlene Popham, second; and Chuck Main and - Ethel Sharp, third. Dining room will be closed CHRISTMAS EVE & CHRISTMAS DAY We wish to take this opportunity to wish our friends ~'- and customers A Very Merry Christmas and A ~DEL GS-45C 203 W. Hudson -Spearfish - Phone 6424733 Yl '!i!~ i ~! i!iI :~