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Wyoming Wilderness Association Holds Fundraiser

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A screen set amongst the humongous silver tanks in the back room of the Black Tooth Brewing Company became the backdrop for the 11th annual Backcountry Film Festival, a fundraiser for the Wyoming Wilderness Association.

Obama halts federal coal leasing

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by Dustin Bleizeffer | WyoFile.com

Days following the announcement of Arch Coal’s bankruptcy filing, the Obama administration announced Friday a moratorium on all federal coal leasing while the U.S. Department of Interior conducts a full review of the program.

Dueling Player Says Song Mix Will be Eclectic

Musician Ryan Merriam, who’s simply known as Ryno, is part of the Dueling Pianos act playing tonight in Sheridan.

County Approves Leave, Fill-In For Public Health Nurse

Johnson County's Commissioners have approved a request for leave from Johnson County's Public Health Nurse and also approved allowing a nurse from the Sheridan Public Health Office to fill in while she is away.

Sheriff, Police Will Offer Hunter Safety Course

The Johnson County Sheriff's Office and Buffalo Police Department will be offering a Hunter's Safety Course during the first two weeks in February, according to Sgt. Alan Keifer of the Buffalo Police Department, who made the announcement at this week's city council meeting.

Lieutenant Says Arsonist May Get Extended Sentence

The man convicted of the arson of the Sheridan County Attorney’s Office in Sheridan who escaped from custody last month, never made it out of a secured area.

Senior Center Thrift Store Readies for Move

The renovation of the new senior center thrift store building in downtown Sheridan is nearly complete.

Two Concerns Found, Otherwise Clean Audit For Buffalo

Two minor issues were found in the annual audit for the City of Buffalo, and Auditor Tracey Jelly, with Cloud Peak Accounting of Buffalo, explained what they were and how the city can correct them.

Conservation Easement Land Transfer Closer To Complete

The Meadow Wood Ranch Conservation Easement held by Johnson County will soon be transferred to and overseen by the Wyoming Stockgrowers Land Trust if the last few pieces of the puzzle fall into place, according to County Deputy Attorney Barry Crago, who updated the county commissioners on the issue at their meeting this week.

Madden, Kinskey: State Needs To Tighten Belt

State Representative Mike Madden and State Senator Dave Kinskey spoke at the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon on Wednesday, telling those in attendance that tough times are coming for the state, but by tightening belts and working together the state should pull through the economic problems on the horizon.