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September 7th, 2011

Reservoir Fire Update

A small wildfire is being allowed to burn in the Big Horn Mountains near Shell Canyon close to the Shell Reservoir in Big Horn County, Wyo. Jon Warder, Big Horn National Forest Fire management officer, explains management of the Reservoir Fire.

South Park Rehabilitation Efforts Continue

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Rehabilitation efforts of South Park continue as the Sheridan City Council awarded two bids that will greatly upgrade the 38 acres of natural native riparian flood area in south Sheridan.

WOW - Working On Works

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Early Wednesday morning crews from Knife River were laying down pavement on West Works Street. One more pass down the north side will complete Works Street and then it looks like Griffith Avenue has been roto-milled and will be next inline for the pavement overlay.

Free Spear-O-Wigwam Lecture Sunday, "Birds of the Bighorns"

In a new offering at the Northern Wyoming Community College District's recently opened Spear-O-Wigwam campus, this Sunday afternoon the college will host the first of two free lectures in their fall Mountain Lecture Series.

Suicide Prevention Week: Operation SAVE Training Not Just for Health Professionals

As a part of suicide prevention week, mental health professionals from the area put on an Operation SAVE training at the YMCA Tuesday night, stressing the importance of being able to address the issue of suicide and lead a person to help if they need it.

Industry Group Appeals Oil-Gas Court Ruling

CHEYENNE (AP) - An oil and gas industry group has appealed a federal court ruling that the Interior department must abide by a 60-day deadline to issue oil and gas leases after they are sold.

Mead's Decision Won't Give Hill Free Rein on Ed. Jobs

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead

CHEYENNE (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead made it plain Tuesday he won't give the head of the state education department free rein to classify positions as at-will jobs from which workers could be fired for no cause.

LADY GENERALS FALL IN WYOMING CONFERENCE VOLLEYBALL ACTION

LADY GENERALS VOLLEYBALL - The Sheridan college Lady Generals volleyball team dropped a four game match against Central Wyoming in the Hoffman dome last night.

Central took the opening game the Lady Generals won game two but the Rustlers took control of the match and went onto win game three and then closed it out in game four.

Lady Generals Head coach Jennifer Wietzel says lack of consistent play hurt the Lady Generals last night.

Jo Co Commission Adopts Animal Regulations

Johnson County Commission

Fifteen to twenty concerned citizens attended a public hearing Tuesday on the proposed animal regulations Johnson County was looking at adopting.

Buffalo Council OKs Application for SW Quad Redo

Buffalo City Council. From left: Bruce Hepp, Russ Humphrey, Randy Dyess, Stan Lakin, Bill Hawley and City Clerk Julie Silbernagel.

The Buffalo City Council, at their meeting Tuesday night, approved Resolution No. 1328, authorizing submission of a grant application to the State Lands and Investments Board (SLIB) for infrastructure improvements to the SW Quadrant of Buffalo.