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November 10th

Wyoming Education Agency Job Changes Reviewed

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Wyoming Education Agency Job Changes Reviewed

Proposed job changes at the Wyoming Department of Education have caused a tussle between the agency and the governor's office.

Obama Plans to Cut Acreage for Oil Shale Development

Obama Plans to Cut Acreage for Oil Shale Development (Photo courtesy of fossilenergy.gov)

In a media release, U.S. Senator John Barrasso spoke out against the Obama Administration’s decision to move forward with a plan to make massive cuts in the acreage available for oil shale development in Wyoming, Colorado and Utah.

Mayor Kinskey: "It's Not About Me, It's About the Work"

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Mayor Kinskey: "It's Not About Me, It's About the Work" (Photo by Chris Foy)

Mayor Dave Kinskey visited with host Kim Love during Thursday's episode of Public Pulse.

Veterans Day Happenings In Buffalo Sunday

Veterans Day observances in Buffalo from 2011

Buffalo will have a number of Veterans Day observances and happenings on Sunday, November 11.

JCHC Board Gets Positive Financial Report

Johnson County Healthcare Center

At their meeting this week, the Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees got a positive financial report for September and October from Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward.

ST&T Director Reflects on Lodging Tax Renewal

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One of the items on the ballot locally for Tuesday's General Election was that of the lodging tax renewal, which passed with 76 percent of the vote.

Conservation Trumps Religion in Court

A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service acted properly in prohibiting the Northern Arapaho Tribe from killing bald eagles for religious purposes on its central Wyoming reservation.

November 9th

Stroll Button Presentation

Christmas Stroll Committee Chair Judy Taylor, left and Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey, right, presenting this year's Stroll Button winner J.R. Scott with a few goodies Friday at City Hall. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)
Big Horn Elementary student J.R. Scott shows off his winning art for this year's Christmas Stroll button contest. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

Big Horn Elementary student J.R. Scott was presented with one-hundred dollars in Chamber Bucks Friday at Sheridan City Hall for designing this year's Christmas Stroll button. Scott also received a framed piece of the original artwork and the first stroll button to go along with the Chamber Bucks.

Cundiff Appointed Circuit Court Judge

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced Friday that Dayton resident Shelley Cundiff will take over as the new Circuit Court Judge in the Fourth Judicial District that makes up Sheridan and Johnson Counties. Cundiff will replace Judge John Sampson, who's announced his retirement at the end of the year. Cundiff says that she takes the position very seriously.

Park With Plows In Mind

With winter's official entry this weekend, city officials in Sheridan County are reminding citizens to drive with snow compensation in mind. Mayor of Dayton, Bob Wood, said citizens should also park so plows can get through.