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State Population Growth Highest in Energy Producing Counties

State Population Growth Highest in Energy Producing Counties (Image courtesy of davidrumsey.com)

Population growth in Wyoming over the past decade has been strongest in counties that produce energy, like Sublette and Campbell counties, according to a recent report issued by the University of Wyoming.

Commissioners Approve Ostheimer Minor Subdivision

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Sheridan County Commissioner Bob Rolston

Much of Tuesday's Sheridan County Commissioners meeting consisted of public comment and consideration about the proposed Ostheimer Minor Subdivision near Ranchester.

State’s Presidential Electors to Cast Votes Dec. 17

State’s Presidential Electors to Cast Votes Dec. 17

Wyoming Secretary of State, Max Maxfield, announced Tuesday that the state’s presidential electors will meet in the State Capitol on December 17 to cast their votes for U.S. President and Vice-President.

Denying Climate Change While Enjoying Balmy Winter Weather

Out here in Wyoming, we want to believe that CO2 from our coal is not causing global warming. And we are pretty much in denial about this whole climate change argument.

But there is some evidence...

Annual Holiday Open House is This Weekend At Trail End Historic Site

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The Trail End Historic Site will host their annual Holiday Open House this weekend. (Photo by Judy Hagerott)

It's an annual holiday tradition that's spanned almost three decades in Sheridan and it will once again be taking place this weekend. We're talking about the Trail End Historic Site Holiday Open House this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Film Crew Shoots Scene from Film at Lake DeSmet's Lake Stop

Film crews with Paramount Pictures prepare the gear to shoot a scene from the upcoming film "Nebraska" at Lake DeSmet's Lake Stop Tuesday morning. (Photo by Chris Foy)
(Photo by Chris Foy)
(Photo by Chris Foy)

Film crews visited the Lake Stop at Lake DeSmet Tuesday morning to shoot a scene from feature film produced by Paramount Pictures. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Commissioners Make Decision on Zowada Petition for Private Road

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The Sheridan County Commissioners dealt with an issue Tuesday that dates back to 2006, as they made their ruling on a petition from Merlin and Lori Zowada to establish a private road to their business off of Fort Road.

Holidays Set the Stage for Emotional Eating

Photo by Tracee Davis

Holiday stress can drive a lot of people to reach for the nearest plate of comfort food.

SD#2 Negotiating Sale of Old Woodland Park School

The Sheridan County School District #2 board of trustees moved to approve the sale of the Old Woodland Park school building yesterday. No further information is currently available regarding the purchase amount or the purchaser.

Committee Endorses Gas Tax, Registration Increase

The Legislature's Joint Revenue Committee has endorsed increasing Wyoming's fuel tax by 10 cents a gallon and raising motor vehicle registration fees by $10.

The proposals would raise nearly $90 million more per year, most of which would be used to maintain Wyoming highways.