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Help "Fill the Truck" Toy Drive This Saturday at Walmart

Help "Fill the Truck" Toy Drive This Saturday at Walmart

After partnering for more than 30 years, the Salvation Army and Walmart will once again be hosting a toy drive to help provide new toys and coats to local children in need. The "Fill the Truck" toy drive will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at Sheridan's Walmart store.

Sen. Barrasso: 'People are Concerned About the Direction of the Country'

Sen. Barrasso: 'People are Concerned About the Direction of the Country' (Stock photo)

U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming spoke on the floor of the Senate Friday and shared his concerns about what he calls the fast approaching fiscal cliff.

One Dead, One Injured in Cheyenne Shooting, Stabbing

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - One man is dead and another injured in an altercation at a mobile home park on Cheyenne's south side. Gerry Luce is spokesman for the Laramie County Sheriff's Department. He says the incident was reported at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

Antelope Butte Foundation Submits Grant Applications

The Antelope Butte Foundation submitted an application for a business committed grant in June through the Wyoming Business Council.

Oil & gas lease buy-back deal coming up short

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By Kelsey Dayton, WyoFil.comoriginally published December 4, 2012

Santa Scheduled at Kalif Shrine

The Kalif Shrine is hosting its annual Kids Christmas Party Saturday. Officials with the shrine have confirmed they were able to book an appearance by Santa from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Chronic Disease Focus Of Jo Co Wellness Group Meeting

The Johnson County Wellness Group met December 5 with the focus on chronic illnesses and the possibility of socioeconomic factors contributing to the increase in the numbers diseases in the United States.

Buffalo Chapter Wants Their Own Habitat Affiliation

Habitat For Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns' Buffalo Chapter is looking to split from them and become their own affiliate of Habitat For Humanity, and members approached the county commissioners this week for a letter of support for their application.

WYDOT Urges Motorists to Be Careful Around Snow Plows

(Photy Courtesy of WYDOT)

Keeping a safe distance behind snow plows can be a task that some busy beavers find too tall while traveling to their destination.