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February 19th

Empower Wyoming Offers Women's Self-Defense Training

Francine Russell with Empower Wyoming

Empower Wyoming will be presenting a women's self-defense workshop this Tuesday in Buffalo.

Pink Flamingo to Fly One More Time

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Pink Flamingo to Fly One More Time

For nearly a decade the “Pink Flamingo” has been a very popular and successful fundraiser for Family Planning of the Big Horns. This week, the gangly bird will take its final flight as this year's fundraiser will be the last.

Senator Barrasso To Appear At Luncheon In Buffalo Monday

US Senator John Barrasso

U.S. Senator John Barrasso will be the featured guest at a luncheon Monday in Buffalo.

Healing from the Inside Out

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Saturday a workshop was held focusing on using yoga to help treat depression. Held on the top floor to the old Taylor School, Teddy Araas gives us a quick overview of what yoga is.

“Beat the Winter Blues” Fundraiser

Buying tickets for the Dog and Cat Shelter fundraiser.

Saturday night brought hundreds out to support the Dog and Cat Shelter at it's annual fundraiser called “Beat the Winter Blues.” Executive Director, Cel Hope explains.

Retirement System Bill Failure Allowed Look at System

(WY News Service) -- Though a bill to switch the state retirement system from defined contribution to a 401K-type plan failed to receive two thirds vote this week, it did allow for a healthy review of the system.

February 18th

Lummis to Salazar: Natural Gas Clean Energy, State Fracking Regs.

Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) questioned Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar on the floor of the House this week, on issues including possible national hydraulic fracturing regulations and on clean energy sources.

Sheridan County Comprehensive Plan to be Revisited

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Sheridan County Planner Mark Reid

The Sheridan County Comprehensive Plan was adopted in 2008 and has 52 specific strategies that include everything from zoning regulations to conservation and groundwater protection areas.

Buffalo's Knights of Columbus Fish Fry Tuesday

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo

The annual Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will be Tuesday at the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Rec Hall in Buffalo.

Legislative Update: Education Top Priority

As predicted by many entering the 2012 Legislative Session, Representative Rosie Berger says that even in this budget year education has been the key issue.