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January 28th

Wyoming Legislature Faces Social Issue Bills

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Legislature will take on just about every possible hot-button social issue this week, hearing bills on guns, abortion and same-sex marriage.

Police: Gillette woman faked kidnapping

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - A 19-year-old woman who was found tied to playground equipment in a Gillette park has been ticketed for making a false report. Police Sgt.

Campbell County Leads State in Flu Cases

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming health officials say Campbell County leads the state in reported flu cases this year. According to a report by the Wyoming Health Department, the county had 402 confirmed cases of flu through the week of Jan. 6-12.

At Home on the Ice

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The Sheridan Ice Figure Skating program continues to grow. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Ice Figure Skating Team started their season off on the right foot, as they placed 2nd at a recent competition in Gillette.

Climbing Mt. Everest

The Wellness Council of Sheridan County is looking for participants in their latest Pathways to Wellness program entitled “Climbing Mt. Everest.” Wellness Council Executive Director Michele Fritz explains.

January 28th

Fundraiser Fun And Successful For Buffalo Chamber

Two revelers knew how to celebrate Mardis Gras at the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's fundraiser Saturday night.

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's annual Winter Gathering fundraiser was Saturday, and was again bigger than last year, fun, and successful, according to Chamber Director Angela Jarvis.

Johnson County Commission Notes From Meeting

Johnson County's Commissioners discussed a number of issues at their last meeting, ranging from employee retirement to board appointments and resignations.

Sheridan County 4-H Project Expo

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Nine year-old Grace Harper checks out the goats at the 4-H Expo Saturday.

The Exhibit Hall was a busy place Saturday as hundreds showed up for the first ever in Sheridan County 4-H history, a project expo showcasing what 4-H has to offer.

This Week's Poll Question

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Energy revenues are falling and some think that fuel taxes should rise. Most of us drive, the poor, the rich, the middle class and a fuel tax increase of 10 cents will affect us all. But roads need to be fixed; bridges need to be repaired.

Strategic Planning Session Where Your Voice Will Be Heard

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Monday, the 28th, the public is encouraged to attend an important strategic planning session to come up with viable actions to combat the issues of alcohol, tobacco, substance abuse and suicide prevention.