Archive - Mar 7, 2013 - News

USFS: 'Fight All Fires' No More

USFS: 'Fight All Fires No More' (Photo of 2012's Gilead Fire by Chris Foy)

The U.S. Forest Service has stopped and dropped its 'fight all fires' approach for this year, considering the agency spent more than $1 billion battling blazes across the country last year. Last summer's Gilead Fire alone cost a total of $3.3 million.

Wyoming Ethanol to Settle With EPA for $49,000

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Wyoming Ethanol to Settle With EPA for $49,000

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that Torrington-based Wyoming Ethanol, LLC, will forfeit $49,000 in penalties to settle claims related to the facility’s Risk Management Program and chemical reporting requirements.

Sen. Enzi Praises Sen. Rand Paul for Getting Answers on Drones

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Sen. Enzi Praises Sen. Paul for Getting Answers (Photo by Chris Foy)

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi spoke out Thursday against the nomination of John Brennan as CIA Director, citing issues with Brennan’s views on drones and a lack of transparency.

Bobcat Registration Due by March 11

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Bobcat Registration Due by March 11 (Stock photo)

Bobcat hunters and trappers have until Monday, March 11 to register any bobcats they harvested this past season. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Buffalo Police Chief Reports Sexual Assaults Increase

At this week's meeting, the Buffalo City Council got some unwelcome news concerning sexual assaults in the city from Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder.

Johnson County OKs Use Of Company For Utility Savings

At their Tuesday meeting the Johnson County Commissioners agreed to begin using an independent company to try to find savings in the utility bills.

Johnson County Library's Annual LEGO Contest Underway

One of the entries from last year's LEGO contest.

The second annual LEGO Building Contest is now underway at the Johnson County library.

The contest is open to kids from preschool through fifth grade.

Rolston Drops S-Word on ABC News

Sheridan County Commissioner, Bob Rolston, appeared on national news last night.

Home and Garden Show Highlights Vendors This Weekend

This weekend is the Home and Garden Show sponsored by the Big Horn Home Builders Association. Seventy-two vendors will set up booths at the Holiday Inn to show off the unique ways they can help you improve your home.

Gordon Reflects on New Job

Mark Gordon, a rancher and native of Johnson County, is settling into his new job as Wyoming State Treasurer.