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NASA Exploration Design Challenge Seeks Wyoming Participants

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NASA is seeking Wyoming entries for their Exploration Design Challenge. In March, NASA announced a partnership with Lockheed Martin, inviting students K-12 to learn more about radiation.

Sheriff's Office Seeking Information on Illegal Dumping Incident

(Photo courtesy of the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office)

The Sheridan County Sheriff's Office is seeking information from the public regarding an incident on Wednesday of this week in northern Sheridan County. Sheriff's Sergeant Mike Gale explains the incident

Cheney Announces Campaign Leadership Team

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Liz Cheney is seeking to unseat Wyoming U.S. Senator Mike Enzi for the GOP nomination. (Courtesy Photo)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Liz Cheney has announced a core group of leaders and advisers for her U.S. Senate campaign that draws from all corners of Wyoming and doesn't include any current elected officials.

Alcohol-Related Crime at Street Dance Down from Last Year

The Sheridan Police Department has confirmed the number of alcohol-related incidents at the recent street dance, including DUI arrests, minor in possession citations and public intoxication busts, are all significantly down from last year.

A Celebration of the Century

A Celebration of the Century (Photo by Ron Richter)

UPDATE: The antique auto rides, which were previously announced as being part of the festivities, have been cancelled due to scheduling changes on the part of the car owners club.

County Planner Gives Annual Report to Jo Co Commission

Johnson County Planner Rob Yingling

Johnson County Planner Rob Yingling gave the County Commissioners his annual report during this week's meeting, explaining what his department has been doing and what they have accomplished in the last fiscal year.

City Of Buffalo Asking Public For Help To ID Stolen Property

At the last Buffalo City Council meeting, City Attorney Ben Kirven again asked those attending the meeting to remind friends and family with storage units to check to see if they are missing items and contact the Buffalo Police Department to see if the items have been recovered recently from a number of arrests made by the department.

Local Women Nominated For Award

A number of women either from Northeast Wyoming or with ties here have been nominated for the “Wyoming Women of Influence Award,” presented by the Wyoming Business Report.

Pavillion's Contaminated Water Investigation: Rep. Lummis Says EPA is Crying Wolf

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Pavillion's Contaminated Water Investigation: Rep. Lummis Says EPA is Crying Wolf (Photo courtesy Flickr user dirac3000)

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis issued a media release Thursday saying the Environmental Protection Agency mishandled the Pavillion investigation and disagrees with their conclusion that fracking is related to groundwater contamination in the area. But that's just part of the story. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy investigates.

Not Enough Signatures for Vote on Casper Smoke Ban

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Not Enough Signatures for Vote on Casper Smoke Ban (Photo by Ron Richter)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - An effort in Casper to let voters decide on a partial repeal of the city's smoking ban has failed to collect enough signatures to put the issue on the ballot.