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July 30th

Data Center Readiness

Joe Sharkey with IMNG Global gives a presentation Tuesday night in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Wyoming Business Council retained the firm of TMNG Global a couple of years ago to conduct a survey of the state regarding the ability to attract data centers and other similar technology based businesses.

The Vision of West 5th Street

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan held a two-day workshop Monday and Tuesday that gave the public a chance to give their input on the proposed West 5th Street Reconstruction project in Sheridan. City Project Manager Joe Schoen.

Big West Arts Festival is This Weekend

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(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

Over 30 artists from all over the country will be displaying their work for viewing and for sale this weekend as part of the 8th annual Big West Arts Festival at Sheridan College. Another aspect of the festival is the full lineup of music that runs from 10 am to 10 pm on Saturday.

Not Your Typical Nigerian Wire Scam

Not Your Typical Nigerian Wire Scam

The Sheridan Police Department is preemptively warning residents about a new check fraud scheme that's been seen in southern Wyoming over the past few weeks. Lieutenant Chris Dahmke with the SPD says it's a new twist on an old scam, and he describes what law enforcement typically sees.

Multi-Million Dollar WYDOT Project Leads to More Hourlong I-90 Closures

Multi-Million Dollar WYDOT Project Leads to More Hourlong I-90 Closures

As we told you yesterday, the Wyoming Department of Transportation will be working on the installation of steel structures for overhead dynamic message signs through Thursday night on Interstate 90. The $5.4 million project involves the installation of 19 overhead electronic signs.

At Least 6 Animals Die During Frontier Days Rodeo

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - At least six animals died during the Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported Tuesday that five steers or calves died or were euthanized out of the 4,500 animals that participated in the 10-day event.

July 29th

Lubnau Addresses Wyoming GOP Central Committee

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming Republican Party leaders have narrowly defeated a resolution that would have demanded due process for Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill during a legislative investigation of her.

Johnson County Fair 2013 Results: Dog, Cat Shows

The Johnson County Fair is underway and we have results from Sunday's Dog Show and Monday's Cat Show.

Johnson County Drafts MOU For Possible Airport Water Supply

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners got a draft for a Memorandum Of Understanding between themselves and the City Of Buffalo concerning the city possibly supplying water to the airport.

Buffalo City Council Briefs

At their last meeting the Buffalo City council discussed and approved a number of smaller issues.