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January 10th, 2013

Melissa Albrecht Steps Down as Facilities Director of Fairgrounds

Melissa Albrecht Steps Down as Facilities Director of Fairgrounds (Photo by Chris Foy)

Facilities Director of the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, Melissa Albrecht, announced her resignation from the position on Thursday.

Chairman of the Sheridan County Fair Association Board of Trustees, Steve Eliason.

That's One Big Cover

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An artists rendering of the cover that Kennon produced for a 747. (Courtesy of Kennon Products)

Kennon Products in Sheridan is a company that makes aircraft covers, from general aviation, to military and commercial aviation. Kennon Vice President of Business Development Dale Hall says that last year they received a very unique request.

Tech is Taking Hold in Wyoming

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

During his State of the State address this week, Governor Matt Mead talked about the need to diversify our economy.

Liquor License Surprise

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Dayton Mayor Bob Wood

Officials with the Town of Dayton were a bit surprised when they were recently approached by an individual requesting a retail liquor license. Dayton Mayor Bob Wood explains.

Senate File 104 Would Strip Superintendent Hill of Duties

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Chairmen of the Legislature’s Joint Education Committee are sponsoring legislation to improve the governance of Wyoming K-12 public education system. Senator Hank Coe and Representative Matt Teeters have offered Senate File 104 to create an appointed position to administer the Department of Education. Senator Coe comments on the proposed legislation.

EPA again delays Pavillion groundwater investigation related to fracking

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By Dustin Bleizeffer

WyoFile.com

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has again delayed action in its highly controversial investigation into contaminated drinking water in Pavillion, Wyoming.

January 10th

Lawmakers to Consider Juvenile Life Sentences Bill

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming lawmakers are set to consider a bill that would end mandatory life sentences for juvenile killers. Authorities say changing Wyoming law is necessary because of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

Buffalo Council Takes Care Of 'Housekeeping'

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council handled some “housekeeping” duties by designating their official newspaper, depositories, and voting for their WAM Voting Delegate.

Johnson County Library's Reading Program Kicks Off Soon

For those looking for something to do indoors this winter, the Johnson County Library will be having their annual Winter Reading Program, this year entitled “Books Are SNOW Wonderful,” which is set to begin January 21st and run through March 21st.

CASA Looking To City, County For New Home

Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, is looking to find a new home for their offices in Buffalo, and approached Johnson County's Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday to seek help.