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January 14th, 2012

Riverton Family Embraces New Life in Africa

Riverton Family Embraces New Life in Africa

RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) - A former Central Wyoming College music professor is now teaching music in the African nation of Malawi.

January 13th

Governor Says Closer Look at Spending Coming after Lower Revenue Projections

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead speaks about dismal revenue projections for the state at an event on Friday. (Photo Courtesy of the Governor's Office)

Governor Matt Mead said Friday that the revenue forecast by the State’s Consensus Revenue Estimating Group (CREG) is concerning. The forecast shows a drop in revenue to Wyoming from natural gas, resulting in less money available for the next two years.

Game and Fish Accomplishments 2011: Fish Culture

Andrew Nikirk, Sheridan Fisheries Biologist, stocking Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout into the Little Tongue in 2011. (Game and Fish photo)

The Game and Fish Office in Sheridan released Part 1 of it's 2011 accomplishments this week, going back through their efforts toward fish culture last year.

Authorities Confirm Missing Montana Teacher is Dead

Authorities Confirm Missing Montana Teacher is Dead

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Law enforcement officers in eastern Montana say two men being questioned in the disappearance of a high school math teacher are being held in the Dakotas. Sidney Public School officials posted a statement online saying they learned of Sherry Arnold's death Friday morning.

Mead: UW Should Be Only 4-Year Public University

Gov. Matt Mead

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead says some people in Casper and Gillette have inquired about creating another four-year public university in Wyoming. But Mead says he's against the idea.

Bill: G&F Would Set Weapon Regs, Big Game Baiting

Sen. Bruce Burns

Legislation may be coming to help thin the herds. Problems created by whitetail deer populations in Sheridan and Johnson counties could potentially be reduced by a bill that could allow baiting of big game away from populated areas.

January 12th

Sheridan Mayor Responds to Letter to the Editor

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Sheridan Mayor Responds to Letter to the Editor

A letter to the editor in the January 4th edition of the Sheridan Press was very critical of the Sheridan Police Department for a traffic stop that occurred on December 11th when a husband and wife from Cowley were en route to Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Sheridan County Wants Public Input on 5th Street Corridor Plan

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Sheridan County Wants Public Input on 5th Street Corridor Plan

Sheridan County will host a public workshop next Tuesday on the future of the East 5th Street Corridor Plan. This is the first of two public meetings scheduled for the East 5th Street Corridor planning process.

Blood Drives in Buffalo, Ranchester Next Week

United Blood Services of Billings will be having blood drives in Buffalo and Ranchester early next week.

Buffalo City Attorney Discusses Easements, Justice Center

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven discussed a number of topics during his report at the last Council meeting, including land ownership at the new justice center, and easements from land owners west of town for the proposed water supply line for the city.