Back in the mid-90s, a stranger stopped by the Sheridan College Science Museum and donated a petrified pine cone. Today, the hunt for the benevolent donor is being resumed by Sheila Flynn, a volunteer at the museum.
A couple of weeks ago we reported on the adverse effects the drought is having on fish in area streams due to the low water levels. The drought is also having an impact on wildlife explains Wyoming Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke.
The Wyoming Secretary of State's Office has announced that based on unofficial election results from last week's primary, there is a possibility that several write-in candidates may qualify for the General Election in November.
The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees have some new members after nominations and elections were held over the last few weeks, culminating in the announcement of their new members late last week.
At the Buffalo City Council meeting last week, City/County Engineer Wayne Hill reported that the stste-of-the-art runaway truck ramp west of Buffalo will be studied as will the possibilty of the installation of a second ramp further down the hill closer to Buffalo.
National ACT scores were released last week, and a discouraging report released by the testing company purported that 60 percent of high school graduates aren't prepared for college. The average composite score for Wyoming students was 20.3, while nationwide, the average was 21.1.
A study from Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics recently found 83 percent of parents think the benefits of children's' use of social media outlets, like Facebook or Twitter, outweigh the risks. However, child psychologist, Dr.
Managers on the Bighorn National Forest are reminding the public of a ban against entering caves in the forest to protect bats from contracting a disease that's killed millions of bats elsewhere in the country.