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December 8th

BLM Announces Scoping on Rough Draw Project

BLM Announces Scoping on Rough Draw Project

The Bureau of Land Management Buffalo Field Office has announced that they are requesting public comments on the Patriot Energy Resources proposal for the Rough Draw Project.

EPA Implicates Fracking in Pollution Case

EPA Implicates Fracking in Pollution Case

CHEYENNE (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the first time has implicated a controversial method of improving the productivity of oil and gas wells in causing groundwater pollution.

December 7th

Buffalo Mayor, Planner to Attend SLIB Meeting Thursday

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess
City Planner Zach Montgomery

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess and City Planner Zach Montgomery will be attending this week's SLIB (State Lands and Investments Board) meeting in Cheyenne to help secure funding to help fund proposed projects in the county.
Montgomery explains further.

Buffalo's CCMS Choirs, Bands to Perform Winter Concerts

Clear Creek Middle School's Choirs and Bands will perform their Winter Concerts this Thursday and next Tuesday at the Buffalo High School Auditorium.

Public Meeting Held On Study of Jo Co Fairgrounds Buildings

Tim Schenk and Eric Voris of GSG Architecture

Johnson County's Commissioners hosted a public meeting Wednesday for GSG Architecture of Casper to present their site plan study and related data on a possible indoor arena and a multi-purpose building at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

Local Law Enforcement Teams up With Wal-Mart

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Sheridan Police Sgt, Tom Henry

The Sheridan Police Department recently applied for and received a Local Community Contribution Grant from Wal-Mart in the amount of $1,500. Sheridan Police Sergeant Tom Henry explains how the grant will be used.

Commissioners to Hear Building Permit Appeal Next Week

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Commissioners to Hear Building Permit Appeal Next Week

Sheridan County Commissioners have appointed Deputy County Attorney Lynn Smith as the Hearing Officer in a building permit fee appeal by Sheridan County resident Michael Fleming. The appeal is in regard to an evaluation of Mr. Fleming's building and subsequent request for a building permit.

CASA Holiday Open House

CASA Holiday Open House

Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns is hosting a holiday open house on Thursday, December 8th. Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns administers the CASA program as well as a supervised visitation and exchange program.

Report Says Rural Wyoming Lacks Middle-Aged Residents

Rural areas shaded used in study of U.S. Census data. Image courtesy Center for Rural Affairs report: Age Distribution on the Great Plains

(WY News Service) -- A new report based on U.S. Census numbers says that rural Wyoming is lacking 20, 30 and 40-year-old residents.

E-volving Libraries: Sheridan Library to Offer E-Books

Though the Kindle is not compatable with 3M e-books right now, Sheridan County Library Director Cameron Duff says he hopes there will be an agreement between 3M and Amazon by next summer allowing Kindle use with e-book checked out at Wyoming libraries. (Wikicommons photo)

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library expects to offer e-books early in 2012, thanks to a new three-year agreement between 3M and the Wyoming State Library.