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August 29th, 2011

Author to Present Whitney Books Wednesday

Whitney Benefits will present its recently released books that detail the history of its foundation and its founder this Wednesday night at 7 pm at Sheridan College's CTEL center. Sam Western, author of both books, will give the presentation.

Miss Wyoming's Outstanding Teen

Miss Wyoming's Outstanding Teen 2011, Montana Sanners of Lander, was named one of five finalists for the Teens In Action Award at the Miss America's Outstanding Teen Pageant in Orlando. The award went to Miss Utah's Outstanding Teen, but Montana did receive the American Spirit Award.

Revenue Committee: Keep Ag Land Designation As Is

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee held meetings last week in Buffalo.

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee met in Buffalo Thursday and Friday to discuss a number of tax issues and decide whether new legislation should be drafted concerning those issues.

New Buffalo /Jo Co Recycling Center Open But No Power

Buffalo's new Recycling Center.

The new Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Center still has no power, but they are taking materials and have been since late last week.

Buffalo/JoCo Justice Center Open House September 8

The new Buffalo/Johnson County Criminal Justice Center

The new Buffalo/Johnson County Criminal Justice Center is nearly complete and ready for both the Buffalo Police Department and the Johnson County Sheriff's Office to occupy, but there are a few minor projects that need to be completed beforehand.

Poll Question: Who Do You Favor for the Republican Party Nomination?

The 2012 Presidential election is a little bit more than a year away and a string of Republicans have thrown their name into the mix for the party nomination and the chance to challenge President Barack Obama in his re-election campaign.

Freshman Learning Program Helping Students With Transition to SHS

From left, junior Baylee Baker, senior Drew Adriens, junior Kristin Grammens, and senior Kelly Hall work in a small group with incoming freshman students last Wednesday. Senior and junior Link Leaders at SHS gave tours and got to know freshman all last week, and will continue to work with them four days per week throughout the school year. (Photo by Brad Estes)

As high school students prepare to start class tomorrow, the group with the most nerves might just be the incoming freshman, and SHS is trying to make their transition a little easier.

One New Fire in Big Horns, 10 Contained by Sunday Night

One new wildfire was caused by lightning Sunday night located one half-mile northwest of Shell Reservoir in Big Horn County in the Cloud Peak Wilderness.

August 28th

BHMC Taking Public Comment on CEDS

BHMC Taking Public Comment on CEDS

The Big Horn Mountain Coalition is comprised of county commissioners, municipal officials, economic development professionals and representatives from the private sector from Sheridan, Johnson, Big Horn and Washakie Counties.

6th Annual Harvest Fest

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Mark Williams checking his roasting pig.

The Exhibit Hall at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds became a place of homespun fun and food Saturday as the Powder River Basin Resource Council hosted its major fundraiser, the 6th annual Harvest Fest.