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September 27th, 2011

Some Damage in Weekend Fires in Buffalo, Johnson County

Two fires, one in Buffalo and the other in Johnson County, caused damage to property over the weekend.

Jo Co School Board Adopts Goals For District

Johnson County School Board

The Johnson County School District 1 Board of Trustees held their meeting Monday night at the Kaycee School, and adopted goals for themselves and the District.

September 26th

Wet Spring and Large Snowpack Hindered State and Local Tourism

Sheridan Travel and Tourism Executive Director Penny Becker

Heavy springtime precipitation and a record breaking snowpack that led to flooding and landslides along various highways were factors that resulted in tourism statewide and locally being down for the early part of the season.

State Lawmakers Continue to Review State Retirement System

Wyoming State Representative Rosie Berger

As state lawmakers gear up for what is sure to be another busy budget session in early 2012, the issue of the Wyoming State Retirement system continues to be addressed by the Joint Appropriations Committee.

Groups Support Sheridan Teen's Murder Appeal

Groups Support Sheridan Teen's Murder Appeal

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Two civil rights groups want to help a Sheridan teenager appeal the life sentence he received in a home invasion murder.

Conservation Camp Inmate Still on the Lam

Escapee Derrick Brock remains at large. (Phot Courtesy of the Wyoming Department of Corrections)

The Wyoming Department of Corrections issued a media release confirming that Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp escapee Derrick Brock remains at large.

Sheridan County Death Being Investigated in Possible Connection with Listera Outbreak

The death of a Sheridan County woman is being investigated as a case of Listerosis, but Wyoming Department of Health officials say they haven't determined yet if her death is related to the recent Listeria outbreak linked to Colorado-grown cantaloupe.

Poll Question: Time to Start Tebow?

Tim Tebow (image from wikimedia commons by Jeff Beall)

Largely a result of a somewhat relentless fan base, and gaining ground with the Denver Broncos continued mediocrity on the football field, the “start Tim Tebow” talk just won't end.

Warm Temps Allow Reservoir Fire to Grow

Burning in the Cloud Peak Wilderness, the Reservoir Fire grew by 250 acres during the weekend, according to a media release from the Big Horn National Forest, as warmer weather allowed the blaze to gain ground in the northwest corner of the fire area.

Warm Weather Causes Some Growth in Wyo. Wildfires

Three wildfires that are still burning in Wyoming have grown in the recent warm weather.