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October 28th, 2011

Mead Adviser Warns Taxes Could Hurt Wnd Projects

CHEYENNE (AP) - A policy adviser to Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says the state could lose wind energy projects if the sales tax exemption on wind energy equipment expires on schedule in January.

Roadless Rule in Wyo? Go Elk Hunting

Bull Elk in the Shoshone National Forest. (U.S. Forest Service photo)

(WY NEWS SERVICE) -- The 10th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals upheld the Roadless Conservation Rule for U.S. Forests this month, something that the state of Wyoming claimed would limit the economy.

Casper to Hear Public Comment on Open Carry at Public Meetings

CHEYENNE (AP) - The Casper City Council will hold a public hearing next week on making it illegal for people to openly carry guns at public meetings.

Gov. Mead Comments on Wolf Plan Headed to 2012 Legislature

Gov. Matt Mead

In a release from his office Friday, Gov. Matt Mead commented on the upcoming legislative session - specifically on the next step in the state being handed back management of wolves.

Wyoming Sees Huge Jump in Unemployment Insurance Fraud

CHEYENNE (AP) - Improper claims for unemployment insurance in Wyoming have nearly quadrupled since 2008.

SCSD2 Plans to Rebuild Coffeen Elementary

Coffeen Elementary is next up on the list of District 2 elementary schools to be re-built, and construction will begin following the current Meadowlark Elementary reconstruction project.

Estate Planning Seminar Saturday at SC

There will be an Estate Planning Seminar all day Saturday at the Sheridan College Watt Ag Building in Room 131.

October 27th

Wyo. Lawmakers Vote Against Wind Tax Bill

WORLAND (AP) - A Wyoming legislative committee has voted against a bill that would have restructured the state's policy on taxing wind energy projects to benefit producers.

More Reports of Counterfeit $100 Bills

Seven counterfeit $100 bills have been passed in Sheridan this week, and Sheridan Police say they have determined at least one of the fakes came from the Gillette area.

Got Meds? Dispose of Them Saturday in Buffalo, Sheridan

The third annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is this Saturday, and both Buffalo and Sheridan law enforcement agencies will be taking part.