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September 8th, 2011

Window is Filling with Food!

As darkness is upon us, the window is continuing to fill up at Cost Plus, corner of Main and Brundage Streets in Sheridan with A LOT of non-perishable food items and sundries, which will be divided between the People's Assistance Food Bank and the Salvation Army Food Pantry!

More Broadband Internet Access for Wyoming Students

CenturyLink (formely Qwest) workers work at a terminal box outside Woodland Park elementary Thursday. (Photo by Stan Woinoski)

Two-thirds of Wyoming's 88,165 students will soon have Ethernet broadband access, thanks to an agreement between the State of Wyoming and CenturyLink, according to a release from the governor's office Thursday.

SEEDA and First Light Discuss Maintenance Fund and Lease Agreement

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Sheridan College President and SEEDA Chairman Dr. Paul Young

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority held a special meeting Thursday to discuss details of a draft lease and a long term maintenance fund with representatives of First Light Inc.

Study: Warming Climate Could Cut Trout Habitats, Could Help Some in High Elevations of Bighorns

Cutthroat Trout in Yellowstone National Park. (Photo courtesy of National Parks Service)

A report from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that was released in mid-August said that cutthroat trout may be one species of trout that are particularly susceptible to a warming climate.

Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Restocked into Little Tongue River

Andrew Nikirk, Sheridan Fish Biologist, Restocks the Little Tongue River with Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout on Monday August 29. (photo courtesy WGFD)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the Big Horn National Forest have restocked the Little Tongue River with 10,000, eight-to 10-inch Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout, completing a four-year project.

Registration Open for SHRM September Workshops

Laura Lehan speaks at the Chamber of Commerce Luncheon this past July. Lehan will coach the two HRM workshops held on Sept. 27 and 29. (Sheridan Media file photo)

The Big Horn Mountain chapter of Society for Human Resources Management will conduct their yearly fundraiser later this September, in the form of two workshops where they will offer their career management training.

Buffalo to Host Red Hat Society Convention This Weekend

The Wyoming Red Hat Society will have their three-day 2011 State Convention in Buffalo this weekend.

Open House for Buffalo/Jo Co CJC Thursday

The Johnson County Commissioners, Johnson County Sheriff's Office and the Buffalo Police Department will be hosting an Open House on Thursday, September 8 to showcase the new criminal justice center.

Joint Buffalo/ Jo Co Engineer Still a Possibility

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery and County Planner Rob Yingling gave short presentations to both the county commission and the city council on Tuesday, explaining why they believe both entities would benefit from hiring an engineer to oversee the city's and the county's projects.

September 7th

Joint Appropriations Committee to Discuss Insurance, Retirement Issues

Wyoming State Representative Rosie Berger

The Wyoming State Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee is meeting in Cheyenne Thursday and Friday to discuss a number of issues that include employee group insurance and the state's retirement system. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.