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June 30th, 2013

Meeting On NW Water Pipeline Draws Mixed Reactions

About 50 people attended the public meeting on the NW Water Pipeline project to discuss how county residents may get city water in the near future.

A public meeting was held last Thursday night for county residents in the area of the airport and elsewhere in a proposed “service area” to learn how they can gain city water for their residences in the county.

Senior Center May Get Help For Boiler From County

Buffalo Senior Center Director AJ Mock approached the Johnson County Commissioners at their last meeting, asking for monetary help in the center's quest to replace their defective boilers in the city-owned building.

Organizers Pleased With Buffalo's New Relay For Life

Luminaria During the 2013 Buffalo Relay For Life events

This year's Buffalo Relay For Life events, changed slightly to accommodate some new events and a new venue, went very well and had a good turnout of participants, according to organizers of this weekend's events.

Rep. Lummis Joins Others in Supporting Offshore Energy Supply

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Rep. Lummis Joins Others in Supporting Offshore Energy Supply

On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Offshore Energy and Jobs Act, which aims to expand offshore energy production.

Two Years in a Row

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Eight talented musicians from northeast Wyoming took to the stage at the Best Western in Sheridan to compete in this year's Texaco Country Showdown. For the second year in a row, Jordan Smith of Gillette took home the top prize.

June 29th

Residents Sound Off on Cindy Hill During Open Line Friday

Residents Sound Off on Cindy Hill During Open Line Friday

As part of Open Line Friday on KROE's Public Pulse, host Kim Love takes calls from residents in response to the weekly poll question.

Plea Deal for Lander Pharmacist Accused of Stealing Drugs

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A Lander pharmacist accused of stealing thousands of dollars' worth of prescription drugs has reached a plea deal.

Former Casper Church Janitor Acknowledges Sex Abuse

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A 29-year-old former janitor has acknowledged leading multiple young girls to believe he was a youth group leader at a Casper church and then taking advantage of that trust.

Week in Review

We begin our Week in Review series with a look back at some of the week's top stories. The Sheridan Police Department released the name of the driver who plowed through the Fifth Street track crossing and hit a moving train on Monday morning.

Lions Club Hosts Benefit Bike Ride

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The Sheridan Lion's Club is introducing a new event during Rodeo weekend this year in hopes of using the down time Saturday morning to raise funds for a good cause.