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February 1st, 2011

Town of Ranchester Website to Get an Overhaul

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Ranchester Town Councilwoman Samantha Nixon

The Town of Ranchester will be getting an overhaul for their website thanks to the Council's approval Tuesday night.

County Commissioners Time in Cheyenne

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The Sheridan County Commissioners recently spent some time in Cheyenne to sit in on some of the legislative procedures and to meet with legislators.

Sheridan Man Witness to Cairo Uprising

William Matteson on one of his Egyptian excursions.

Among the thousands of American tourists in Egypt over the last several days, one visitor is from Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the story.

SHS Interns in Cheyenne

(l - r ) SHS Senior McKenzie Butcher, Representative Rosie Berger, and SHS Junior Karsyn Lamb. The girls are students of SHS Government teacher Tyson Emborg.

Four Sheridan High School students are interning this Legislative Session in Cheyenne. The first two are there now; Karsyn Lamb and McKenzie Butcher hit the capitol running January 26th.

Senators Barrasso and Graham Introduce “Opt Out” Legislation

U.S. Senator John Barrasso

U.S. Senators John Barrasso of Wyoming and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina introduced legislation Tuesday to repeal and replace Obamacare by allowing individual states to opt out of its major provisions.

Public Strongly Against Gravel Mine

Tanner Shatto and Chad Schlictemeier of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality listen to those in attendance at a public meeting Monday.

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality hosted a public meeting to gather comments from citizens of Johnson County regarding a proposed gravel mine near the bottom of Crazy Woman Canyon south of Buffalo.

Commission to Hear from Home Association

The Johnson County Commissioners look to have a light agenda on Tuesday at their regular meeting.

The Hazelton Homeowners Association will present a proposal to the commission for an agreement between the Forest Service, the county and themselves. Commissioner Smokey Wildeman explains.

Full Agenda Tuesday for City Council

The Buffalo City Council will have their first meeting of the month Tuesday, and will have a full agenda to work through.

The Buffalo Golf Club will address the council about an issue with their raw water line. Councilman Bruce Hepp explains.

January 31st

“Wild Lands” Order Continues to Draw Opposition

Sheridan County Commissioner Bob Rolston

Since the Department of the Interior announced Secretarial Order 3310 in late December, it has drawn its fare share of opposition from many in the state of Wyoming.

Governor Mead Reacts to Florida Judge's Ruling

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson declared Monday that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. Earlier this month, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead entered Wyoming in the multi-state lawsuit challenging the Act.