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February 8th, 2013

City Looks to Extend Pathways and Build Pedestrian Crossings

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The City of Sheridan will apply for a Mineral Royalties Grant from the State to extend the pathway from South Park that will lead to the north entrance of Sheridan College.

A Standing Ovation

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State Senator John Schiffer

Halfway through the 62nd Wyoming Legislature, the decision to remove many of the duties of the state superintendent of public instruction has probably been the biggest story so far, or at least the issue that's generated the most attention.

Pet Dental Health Awareness Month

February is Pet Dental Health Awareness Month. (Photo by Ron Richter)

For most of us, the practice of good oral hygiene is a fairly simple task, however, the same can't be said about our four legged friends. February is National Pet Dental Health Awareness Month and similar to humans, oral hygiene plays a big role in our pets overall health.

House Advances Measures on UW Trustees

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The state House of Representatives has given initial approval to proposals that would allow up to two nonresidents on the University of Wyoming governing board.

Early Snowmelt Forecast 80 Percent of Average

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Preliminary forecasts for this year's snowmelt in Wyoming are predicting a runoff of about 80 percent of normal. Wyoming's winter mountain snowpack melts off from April to September.

February 7th

GOP Writes the President: 'Don't Cave to Union Pressure'

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GOP Writes the President: 'Don't Cave to Union Pressure'

On Thursday, 31 Republican senators sent a letter to President Obama not to cave in to union pressure to expand access to the federal subsidies for health care premiums that were included in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

UW Receives $2.5 Million Donation from ExxonMobil

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UW Receives $2.5 Million Donation from ExxonMobil

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced Thursday that ExxonMobil has donated $2.5 million to the University of Wyoming. These funds will support science and technology education programs at the university, including research into technologies that improve the production of oil and gas.

Sheridan County Planning Commission Discusses Fifth St Development

Sheridan County Planning Commission Discusses Fifth St Development (Photo by Ron Richter)

At Thursday's meeting of the Sheridan County Planning Commission, one of the main topics of discussion was the Fifth Street Corridor Plan. Some members of the Sheridan City Planning Commission were present, but not in sufficient enough numbers to constitute a quorum.

Buffalo Council Approves Purchase of Fire Truck

The Buffalo City Council, at this week's meeting, approved the purchase of a fire truck by the Buffalo Volunteer Fire Department and approved an amendment to the budget to allow the purchase.

Johnson County Approves CMAQ Contract For 2013

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their meeting this week, approved County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer to enter into the annual CMAQ (Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality) program contract with the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT).