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April 3rd, 2013

Representative Madden: Feds Prompted Raising Fuel Tax

At the Buffalo City Council meeting Tuesday night, State Representative for House District 40, Mike Madden, explained the State Legislature's reasoning behind their controversial raising the state's fuel tax, saying rumors out of Washington, D.C. had suggested they do so to maintain Federal money coming back to the state.

Buffalo Chamber's Small Business Expo Friday and Saturday

The annual Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Small Business Expo will be begin this Friday, April 5th and continue Saturday the 6th at the Johnson County Fairgrounds Community Building.

NEWY Looking For Funding For Congressional Tours

The North East Wyoming Municipal Leaders, or NEWY, are looking for help from governmental agencies to fund upcoming Congressional tours of the area.

April Snowpack Report for Sheridan County

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The April snowpack report for Sheridan County was released Wednesday by the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and overall, drainages within the county are below the 30 year median for April 1.

Local Foods Expo Combines With Earth Day Festival in Sheridan: Part One

For the first time, Sheridan's Local Food Expo will be joining with the Earth Day Festival on April 20 for what event planners say should be a massive event at Sheridan College's Golden Dome.

Hospital Administration Continues to Address Financial Performance

Sheridan Memorial Hospital has experienced a month-by-month trend of declining revenue seven months into their fiscal year. Administration has been meeting with physicians and staff to discuss the Hospital's financial situation and ways to improve that situation.

Local ENT Talks Allergies

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Those that suffer from seasonal allergies don't need to be reminded what spring and summer lead to, as their runny nose, itchy eyes and wheezing chest are a clear reminder.

Banner Resident Arraigned on Felony Larceny Charge

An arraignment was held Wednesday in Fourth Judicial District Court of Sheridan County for 19-year-old Taran Schlegel of Banner.

Banff Mountain Film Festival Returns to Sheridan Apr. 23

The Banff Mountain Film Festival will be returning to Sheridan on April 23. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story about what's in store later this month.

Future of full-scale energy development in Wyoming may rely on ‘ecological currency’

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By Dustin Bleizeffer | WyoFile.com

The private Sweetwater River Conservancy northeast of Rawlins has been spending about $1 million annually for the past several years gathering an inventory of existing natural resources for what might one day become “ecological currency”