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July 1st, 2013

WWA Gilead Fire Hike Confirmed for Sunday

The Wyoming Wilderness Association will be hosting a free hike of an area that was heavily damaged during last year's Gilead Fire – but things are quickly changing. The educational hike is set for Sunday, July 7. Marielle DeJong with the WWA explains.

Wyoming Readers are Full of Advice and Generous with Lots of Opinions

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Wyomingites have varied opinions and I have been hearing from a number of them concerning recent columns.

State Lottery Board Members Announced

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead on Monday announced the names of nine members who will lead the board of directors for the state's first lottery corporation.

Council to Hear From College President Regarding Bond Issue

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The Sheridan City Council this evening will consider the Sheridan Links Planned Unite Development on 3rd and final reading. The PUD will subdivide just over 57 acres at the site of the former Sheridan Country Club into 12 lots, 20 tracts, and 6 out-lots.

"Operation Independence" Empowers Seniors, Caregivers

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For an example of how the senior center enriches the lives of families, one needs to look no further than Tatiana Hom.

June 30th

Organizers Pleased With Buffalo's New Relay For Life

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.

Meeting On NW Water Pipeline Draws Mixed Reactions

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.

Rep. Lummis Joins Others in Supporting Offshore Energy Supply

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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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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.