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August 25th, 2011

Clear Creek Water Storage Study Enters Level II

Clear Creek at Buffalo.

The Study for the feasibility of a storage project within the Clear Creek drainage has officially entered Level II, now that the entities involved have hosted a meeting to inform the public of where the study is at and where it will be going.

Revenue Committee Meets in Buffalo Thursday, Friday

Sand Creek Ranch's John Jenkins

The Wyoming State Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee will be meeting in Buffalo over the next two days to discuss a number of issues, from wind taxation to taxation of agricultural lands and subdivisions.

August 24th

Wyo. Forestry: State's Resources "Pretty Well Taxed" by Wildfires

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming Forester Bill Crapser says the state's resources are "pretty well taxed" as crews battle eight fires throughout the state, six of which started within the last week.

Lightning in Forecast Could Spark More Wildfires

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Firefighters fear that more wildfires may break out in western Montana and northern Idaho later this week, with more lightning storms in the forecast.

Taking Steps Forward on the Wolf Plan

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More than 40 folks showed up Wednesday night at the CTEL Presentation Hall at Sheridan College for an informational meeting by the Wyoming Game and Fish, concerning the revised draft of the Wyoming Wolf Plan.

Elk and Moose Hunting Prospects this Year

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Elk hunting is looking pretty good for the 2011 fall hunting season with the Sheridan area containing some of Wyoming's great elk areas. An abundance of spring rains gave the herds plenty to eat producing some healthy trophy elk this year.

Health Officials on Wildfire Smoke: Use Common Sense

Health Officials on Wildfire Smoke: Use Common Sense

Smoke from a number of wildfires burning in Montana and Wyoming has raised some air quality issues throughout the Sheridan region.

ACT Begins Fiber Expansion on South Sheridan Ave.

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ACT Begins Fiber Expansion on South Sheridan Ave.

Advanced Communications Technology is embarking on project to extend their fiber optic network in Sheridan. ACT General Manager Aaron Sopko explains the details of the fiber optics expansion in south Sheridan.

Clean Coal Symposium at UW

Clean Coal Symposium at UW

Efforts to preserve the value of Wyoming coal will be the focus of a symposium scheduled at the University of Wyoming Thursday.

New Areas Connect Pathway System in Sheridan

Left to Right, Chuck Carbert City Parks Manager, Marie Lowe ERA Realty, City Council President John Bigelow, Bruce Pride, Brenda Williams of the Parks Commission and Megan Crow of MC2 Engineering attend the Scott Drive/Dome Drive Pathway ribbon cutting Wednesday.

As part of an effort to connect all pathways in Sheridan, two new area pathways officially opened with ribbon cuttings Wednesday afternoon.