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January 22nd, 2013

14,000 comments About NW Coal Export Terminal

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EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - After seven public meetings across Washington about a proposed coal export terminal near Bellingham more than 14,000 comments have been collected. The comments will determine issues to be examined in an environmental study.

January 22nd

Johnson County OKs Request From Judicial Center JPB

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners approved a request from the Judicial Center's Joint Powers Board to install additional power outlets in the Judicial Center's Dispatch Center.

Buffalo Council Releases Retainage, Acquires Street

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council approved a request from City Works Director Les Hook to release half of the retainage to the contractor on the 18-inch water line project west of town.

Sheridan College In Jo Co Reports To NWCCD Board

At their meeting in Buffalo Thursday, the Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees got an update on enrollment at the Sheridan College in Johnson County campus from new Director Derek Andrews.

“Sleeper” House bills address groundwater pollution from leaky landfills

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A "Capitol Beat" post by Gregory Nickerson
originally published January 17, 2013

Cloud Peak Ranch 17th Filing Tabled Indefinitely

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After tabling the item two weeks ago at their last meeting, the Sheridan City Council removed from the table the Cloud Peak Ranch 17th filing Monday night. The Council, after much discussion, elected to table the item once again, this time, indefinitely.

Legislative Panel Rejects Mead's Fiscal Proposals

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The legislative panel responsible for drafting a supplemental Wyoming state budget bill recommends that lawmakers reject Gov. Matt Mead's proposal to cut the flow of energy revenues going into permanent savings and school construction.

Central Wyoming Snowpack Lagging, Hurting Skiing

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - The central Wyoming snowpack is lagging this year, hurting business at Hogadon Ski Area on Casper Mountain. The snowpack in the northern Laramie Range is between 60 to 70 percent of the 30-year average. The ski area opened a month late on Dec. 30 and only two runs are open.

Cindy Hill Weighs in on Senate File 104

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Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill was a guest on KROE'S Public Pulse program Monday.

“A Nice Family Gathering” Opens this Week

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The latest offering from the Sheridan Civic Theater Guild will open this week at the Carriage House Theater in Sheridan. The play “A Nice Family Gathering” is a dark comedy about a family getting together for Thanksgiving.