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March 9th, 2013

Home and Garden Show Today, Tomorrow

Don't forget to stop by the Home and Garden Show at the Holiday Inn today or tomorrow. More than 70 businesses will have booths set up to show you what they have to offer to improve your home.

4 Finalists Vying to be Wyo. Oil, Gas Supervisor

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Two longtime employees of the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission are among the finalists to become Wyoming's next oil and gas supervisor.

March 9th

Referendum on Superintendent Law Gets OK

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Opponents of a new state law that changed the duties of the state superintendent of public instruction can begin collecting signatures in their effort to repeal it.

The Secretary of State's office announced Friday that it had certified the application for the referendum.

Fletcher Construction Awarded UW Contract for Work at Sheridan College

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The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees voted Friday to award Sheridan-based Fletcher Construction a nearly $1.6 million contract for a project at Sheridan College.

BHS Forensics Preps For State At Cheyenne South Tournament

The Buffalo High School Forensics Team wrapped up their regular season by attending the “Stampede To State” Tournament March 1 and 2 at Cheyenne South High School.
The team placed 4th in the 3A division.

Brucellosis Found in Two Elk in Northern Wyoming

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Two elk harvested by hunters in the Big Horn Mountains of northern Wyoming have tested positive for brucellosis, a disease which can cause an animal to abort its fetus. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

BLM Wants TransWest Line Hidden

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is looking for ways to hide a major transmission line project in southern Wyoming.

Police Seeking Info on Sheridan Assault

The Sheridan Police Department is seeking information related to a brutal assault of a 52-year-old man Wednesday morning.

March 7th

USFS: 'Fight All Fires' No More

The U.S. Forest Service has stopped and dropped its 'fight all fires' approach for this year, considering the agency spent more than $1 billion battling blazes across the country last year. Last summer's Gilead Fire alone cost a total of $3.3 million.

Wyoming Ethanol to Settle With EPA for $49,000

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The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that Torrington-based Wyoming Ethanol, LLC, will forfeit $49,000 in penalties to settle claims related to the facility’s Risk Management Program and chemical reporting requirements.