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June 15th, 2013

Keeping Your Dog Calm During Thunderstorms

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Henry hanging out during a thunderstorm. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Our pets typically become frightened during thunderstorms, in particular, our canine friends.

Wyoming Stock Growers Get New President

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Stock Growers Association has a new president. Jim Wilson, of Thermopolis, has taken over the reins of the organization for the next two years. The organization also has several new regional vice presidents from across the state.

Wyo. Senators Reject Reform Despite Popular Support

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Both Wyoming Senators, John Barrasso and Mike Enzi, voted against the immigration reform bill this week even though 71 percent of Wyomingites polled say they support the proposal.

June 14th

Governor Mead Sends Help to Colorado

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming is sending a National Guard helicopter and its four-person crew to Colorado to help fight the deadly Black Forest fire near Colorado Springs. Gov. Matt Mead announced that the Black Hawk helicopter and four-person crew left for Colorado Friday afternoon.

Sheridan Couple Investigated for Tax Fraud

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A couple in Sheridan is under investigation for hiding money in offshore bank accounts to avoid paying taxes.

Wyoming wrestles with gas flares that might not help oil production

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by Dustin Bleizeffer Originally published June 11, 2012 on WyoFile.com

Wyoming’s top oil and gas officials today declined a request by SM Energy Co. to continue flaring — or burning — natural gas from two horizontal oil wells in southeast Wyoming at a rate beyond Wyoming’s standard allowable 60 thousand cubic feet (mcf) per day.

June 13th

Representative Coleman Discusses Affordable Care Act

Wyoming State Representative Kathy Coleman (Courtesy Photo)

The Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Committee of the Wyoming Legislature recently met, and one of the topics of discussion was the affordable care act and how it will affect Wyoming residents.

Miss Wyoming Contestants to Make the Rounds in Sheridan Next Week

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Miss Wyoming Lexie Madden (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Miss Wyoming Scholarship Pageant will take place a week from Saturday in Sheridan. Marketing and Business Manager for the Scholarship Foundation Patty Caywood says that the six contestants will be in Sheridan in a few days.

SAGE Summer Show and Sale Artists' Reception Thursday

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Watercolor by Helen Lytle Campbell.

An artists' reception was held Thursday evening featuring the work of 15 local Sheridan Artists' Guild members. Organizer Pat Trout tells us there are a variety of mediums are on display.

Parts of Sheridan County Hammered by Ping Pong Sized Hail

Parts of Sheridan County Hammered by Ping Pong Sized Hail (Photo courtesy Peg Martin)

Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the details on the storm that hit Sheridan on Thursday afternoon.