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January 22nd, 2012

Senators: Raise Bar for Wyo. Frack Study Review

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Ten Republican senators are asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to put a draft report that theorizes a link between hydraulic fracturing and groundwater pollution in a Wyoming gas field through a more rigorous level of scientific review than currently planned.

Two Wyoming Critters Make Top 10 List

Wyoming Pocket Gopher

Wyoming is home to two critters listed on a new report from the Endangered Species Coalition that details ten species in jeopardy because of fossil fuel development.

Wyoming AG Says Abortion Protest Case Pointless

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Attorney General's Office has asked a federal judge to deny an anti-abortion group's request to order the state to allow the group to display its materials near the state Capitol during the legislative session that starts next month.

January 21st

Farrier Science at Sheridan College

Sheridan College farrier teaching assistant, Troy Ermantrout, crafts a shoe during a hot-shoeing demonstration at the SC Farrier Program Open House on Friday, January 13th. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan College)

The Farrier Science program at Sheridan College is a new one semester 18 credit certificate program that started this month. The program will expand opportunities for current agriculture and animal science students to develop skills in horseshoeing and animal science in hands on setting.

WBC Survey Will Map Gaps In Broadband

The Wyoming Business Council is asking residents in all areas of the state except for the northwest and southeast to participate in an online-survey that will attempt to find the areas that could benefit from better broadband Internet service.

Wyoming Needs More 'Money-Back Guarantees'

(WY NEWS SERVICE) -- A new report says that Wyoming ranks near the bottom of the country in making sure that tax-payer-funded economic development subsidies used for businesses actually create good-paying jobs for citizens.

January 21st

Sheridan Region G&F Accomplishments: Habitat and Access Maintenance and Information and Education

Sheridan Region G&F Accomplishments: Habitat and Access Maintenance and Information and Education

Every year the Sheridan Region Game and Fish releases a series of news releases covering highlights of how sportsmen and women's dollars were spent in northeast Wyoming during the previous year.

Oversnow Routes in Yellowstone Remain in Poor Condition

Oversnow Routes in Yellowstone Remain in Poor Condition

A recent storm in the northwest Wyoming has made things difficult for oversnow travel throughout Yellowstone National Park. Park Spokesman Al Nash says that only a handful of roads are open due to the recent weather.

American Legion Spaghetti Dinner Saturday in Buffalo

Buffalo American Legion Post #13 will host their annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser Saturday, January 21 from 4:30 to 7pm at the American Legion Hall at 18 Veterans Avenue.

NWCCD Anticipates Enrollment Funding, Works on Retention

Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young appeared on Public Pulse Thursday, and discussed with host Kim Love what they anticipate from the upcoming budget session of the Wyoming Legislature.