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October 30th, 2012

Prescribed Burn Planned 4 Miles West of Sundance

Prescribed Burn Planned 4 Miles West of Sundance

Bearlodge Ranger District officials are planning to conduct a prescribed burn tomorrow and Thursday, November 1 in the Black Hills National Forest. The burn will take place approximately 4 miles northwest of Sundance on Warren Peak Highway.

Empower Wyoming Meets Tonight and Friday for Ambassador Training

Empower Wyoming Meets Tonight and Friday for Ambassador Training

Empower Wyoming, a group that offers boundary-setting training to kids of all ages, teaching them effective personal safety in situations with strangers and people they know, will be meeting tonight at the Buffalo Wesleyan Church at 6:30 p.m.

State Canvassing Board to Certify Election Results November 14

State Canvassing Board to Certify Election Results November 14

The State Canvassing Board will meet in Cheyenne on Wednesday, November 14, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 1699 of the Herschler Building. With the November 6 election date quickly approaching, the board will seek to validate the state's results.

Local Ranchers Want Ag Water Rights Protected

A group of ranchers with irrigation interests revolving around outflow of Lake DeSmet area submitted a petition to the Sheridan County commissioners for their considerations in negotiating the reallocation of Lake DeSmet water rights.

Johnson County Gets Sheridan's Decision on Lake DeSmet

Johnson County's Commissioners held a public meeting Tuesday morning to present options to and then gather input from the public on the water rights issues at Lake DeSmet.

Sheridan County Looks to Sell DeSmet Interests

County Commissioner, Bob Rolston, voted to approach Johnson County about buying Sheridan County's interests in Lake DeSmet. The proposal was accepted after months spent in a deadlock concerning differences between the counties regarding a water rights negotiation with the Game and Fish Department. (photo by Tracee Davis)

Sheridan County's commissioners agreed this morning that it might be healthier to step away from its troubled partnership with Johnson County concerning a potential lease to the Game and Fish Department for water rights.

Sheridan Commissioners Agree on DeSmet Proposal

(Photo by Tracee Davis)

Sheridan County's Commissioners considered two proposals brought forward from a subcommittee of the Lake DeSmet Couties Coalition Joint Powers Board, and accepted a possible solution.

PRBRC Looks To Wyoming's Future

The Powder River Basin Resource Council is over the hill this year, and will celebrate its 40th anniversary Saturday at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan at their annual meeting and banquet.

October 29th

Halloween at Sugarland Ridge

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Twins, Alexander and Myka Perry enjoy their time at Sugarland Ridge.

The residents and staff at the Emeritus at Sugarland Ridge have been anticipating this night for well over two weeks. Collecting candy...three five gallon buckets full and getting their costumes ready, the folks were ready for the crowds of "trick-or-treaters" passing through their doors.

Wyoming Voters Face Three Amendments Next Week

Wyoming Voters Face Three Amendments Next Week

Wyoming voters face three constitutional questions in next week's general election.