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June 9th, 2013

Legacy “Walk for Life” was Saturday

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Saturday morning over 100 walkers, runners, and bikers joined forces on a two mile fund-raising jaunt for Legacy Pregancy Resource Center's annual “Walk for Life.” Short and simple, the walk was also a way to bring unity as a way to celebrate life.

Governor OK With Wyoming's Referendum Process

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead says he believes Wyoming's standards for citizen initiated laws and referendums are appropriate.

Wyoming's Debt Per Capita Ranked

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According to statistics released last week by The Tax Foundation, the State of Wyoming carried a debt of $2,409 per person in 2011.

Wyoming Runoff Below Average But Better Than 2012

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's expected runoff remains below normal, but better than what the state saw last year at this time.

Sheridan Media Week in Review

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Here's a look at the past week's top news stories from Sheridan Media News:

June 8th

Plan Lifts Lower 48 Wolf Protections

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing to end recovery efforts for gray wolves across most of the U.S. and return management to the states. Friday's announcement comes after wolves rebounded from widespread extermination during four decades on the endangered species list.

Rabies Clinic Wraps Up Today

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The Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter's annual rabies clinic is in its final day, so if you'd like to get your pet vaccinated for the rabies virus, this is your last opportunity to take advantage of the clinic.

June 7th

Plenty Of Happenings In Buffalo This Weekend

If you find yourself bored in Buffalo this weekend, you're not looking too hard for something to do.

Saturday and Sunday, the Battle On The Blacktop 3-on-3 basketball tournament is happening in the area between the Historic Courthouse and the Old Clear Creek School.

Spring Black Bear Areas 1- 2 Closed

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department issued a media release indicating that the 2013 spring black bear seasons for black bear hunt areas 1-2 in the Bighorn black bear management unit are closed. The closed areas are located in the northern Bighorn Mountains.

Mead Still Mulling State Lottery Board Members

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead says he's still going over names of people to serve on the board that will bring the lottery to Wyoming. Mead must appoint a nine-member board that will oversee the quasi-governmental corporation that will run the lottery.