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October 7th, 2011

Down-on-its-luck Wyo. Ski Area Up for Sale

View of the Snow King Resort in Jackson, Wyo. (Wikicommons photo)

JACKSON (AP) - Snow King Resort in Jackson Hole is up for sale, leaving locals wondering what might happen to their storied old ski hill just a few blocks from downtown Jackson.

Reservoir Fire Area Closures Lifted

Big Horn National Forest officials have reopened the Shell and Adelaide Reservoir areas for full use. The closures were put in place about a month ago because of the Reservoir Fire burning in the area.

CDC: Listeria Death Toll at 19 with more than 90 Ilnesses in 21 States

(Update: Two more deaths were reported by the CDC later Friday bringing the total to 21. One death reported was in NY and the other in Indiana.) -- Fatalities and illnesses are still being reported almost a month after the initial recall of listeria-infected cantaloupes, and the Sheridan County, Wyo. death was officially added to the Centers for Disease Control tally this week, bringing the national death toll to 19.

Yellowstone Hits 3M Summer Visitors for 3rd Year

National Park Service photo

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park administrators are reporting that more than 3 million people visited the park over the summer.

Buffalo Council Throws Out Bids, Will Re-bid Project

The Buffalo City Council, at their meeting Tuesday voted to throw out bids received for landscaping work at the new wastewater treatment plant.

Jo Co Commission Hears Concerns Over Animal Regs

Commissioner Smokey Wildeman

A number of citizens concerned with Johnson County's new animal regulations that were recently adopted addressed the County Commission at their meeting Tuesday.

October 6th

Fiber Art Show at the Library

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Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is a blanket of color for the month of October, literally. Thursday night a reception was held for the fiber artists.

Buffalo Councilman Hepp Found Dead in His Home *Updated with Obituary*

Buffalo City Councilman Bruce Hepp was found dead in his residence Thursday evening in Buffalo, apparently of natural causes.
Not a lot of information is known at this time, but Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess released a statement Thursday night.

Bruce Hepp Obituary

Funeral services for Bruce Hepp, 52-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away peacefully Thursday evening at his home in Buffalo, will be held Monday, October 10th at 2:00 p.m. at the Big Horn Baptist Church in Buffalo with Pastor Clay Alexander officiating.

City of Sheridan and SAWS Receive Good News From the State

City of Sheridan and SAWS Receive Good News From the State

The City of Sheridan and the Sheridan Area Water Supply received some good news out of Cheyenne Thursday as the State Loan and Investment Board approved almost $6 million in grants and long-term low interest loans for the Big Goose and Sheridan Water Treatment Plants.

Winter Weather Advisory Forces Some Yellowstone Nat'l Park Road Closures

(Updated Friday Oct. 7): All roads in Yellowstone are now open except for the East Entrance Road over Sylvan Pass and Dunraven Pass between Tower and Canyon, which has been closed for the season.