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August 15th, 2013

UW Researcher Makes Breakthrough in Understanding Greenland Ice Melt

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Neil Humphrey (right), a UW professor of geology and geophysics, and Joel Harper, an associate professor in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Montana, monitor drilling progress into the Greenland ice sheet. The two contributed to a research paper that is published in the journal Science this month. (Photo courtesy of UW/Toby Meierbachtol Photo)

A University of Wyoming professor is part of a research team that has made a breakthrough in understanding the movement of glaciers in Greenland. Geologist Neil Humphrey says the melting ice under the ice sheet moves much more slowly than previously thought.

Sen. Enzi on Liz Cheney's Resident Fishing License

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We reported earlier this week that candidate for U.S. Senate for Wyoming, Liz Cheney, has been taking some flak for purchasing a resident fishing license when she had only been in the state for 72 consecutive days. Wyoming Game and Fish considers 365 days in state as official residency.

Hourlong I-90, I-25 Road Closures in Buffalo Area Next Week

Hourlong I-90, I-25 Road Closures in Buffalo Area Begin Next Week

The Wyoming Department of Transportation announced Thursday there will be a series of hourlong road closures starting on Monday on Interstates 90 and 25 in the Buffalo area.

August 14th

Echoes Of The Past Cemetery Tours Continue This Week

The annual Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum's Echoes Of The Past Cemetery Tours will continue this Thursday and Friday and wrap up Saturday, August 17th.

JCSD1 Board Working To Give School Back To City Of Buffalo

Dr. Rod Kessler

At their meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District One board of Trustees discussed whether or not to move toward giving the old Clear Creek School building back to the City of Buffalo.

Johnson County Attorney Releases Trial Updates

Johnson County and Prosecuting Attorney Ken DeCock.

Johnson County and Prosecuting Attorney Ken DeCock's office has released information on trials that occurred in July and August in Johnson County District Court.

SAWS Approves Professional Services Agreement for Booster Station Project

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board voted unanimously Wednesday to have OMP Engineering put together a preliminary design for a SCADA system that would be used to monitor the remote SAWS pump stations.

Montana Senator to Speak at Democratic Fundraiser in Sheridan

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A fundraiser for the Wyoming State Democratic Party that will be held in Sheridan later this month will feature U.S. Senator for Montana, Jon Tester. Chairman of the Sheridan County Democrats Hollis Hackman.

Padlock Ranch Nominated for NCBA Environmental Stewardship Award

Earlier this year we reported that the Padlock Ranch was the recipient of this year's Leopold Conservation Award in Wyoming. The ranch has now been named a regional finalist for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association's Environmental Stewardship Award.

Rock Creek: The Designation Debate Continued

Rock Creek: The Designation Debate Continued (Photos by Chris Foy)

The Wyoming Wilderness Association has been pushing for the designation for the Rock Creek Wilderness Area as protected wilderness since 2005, when the Bighorn National Forest recommended the action in its forest plan.