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May 23rd, 2013

Chi Running Strides to Sheridan

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(photo by Tracee Davis)

There's a new running technique that's gaining mention among runners nationwide, and Sheridan athletes will get a crash course Saturday.

Story Community Applies For Fire Break Grant

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Residents of Story are hoping to establish a fire break like the one seen here. A fire can be stopped by thinning out fuels. (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

The Story community is hoping to get some help from the Wyoming Division of Forestry to build a fire break around the south and west borders of the town.

May 22nd

Buffalo Council Approves Bid For Picnic Shelter At Park

At their Tuesday meeting, the Buffalo City Council accepted a bid to construct a picnic shelter in Washington Park near the outdoor pool.

Sweckard Construction of Laramie gave the lone bid on the project at $47,517.

Work Session On Property Tax Relief May 29th In Buffalo

Coming up on Wednesday, May 29th, the Johnson County Treasurer's Office will be holding a work session on the Property Tax Relief Program offered by the State of Wyoming.

Johnson County Has New Interim Fire Warden

At their meeting Tuesday, the Johnson County Commissioners appointed an interim Fire Warden for the County, appointing Powder River Fire District Chief Stave Haines to the position.

Fulmer Library's June Artist Reception Features Photos by Sheridan's Jim Arnieri

Fulmer Library's June Artist Reception Features Photos by Sheridan's Jim Arnieri (Photo courtesy Jim Arnieri)

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will be exhibiting photos taken by Sheridan resident Jim Arnieri as part of its artist's reception series on June 6.

Superintendent Hill Explains 'No' Vote on Common Core Standards

Superintendent Hill Explains 'No' Vote on Common Core Standards

Alongside the Republican National Committee, state superintendent of public instruction Cindy Hill has spoken out against common core education standards in Wyoming - standards supported by the Wyoming Department of Education.

Livestock Groups, PRBRC Support Farm Bill Amendments

Livestock Groups, PRBRC Support Farm Bill Amendments (Photo courtesy of Flickr user Ryan Harvey)

Thirty-four livestock, farm and consumer groups in Wyoming from the Powder River Basin Resource Council to the National Farmers Union - recently sent a letter to the U.S. Senate to encourage their support of various amendments to the 2013 Farm Bill. That includes an amendment authored in part by U.S. Senator Mike Enzi. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has more.

House Oversight Committee Holds IRS Political Targeting Hearing

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U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (Coutesy Photo)

Wednesday, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee got their chance to question key IRS players on the political targeting of nonprofit applications. U.S.

Several Campgrounds on the National Forest to Be Open for Memorial Day Weekend

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The Bighorn National Forest has been busy gearing up for this year's camping season, which will open unofficially this weekend with a number of campgrounds opening explains BHNF Public Relations Specialist Susie Douglas.