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January 12th, 2015

High Winds in the News; Wyomingite Solves Kennewick Skeleton Mystery

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We all know that Wyoming is the windiest state in the union but gusts recorded back on Jan. 5 raised some eyebrows.

They were so severe, U. S. Sen. Mike Enzi even posted some of them on his Facebook page.

No One Injured in Fire

UPDATE: No one was injured in a recent fire in Sheridan and damage was minimal. The fire was reported Friday morning at about 7:30 at an apartment building on West Fifth street near the Exeter intersection. Smoke was reportedly coming from an apartment.

House Representative Details Bill Process


The joint session of the 63rd Wyoming Legislature starts Tuesday. House Representative Rosie Berger of Big Horn who as the House Majority Floor Leader will be managing the bills gave us an idea of how this will work, during a recent interview.

January 12th

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A Look Back in Time: Jan. 12, 1915

The fire department responded to four calls within an hour and 15 minutes this forenoon.

Hospital Reports No Flu Hospitalizations

Johnson County Healthcare Center's Chief of Staff, Dr. Brian Darnell, gave his monthly report to the board at their most recent meeting, covering topics ranging from a busy month of December at the facility to how the flu has shown in the local population.

Buffalo Agrees To Joint Resolution On Consensus Funds

The Buffalo City Council approved Mayor Mike Johnson to sign the joint Resolution between Johnson County, the City of Buffalo and Town of Kaycee to use this year's Countywide Consensus Funds for the Johnson County Library.

This Week's Poll Question

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Guantanamo Bay is the United States' longest-standing detention camp holding over 100 prisoners. The White House is looking at its options to allow President Obama to close the detention facility with the possibility of sending detainees to the United States.

Former Commissioner Endorsed For Airport Land Sales

Former Johnson County Commission Chair Delbert Eitel, along with former Commissioner John Gibbs attended the most recent commission meeting and former Commissioner Eitel recommended Gibbs to the current commissioners to oversee the upcoming land sales of county-owned lands near the county airport.

WYO Theater Classic Features Selleck as Cowboy

A cowboy from the American west who’s hired to shoot animal predators for a cattle baron in the Australian outback discovers, instead, that his employer wants to wipe out the native people. That’s the plot base for “Quigley Down Under,” which is today’s feature at the WYO Theater in Sheridan.