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November 28th, 2011

G&F Seeks Information on Johnson County Poaching Incident

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The Game and Fish seeks information in poaching incident in northern Johnson County.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information leading to the apprehension of those responsible for the wanton destruction of a buck mule deer in northern Johnson County over the weekend. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke.

JoCo Courthouse Closed 1-3 pm Tuesday (11-29)

Johnson County Courthouse

The Johnson County Courthouse will be closed Tuesday, November 29th from 1 to 3 pm so employees can attend Terry Barnhart's funeral.

Australian Company Buys Stake In Decker Coal

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - An Australian company says it is buying an interest in coal mines in Montana and Wyoming as interest increases in shipping the product overseas to feed growing energy demands in Asia.

DFS: Child Abuse Reporting Well Understood In Wyoming

The recent scandal at Penn State University involving sexual abuse of children by a former coach has caused Pennsylvania to review its child abuse reporting laws.

Poll Question: On-Street Parking Ordinances

Four alternatives for new on-street parking ordinances were discussed during last week's Sheridan City Council meeting.

Festival of Trees is Thursday

Festival of Trees is Thursday

For nearly two decades the annual Festival of Trees in Sheridan has helped support Special Olympics programs in Sheridan. This year's event will take place this Thursday, December 1st at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

Community Foundation Awards Funds to Jo Co Recipients

Jan Spratt; Gary Havens, SJCF Director; Mona Pickering; Frances Slates; Laura Crawford; Bernie Spielman, SJCF Director; and Liz Sampson.

Two Buffalo-area entities were recently awarded grants from the Sheridan-Johnson Community Foundation. The Johnson County Family YMCA received a grant in the amount of $7,000 that will be used to purchase fitness equipment for the facility.

Jo Co Commissioner Explains City/County Engineer Need

Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman

Johnson County Commission Chair Smokey Wildeman feels the need to explain more about the joint City/County engineer position that the entities have formally decided to back.

First Light Up Buffalo Event a Measured Success

Buffalo's Community Christmas Tree in Crazy Woman Square

Although no throngs of people showed up downtown this past weekend for Buffalo's first-ever Light Up Buffalo event, there were people that participated in the various events throughout the day, and those who showed up to witness the lighting of the community Christmas Tree Saturday afternoon.

November 28th

"Expressions of Wyoming"

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Artist Chessney Sevier

Bradford Brinton Memorial and Museum near Big Horn is holding its 21st Annual Holiday Show, this time featuring the work Chessney Sevier and William Hugh Jennings.