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November 19th, 2011

UW Board Approves New Admission Standards Friday

LARAMIE (AP) - The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved new admission standards aimed at improving student retention and graduation rates.

November 19th

Mayor Reminds Residents: Check for Snow Route Alerts

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CIty of Sheridan street crews work on clearing the snow from the streets. (Photo Courtesy of the City of Sheridan)

Earlier this week the Sheridan City Council held a work session to go over the City's snow plan and policy. Part of that policy are the various streets throughout Sheridan that are designated as snow routes.

Red Grade Road to Close Monday, No Unnecessary Travel Advised Until That Time

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Red Grade Road in Sheridan County will close Monday at noon.

Due to the current weather conditions, a no unnecessary travel advisory has been issued for Red Grade Road. The Sheridan County Commissioners have also announced that effective at noon Monday, November 21, Red Grade Road will close for the season.

NWF Study: Taking Steps To Ensure Potential Of Natural Gas Future

(WY News Service) -- The National Wildlife Federation conducted a study on the possible hazards associated with the process of fracking being used by natural gas production companies.

Buffalo Author Book Signing Saturday

Buffalo author Steve Rzasa with his new book, Broken Sight.

Buffalo author Steve Rzasa will have a book signing event this Saturday at the Johnson County Library in Buffalo.

'Wall Signing' Recognizes VOA Life House Contributors

Center left, VOA President and CEO Jeff Holsinger addresses donors and board memebers at a Wall Signing event Thursday afternoon.

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies held a Wall Signing event Thursday to recognize donors to the new Life House facility currently under construction.

Buffalo/Jo Co Justice Center To get New Radio System

Buffalo/Johnson County Criminal Justice Center

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek and Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder went before the Johnson County Commissioners on Tuesday to officially request funding and approval to purchase a new internal radio system for the criminal justice center.

Buffalo Food Pantry Still Needs Donations, Big Push for Thanksgiving Dinners

Buffalo's Bread of Life Food Pantry is constantly in need of donations, but this time of year there seems to be more of a need, and also a need for their Thanksgiving Dinner Drive.

LDCC Meeting Draws Citizens with Concerns, Questions

The Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition Joint Powers Board had their monthly meeting in Sheridan Thursday night, and a number of citizens from both Sheridan and Johnson Counties showed up to voice their concerns and ask questions in response to a report earlier in the week that NERD Gas had apparently decided against the site for their proposed natural gas to gasoline plant.

November 17th

Significant Snow Event Expected Through Saturday

A winter storm warning has been issued for the Sheridan foothills.

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a winter storm warning through noon on Saturday for the Sheridan foothills. Meteorologist Joe Lester says that this is shaping up to be the first big snow event of the year for our area.