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February 23rd, 2012

Governor Mead Commends FERC's Decision

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead praised Thursday's decision by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to dismiss Fort Collins businessman Aaron Million's proposal to build the Flaming Gorge Pipeline.

BHS to Host Forensics Competition Friday and Saturday

Walter Farwell

339 kids from 20 schools from Wyoming and surrounding states will take over Buffalo High School this weekend for the annual BHS Forensics Tournament.
Forensics involves competition in speech, debate, and interpretation events.

Buffalo City Council Refunds Tap Fee to County Fair Board

A tap fee charged to the County Fair Board on a sewer tap at the Johnson County Fairgrounds has been refunded after city council action at their meeting Tuesday.

LDCC Meeting In Buffalo Discusses Water Modeling Data

John Gibbs

The Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition Joint Powers Board held their February meeting in Buffalo Thursday evening and worked through a short agenda.
One item discussed was a water modeling.

District 1 Pleased With Unchanging Cost of Living Bill

House Bill 47 to adopt a Hedonic Wage Index failed on introduction last week in Cheyenne, a bill that would have altered the way that school districts are compensated to pay staff.

February 22nd

The Food Group Growing in Sheridan County

A group working to make sure all Sheridan County children are well-fed is growing in Sheridan, working with county schools now for about a year and a half. Amy Albrecht is with The Food Group in Sheridan.

College President in Cheyenne to Discuss Funding

College President in Cheyenne to Discuss Funding

Members of the Northern Wyoming College District spent the better part of last week in Washington D.C. For the Association of Community College Trustees National Legislative Forum.

Commissioner Rolston Reflects on WCCA Winter Meeting

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Sheridan County Commissioner Bob Rolston

All five Sheridan County Commissioners were in Cheyenne last week to attend the Wyoming County Commissioners Association annual winter legislative meeting.

Buffalo Tobacco Compliance Checks Show High Failure Rate

BPD Police Chief Jason Carder

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder reported to the city council at their meeting Tuesday that during recent compliance checks at local retail establishments, four of fourteen sold tobacco products to minors.
That is just under a 29% failure rate.

JCSD1 Hosts Bid Opening For Cloud Peak School Wednesday

Bids on construction of Buffalo's new Cloud Peak School were opened Wednesday at school district offices.

The bid openings for the construction of Buffalo's new Cloud Peak School were held at the school district's offices Wednesday afternoon.
Eight bids were opened and read with the bids ranging from a low of $11,620,000 to a high of $13,028,625.