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October 1st, 2013

Missouri Couple Accused of Killing Exes, 2 Kids

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A couple from Missouri has waived extradition to face first-degree murder charges in Wyoming in the deaths of their ex-spouses and two children more than 30 years ago.

Chamber: Employers Must Provide Health Care Notice

The Sheridan Chamber of Commerce has issued an alert regarding the Affordable Care Act.

September 30th

County To Discuss Resolution For Funding Library Expansion

On the Agenda for the Johnson County Commissioners' meeting Tuesday is a Resolution for the use of Consensus Funds to pay for the expansion at the Johnson County library. The discussion will begin at 9:30 this morning (October 1).

Athlete To Speak At Jo Co Library October 8

Coming up next week at the Johnson County Library, endurance athlete Jennifer Pharr Davis will speak about her career both as an athlete and as an author.

Board Learns How Obamacare Will Affect JCHC

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees learned what effect Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act, will have on the facility and its employees.

Cap Tax and Its Importance to the City

In just over a month, Sheridan County voters will decide whether to renew the Capital Facilities Tax for a maximum of $40 million over 8 years. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

UW Researchers Performing Study to Control Coyote Numbers

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Chemical neutering to control wild coyote populations in the state is being looked at by a group of researchers from the University of Wyoming. Zoology doctoral degree student Marjorie MacGregor says they hope to use chemicals to neuter the coyotes without changing the animal’s natural behavior.

Dayton Man Killed In Crash

The Wyoming Highway Patrol has confirmed that 49-year-old David Plymell of Dayton was killed Sunday afternoon in a crash on US 14 five miles west of Dayton in Sheridan County.

Loving to Look Down at (and Up at) Wyoming’s Devils Tower

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Bill Sniffin

From land and from the air, the outline of Devils Tower can be seen from a long way off.

In the early 1980s, I owned a newspaper in Spearfish, S. D., and flew a private plane across Wyoming taking care of business there.

Murphey Packs Hotel Saloon

Michael Martin Murphey entertains at The Occidental. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

People packed into The Occidental Hotel saloon in Buffalo Sunday night to be up close and personal with a man whose songs they’ve been listening to since the 1960s.