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Despite falling unemployment numbers in the state, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead says although pleased, he will continue to push the creation of more jobs in the future. The state unemployment rate for July was 5.8 percent.

A storm Sunday that swept across northern Wyoming and southern Montana with lightning causing a string of 12 wildfires in southeast Montana and one near Cody that have resulted in smoke across the Sheridan area.

The average combined ACT score increased from 20 to 20.3 in Wyoming in 2011, according to a release from the Wyoming Department of Education.

The new Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Center will have to wait at least a few more days to get power, according to Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman, who attended an meeting Monday to update the entities involved in the project.

Emergency Management Coordinator for Johnson County, Marilyn Connelly, put in a request to the County Commissioners at last week's meeting for them to authorize the White Powder Response Plan, and to authorize a preparedness exercise to be staged at the courthouse at a future date of her choosing.

The Johnson County Commissioners, at last week's meeting, voted unanimously to accept a Public Health Emergency Preparedness grant from the State of Wyoming.

This latest heatwave in the Sheridan region may be one of the last of the summer as fall isn't too far off on the calender.

Post offices nationwide have been in the news this summer, as advances of advertising and mail service in email and the Internet are finally catching up with the United States Postal Service, causing significant financial problems.

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