Johnson County

The Natural Resource Defense Council filed a federal lawsuit against the state of Wyoming last week alleging the wolf management plan currently enforced by the state will not enable survival of the species. Wolves were removed from the Endangered Species List earlier this year.

At their last meeting the Johnson County Commissioners approved the chair to sign a Homeland Security Grant for $6,224.45 to go to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office.

At their last meeting the Johnson County School Board received a positive report from Buffalo High School Principal Chad Bourgeois on the testing results and subsequent improvements from the graduating class of 2013.

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council approved an Ordinance, a Resolution and a number of other requests.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Cindy Hill, said her department is keeping track of inaccuracies found in a report filed last week.

U.S. Senator John Barrasso, of Casper, has been re-elected to his post as chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee. Barrasso has held the position as chairman since January of 2012. Chris Foy has the story.

Representatives of Wyoming's energy industry say President Barack Obama's re-election won't change their business outlook much.

But, depending on the industry, they said, more of the same is not necessarily welcome news.

Here's a look at the past week's top stories from Sheridan Media News:

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