Ranchester

Wolf hunting seasons have begun in the northwest part of the state.

Hunting seasons in each wolf hunt area began October 1 and will end December 31, except for Hunt Area 12 south of Jackson, which opens October 15 and closes December 31.

Ranchester officials this week authorized town engineer Chris Johnson to pursue annexation of the town water tank and sewer lagoon sites. Action came during Tuesday's (Oct. 1) council meeting.

This Friday the Ranch at Ucross will host the Wyoming Women's Antelope Hunt Dinner and Auction, with proceeds to go to the Wyoming Women's Foundation.

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.

The Bighorn National Forest Powder River Ranger District has been fielding questions concerning a fee increase at Hunter Campground west of Buffalo that was believed to be slated for the summer of 2014, based on a story recently published elsewhere.

We begin our look back at the week in the news with our Sheridan Media Week in Review. The City of Sheridan received some public backlash for the decision to fix hail damage on several of the police department patrol vehicles. Sheridan Police Lieutenant Scott Chandler.

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A video demonstrating the proper collection of a blood sample to test for brucellosis is available at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s website, wgfd.wyo.gov.

Ranchester officials hope to supplement their town's $1.9 million in capital facilities tax revenues with enough money from other sources to finance more than $3 million in projects over the next eight years.

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