Sheridan County

State Legislator, Rosie Berger, has been elected to serve as Speaker Pro Tempore, the third highest position in the state House of Representatives.

Sublette County officials are searching for a small plane with just a pilot aboard that didn't arrive at its destination.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the Cessna 182 left Stephensville, Mont., Saturday and had been due in Pinedale that afternoon but didn't arrive.

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.

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:

Wildlife advocates say the killing of seven wolves originally from Yellowstone that were wearing research collars underscores the need for a protection zone for the animals around the park.

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