Sheridan 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.

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.

The news that the Decker Coal Mine would be laying off up to 75 employees in early 2013 came as a shock to many, as it will definitely have a lasting impact on the Sheridan community. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

The Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition is hosting a broadcast in observance of International Survivors of Suicide Day Saturday at the Sheridan Fulmer Public Library.

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