Wyoming

Mrs. H. Glenn Kinsley extended hospitality yesterday afternoon at a tea.

The Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service released final environmental reviews for land use plans in Wyoming that will help to conserve greater sage-grouse habitat and support sustainable economic development.

Water in the Powder River fell five feet overnight, and the flood warning issued earlier for southeastern Sheridan County, including the community of Arvada, has been canceled.

Overly saturated grounds due to the rain and flash flooding in the Sheridan area have Jeff Wells keeping a close eye on the hillside between Kendrick Park and the parking lot of the local junior high school.

Sheridan Circuit Court Judge Shelley Cundiff set bond Tuesday on two men from Sheridan who were arrested for armed robbery late last week, but formal charges had not been filed against them as of Wednesday morning.

In news coming from the office of Wyoming’s Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis, we’ve learned that the Environmental Protection Agency finalized the Waters of the United States or WOTUS rule on Wednesday.

Housing, healthcare and employment continue to be concerns for the low-income bracket of Sheridan County’s population.

The Powder River, which is typically about two-feet deep, is overflowing its banks in some places of both Sheridan and Johnson counties, running as high as 10 feet in Arvada -- a town of about 43 people that sits on the river’s west bank and is located southeast of Sheridan.

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