Wyoming

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead held a news conference Thursday in response to Peabody Energy and Arch Coal announcing that some 480 coal miners are being laid off due to financial difficulties during challenging market conditions.

Jillian Balow said she doesn't want Wyoming's cuts in education to come at the expense of the state's students.

Coming up this Sunday, April 3rd will be a book signing event at the New Beginnings Baptist Church in Buffalo.

Author C.T.L. Spear of Jacksonville, Florida, will be on-hand to sign copies of his recently published second edition of his book entitled “Still A Kid,”

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on April 1, 1916.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The chairman of BNSF Railway says about 4,600 railroad employees are furloughed nationwide due to declining oil prices and a reduced demand for coal. Matthew Rose spoke earlier this week during the Montana Energy conference in Billings.

Sheridan County Treasurer Pete Carroll has trimmed his budget for next year by just under 2 percent, to just over $412,000.

The Gillette News Record reports that Peabody Energy announced this morning a reduction of workforce at the world's most productive coal mine, the North Antelope Rochelle, by about 235 hourly and salaried employees, citing continued financial difficulties during challenging marketing conditions.

This season’s exhibit on display at one of the state’s historic sites in the local area focuses on politics and scandals. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

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