Wyoming

The move of the University of Wyoming Extension office from the Sheridan County Courthouse to Sheridan College has been postponed.

Former Wyoming legislator Rodger McDaniel who wrote the book “Dying for Joe McCarthy's Sins: The Suicide of Wyoming Senator Lester Hunt” says he's enthused by the book's reception and looking forward to being in the area this week.

The First Clear Creek Challenge 5K and 10K race will be this Saturday in Buffalo.

The run is hosted by the Powder Pass Nordic Club in conjunction with the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's Oktoberfest, and is a fundraiser for the Powder Pass Nordic Club.

The Wyoming Association of Municipalities (WAM) will be having their Fall Committee and Board meetings in Buffalo Thursday and Friday, to discuss topics ranging from community and economic development to energy and natural resources.

For the second time in as many months, a federal coal auction resulted in no sale, as the Bureau of Land Management Wednesday rejected Kiewit Mining Company's $35 million bid for the Hay Creek II coal tract.

Over the past two fiscal years, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has had nearly $7 million cut from their budget. This has resulted in the department having to make cuts in education programs, conservation, and wildlife monitoring.

This fall the University of Wyoming will be launching their new nationally accredited Professional Land Management program. Program Director Don Roth says UW’s program is one of just nine in North America accredited by the American Association of Professional Landmen.

The Sheridan County Commission approved resolutions today to allow pari-mutuel betting on horse races and to hire a fire mitigation coordinator for Story.

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