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Expansion of Fontenelle Reservoir sought in Congress

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's congressional delegation has reintroduced legislation to expand the water storage at Fontenelle Reservoir in the southwest part of the state.

Now is the time to sign up to perform in the 59th Annual Buffalo Kiwanis Stars Of Tomorrow Contest.

Those wanting to compete will need to sign up before February 21st for the March 5th performance.

The biggest issue lawmakers in this year's Legislative session are facing is how to make up what is expected to be a $400 million shortfall per year in funding for the state's schools over the next biennium.

The House Education Committee will meet tonight in a public meeting at Cheyenne East High School to review, discuss and take public comment on House Bill 236, the omnibus school funding bill.

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 Jan. 30, 1917.

Due to recent market dynamics, Wyoming is facing an economic downturn. With unemployment rates climbing, many homeowners struggle to make their mortgage payments.

On February 7-9 over 300 Special Olympics Wyoming athletes, coaches, and Unified Sports Partners will participate in this year’s State Winter Games.

Here is the latest Wyoming news from The Associated Press

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