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Conservation Groups Struggle For Money to Prevent Drilling

An effort to buy oil and gas leases in western Wyoming to protect the land from development is raising funds at about half the speed needed to complete the $8.75 million deal.

#Giving Tuesday Emphasizes Needs of Non-Profits

While almost everyone is familiar with designated pre-holiday shopping days like “Black Friday,” or maybe even “Small Business Saturday.” From there, we move on to “Cyber Monday,” which, in turn, becomes “Hashtag Giving Tuesday” (#Giving Tuesday).

City of Sheridan Has Their Sights on Southern Pathway Extension

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The City of Sheridan recently approved an easement agreement with TEAL Ponds LLC for a pathway alignment that will allow for the Southern Pathway Extension from Brundage Lane through the TEAL Ponds property to the campus of Sheridan College.

Ask Creek Oil Field Undergoes Third Oil Harvest

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Elk Petroleum is planning is employing new technology in Sheridan County that will enable oil to be harvested from the North Ash Creek Oil Field.

Fireworks And Fun Highlight Second Annual Light Up Buffalo

'Gun Shy' performs at Deerfield during the Light Up Buffalo event Saturday.

The second annual Light Up Buffalo celebration happened Saturday with shopping, music, refreshments, dancing and fireworks.

Citizen Speaks On Century Club's Behalf For License Renewal

Liquor license renewals were up for approval at the last Buffalo City Council meeting, and one citizen spoke on behalf of the Century Club saying they should not be blamed for a death that occurred there earlier this fall in an altercation between two patrons.

Fairgrounds Board: Projects Coming Together, Looking Good

Projects at the Johnson County Fairgrounds are either under construction or in the planning stages and coming together according to Gary Arno and Carla Harper with the Fairgrounds board, who gave an update to the county commissioners at their last meeting.

Gray Wolf Hunt Area 8 North of Jackson Closes

Gray Wolf Hunt Area 8 North of Jackson Closes (Photo courtesy of Flickr user dalliedee)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department announced that gray wolf Hunt Area 8, the Fish Creek Management Unit north of Jackson, closed Thursday at 2:40 p.m. The area closed because the mortality quota of seven wolves was reached.

UW Poll Shows Disapproval of Health Care Law

A University of Wyoming poll shows that a strong majority of residents continue to disapprove of the federal Affordable Care Act.

The health care reform law is opposed by 66 percent of the poll respondents, compared to 24 percent who approve.

Missing Plane Found in Wyo. Range; Pilot Dead

Missing Plane Found in Wyo. Range; Pilot Dead

Officials with the Sublette County Sheriff's Office say a small plane, and its pilot, that were missing for a week have been found in a rugged mountainous area of western Wyoming.

SheridanWyoming.com