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Federal Government Shutdown Shuts Off BLM Services

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As a result of the Federal government shutdown, nearly all services provided by the Bureau of Land Management will be suspended, with the exception of law enforcement and emergency response functions.

Senator Wants President To Feel Pinch

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Sen. Mike Enzi

According to a release from Wyoming's Senator Mike Enzi's office, the Senate majority voted 54 to 46 to reject a House-approved funding resolution Monday that would have prevented the shutdown of the U.S. government for the first time in 17 years.

Sheridan High School Graduation Rates Up

Dirlene Wheeler

Ninety-four percent of the current Sheridan High School senior class is on track to graduate next spring.

Federal Gov't Shutdown Hits Wyoming Campgrounds

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Federal land management agencies are closing campgrounds and other facilities around Wyoming as part of the partial government shutdown.

Sparking Debate on the Death Penalty

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Sister Helen Prejean signing copies of her book.

Close to 70 people filled the Inner Circle of the library Tuesday night as Sister Helen Prejean, author of “Dead Man Walking,” shared her story and awakening to the iniquity of the death penalty.

Library Expansion Project May Be On Ballot In 2014

The Johnson County Library Board approached the county commissioners at their Tuesday meeting to gain support from them to put the library's expansion project on the ballot as a one-percent special-use tax in November of 2014.

Buffalo Council Hires Former Planner As Consultant

Buffalo's City Council, at their Tuesday meeting, went into executive session and came back into the general session, deciding to enter into a contract with former City Planner Zach Montgomery as a planning consultant.

Women's Antelope Hunt Dinner, Auction Friday At Ucross

This Friday the Ranch at Ucross will host the Wyoming Women's Antelope Hunt Dinner and Auction, with proceeds to go to the Wyoming Women's Foundation.

Officials Discuss Flood Insurance Rate Maps

Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger, right, goes over the new flood insurance rate maps with an interested citizen. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Representatives with Sheridan County, the City of Sheridan and FEMA were on hand for a public meeting Tuesday to discuss the soon to be adopted flood insurance rate maps. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter as there and has the story.

Winter Weather is Headed Our Way

Much of northeast Wyoming could get socked with a blast of winter this week as the National Weather Service in Billings expects a fall storm to move into the area either late Wednesday evening or early Thursday.

SheridanWyoming.com