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WGFD Announces Wolf Management Plan

Friday, Federal authorities announced intentions to remove Wyoming gray wolves from the Endangered Species List, which would effectively transfer management of the population over to state officials.

The Poll Question of the Week

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Johnson and Sheridan County are at odds with the proposed lease by the Game and Fish of water in Lake DeSmet. Sheridan County wants to accept the 99-year lease while Johnson County is saying “no.” What do you think?

Keeping the Citizens Informed

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Over the weekend, over 150 people attended an informational meeting held at the Story Fire Hall to update folks and answer questions about the Gilead Fire burning approximately eight miles southwest of Story.

BHNF Releases Latest Info On Gilead Fire

Officials with the Bighorn National Forest have released the latest information on the Gilead Fire.
The report, as of Monday afternoon, September 3, was the fire grew by 300 acres yesterday, and is now 1,359 acres. It is located roughly eight (8) miles southwest of Story.

UW Geology Publication Marks 50 Years

(Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

The University of Wyoming’s only peer-reviewed scientific journal, “Rocky Mountain Geology,” is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

PAC Donations Scrutinized by Political Watchdogs

The Center for Responsive Politics reports Wyoming's congressional race has already raised more than half a million dollars. Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the center, said this year's funds are some of the most suspicious in history.

Buffalo Recycling Center Manager Recognized For Hard Work

Josie Van Norman is presented with the Recycler Of The Year Award from Dennis Pino, WSWRA President.

The Buffalo-Johnson County Recycling Center Board announced late last week that Josie VanNorman, Buffalo-Johnson County Recycling Center Manager, was recently recognized for her outstanding work at the facility.

Officials Update Buffalo Crowd On Gilead Fire Situation

Mark Booth, with the USFS Bighorn National Forest, addresses the crowd Sunday evening about the Gilead Fire.

A public information meeting was held Sunday night in Buffalo to update those interested in the situation with the Gilead Fire, burning in the Bighorn National Forest approximately 10 miles NW of Buffalo.

Week in Review

It's once again time to take a look at the week that was in the news with our week in review. The week began with the announcement of 21 individuals in Sheridan being arrested for methamphetamine distribution. The bust was part of a two year long investigation that resulted in three more arrests throughout the week, with more arrests possible in the future as the investigation into the meth ring is ongoing.

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State Employee Retirement May Be Reconsidered

Wyoming's teachers, firefighters, road crews and other state employees have traditionally drawn in a generous retirement package upon completion of their careers.

SheridanWyoming.com