BLM Rejects Bid for Coal Lease Tract

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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.

Funding the Game and Fish Department

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Wyoming State Senator Bruce Burns (Photo Courtesy of the Wyoming LSO)

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.

College Board Authorizes Bond Issue for Thorne-Rider Center

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Northern Wyoming Community College trustees approved a bond resolution at their meeting Wednesday night that will finance $8.3 million in improvements to the Thorne-Rider Campus Center.

Taking a Look at Our Cemetery

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The tour began in the Inner Circle of the library, moved to the Wyoming Room and then ventured out to the cemetery, amidst thunder, lightening, and then what turned into a downpour. Tuesday night was the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery Program conducted by local educator and historian Tyson Emborg.

County, Library Board Discuss Expansion Funding Options

Johnson County Library

At their Tuesday meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners and the Library Board discussed two funding options for the proposed expansion project for the library.

Empower Wyoming Offering Women's Self-Defense Workshop

Empower Wyoming will be offering their latest Women's Self-Defense Workshop this Thursday at the old Beutler Building on Lobban Street in Buffalo from 6 to 9pm.

Buffalo City Council Accepts Resignation From Planner

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

At their meeting Tuesday night, the Buffalo City Council accepted the resignation of City Planner Zach Montgomery, effective September 30th.

City Receives Fiber Connectivity Report

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Consultant Joe Sharkey (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Wyoming Business Council hired TMNG Global's Telecommunications and Data Center Consultant Joe Sharkey to conduct a statewide infrastructure assessment, with the primary purpose focusing on the potential to recruit data centers to Wyoming.

McCarthy Mock Trial Set for Thursday Night

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The Sheridan County Museum will be putting on a mock trial of former U.S. Senator Joe McCarthy of Wisconsin this Thursday night at Sheridan College. Museum Interim Director Sarah Ligocki explains how the mock trial will relate to Wyoming.

UW Launches Professional Land Management Program

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(Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

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.