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DeSmet Deal With JoCo Looks Optimistic

Sheridan County Commissioner, Tom Ringley, confirmed with Sheridan Media the the county's meeting with the Game and Fish Commission in Rock Springs has yielded favorable results for negotiation of a $3 million water rights lease with Johnson County.

Wolf Delisting To Be Challenged in Federal Court

The National Resource Defense Council has started an aggressive legal campaign to have wolves reinstated with protection under the Endangered Species Act.

Online Petition Pushes For Wyoming Secession

A petition on the White House Website to allow Wyoming to leave the union and form an independent government has gained more than 7,000 online signatures. The group sponsoring the initiative is not identified, and the petition statement doesn't provide reasons for state secession.

Barrasso Re-Elected to Republican Policy Chair

Wyoming Senator, John Barrasso, was re-elected to serve as the chairman for the Republican Policy Committee by his fellow representatives in the Senate.

Community Class Targets Holiday Stress

Teddy Araas, owner of Balanced Living, Health and Wellbeing Consultants, LLC, will host a class about how to handle holiday stress at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library Sunday. Araas is a certified yoga instructor and has an extensive background in stress management.
Teddy Araas, owner of Balanced Living, Health and Wellbeing Consultants, LLC, will host a class about how to handle holiday stress at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library Sunday. Araas is a certified yoga instructor and has an extensive background in stress management.

Thanksgiving is next week, and after that, all bets are off when it comes to the full-fledged holiday season. While the holidays are fun, they can entail a tremendous amount of stress as well.

JCSDC1 Board Hears Construction, School Crossing Updates

At their regular meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees got updates from District Business Manager Matt Ramey on the new school crossing signs on South Main Street and the status of construction at the new Cloud Peak School.

Voting Rights Act suit helps unseat incumbent in Fremont County

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A teepee stands outside a home in Ethete, Wyoming. The success of a Voting Rights Act lawsuit meant to guarantee representation to Native Americans on the Wind River Indian Reservation has altered the area’s county commissioners. (Robert Durell/WyoFile)

By Ron Feemster, WyoFile.com

Gov. Mead Asks for Input on Energy Strategy

Gov. Mead Asks for Input on Energy Strategy

Governor Matt Mead announced Tuesday he's seeking input on the Cowboy State's energy strategy going forward. Mead said he hopes the strategy will show Wyoming is an innovator in developing energy and regulating its development.

SHERIDAN MEDIA EXCLUSIVE: Open Position on Sheridan Planning Commission

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Picture yourself here: the Sheridan Planning Commission announced Tuesday that because Kristin Kelly steppded down mid-term to fill a seat on the Sheridan City Council. (Photo by Chris Foy)

Planning and Development Director Robert Briggs announced at Tuesday's meeting of the Sheridan Planning Commission that there is a new opening on the commission. Briggs explains.

Welch Cancer Center Open House is Saturday

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This photo was taken this past summer when only half of the new Welch Cancer Center was finished. The facility is now completely done and there'll be a community open house this Saturday from 10 am to 1 pm. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Welch Cancer Center in Sheridan was held in June of 2011. The transformation has taken place, and the construction is complete says Welch Cancer Center Manager Jennifer Pfister.

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