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Lummis: Law Defends Gov't from Environmental Group Lawsuits

Rep. Cynthia Lummis

Rep. Cynthia Lummis' committee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law will hear HR 1996, a proposed law that would prevent abuse of the Equal Access to Justice Act, according to a statement released last Thursday.

Quiet Zone Celebration to Take Place Thursday

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The City of Sheridan will host an event this Thursday celebrating the last train horn in downtown Sheridan as a quiet zone will be going into effect. The celebration is free and open to the public and will be taking place at the Historic Sheridan Inn at 5:30 pm on Thursday, October 13th.

Bag 'o Bones Educational Program Monday in Buffalo

Johnson County Library

The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum and the Bureau of Land Management's Halloween-themed educational program will have part two of their four-part series Monday at the Johnson County Library in Buffalo.
The program will give kids closer look at owls, bats, fossils and the history behind Halloween.

Wyoming Sees First Heavy Snowfall

CHEYENNE (AP) - Up to 14 inches of snow is forecast for the mountains in north-central Wyoming as Mother Nature put an abrupt end to summer-like weather in the state.

Elderly Couple Reported Missing in Northeast Wyoming

(Update 9 am Monday, Oct. 10): The couple was found on Saturday at about 4 pm stuck in the mud on a back road just north of the Montana border with no injuries. Sheridan Search and Rescue used the Garmin GPS installed their Chrysler 300 to locate them. They were transported to the relative's house located on Lower Powder River Road near Arvada by two Search and Rescue personnel.

Ceremony Held for Sheridan Baseball Academy Complex

Neltje cuts the ribbon to the Sheridan Baseball Academy's Doubleday Complex to be built in north Sheridan, Also pictured, from left, Butch Jellis, Chamber Executive Director Dixie Johnson, chamber member Mary Kay Liggett, Neltje, former Mayor Jim Wilson, chamber member Stella Montano, and Sheridan Baseball Academy's Mike McCafferty. (photo Brad Estes)

About 100 from the Sheridan area gathered on the Wrench Ranch Hills future development Friday afternoon to view the area where the Sheridan Baseball Academy's complex will be built and to recognize contributors to the project.

Vertical: Platters on the Wall

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The Platters on the Wall exhibit runs through the month of October at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

The Sheridan Artists' Guild is hosting a show in the main gallery of the Sagebrush Community Art Center entitled Vertical: Platters on the Wall.

Bison fall to Lander 14-7

The Lander Valley Tigers took control of the game early, building a 14-0 lead. Buffalo finally scores late in the game to pull within 14-7, but the Tigers hold on and run out the clock to take the 14-7 win.

Down-on-its-luck Wyo. Ski Area Up for Sale

View of the Snow King Resort in Jackson, Wyo. (Wikicommons photo)

JACKSON (AP) - Snow King Resort in Jackson Hole is up for sale, leaving locals wondering what might happen to their storied old ski hill just a few blocks from downtown Jackson.

Reservoir Fire Area Closures Lifted

Big Horn National Forest officials have reopened the Shell and Adelaide Reservoir areas for full use. The closures were put in place about a month ago because of the Reservoir Fire burning in the area.