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Planner: Jo Co Needs BOE for Zoning Issues

Johnson County Planner Rob Yingling, at the last commissioner's meeting, told the commissioners there needs to be a County Board of Equalization established before zoning is adopted in the county.

Buffalo Chamber Visitor's Center Officially Opens

Buffalo's Chamber of Commerce hosted an Open House to officially open their new Visitor's Center last Thursday.

Tenth Johnson County Relay For Life a Success

The Luminaria at the Relay For Life

The Tenth Annual Johnson County Relay For Life took place Friday and into Saturday at the Buffalo High School track. Dana Delaney, first-year organizer for this year's relay, said although there were some trying moments, she was pleased with how it turned out.

Budget Tops To-Do List For Jo Co Commission

Johnson County Commission

The Johnson County Commissioners will have their second meeting of July on Monday instead of the traditional Tuesday, and the top priority will be adopting the Appropriations Bill, or the yearly budget for fiscal year 2011-2012.

UW Trustees Approve Capital Construction Budget Requests

UW Trustees Approve Capital Construction Budget Requests

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees recently approved capital construction budget requests to submit to the state's Administration and Information Budget Division.

Ride for Him

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Ride for Him Ministries at the rodeo parade.

They earned it, these young riders with Ride for Him Ministries. Training with their horses for over two months, the nine horse crazy kids had the privilege of riding in the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade on Friday.

Indian Market Over the Weekend

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Jeanne Eder Rhoades with one of her hand bags.

It might have been a small beginning, but the turn-out was great Friday and Saturday for the Indian Market held in the parking lot of the historic Train Depot on Fifth Street.

NWCCD Announces this year's Learn Outdoor Program

The Northern Wyoming Community College District's April purchase of the Spear-O-Wigwam Ranch will be put to use, as the college has announced its line-up of summer/fall 'Learn Outdoor' classes, some of which will begin next week.

Senator Barrasso: Washington Could Learn From Wyoming

U.S. Senator John Barrasso

U.S. Senator John Barrasso recently addressed his fellow Senotors about his support of the Balanced Budget Amendment cosponsored by every Republican Senator. Barrasso stated that it's time for Washington to take a lesson from Wyoming.

Meadow Jumping Mouse Returns to Endangered Species List

A mouse resembling a small kangaroo that's native to southern Wyoming will return to the Endangered Species List. Wildlife biologist Erik Molvar at the Biodiversity Conservation Alliance says that Wyoming's population of the Preble's meadow jumping mouse is key to