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Sheridan County Death Being Investigated in Possible Connection with Listera Outbreak

The death of a Sheridan County woman is being investigated as a case of Listerosis, but Wyoming Department of Health officials say they haven't determined yet if her death is related to the recent Listeria outbreak linked to Colorado-grown cantaloupe.

Poll Question: Time to Start Tebow?

Tim Tebow (image from wikimedia commons by Jeff Beall)

Largely a result of a somewhat relentless fan base, and gaining ground with the Denver Broncos continued mediocrity on the football field, the “start Tim Tebow” talk just won't end.

Warm Temps Allow Reservoir Fire to Grow

Burning in the Cloud Peak Wilderness, the Reservoir Fire grew by 250 acres during the weekend, according to a media release from the Big Horn National Forest, as warmer weather allowed the blaze to gain ground in the northwest corner of the fire area.

Warm Weather Causes Some Growth in Wyo. Wildfires

Three wildfires that are still burning in Wyoming have grown in the recent warm weather.

UW Business Building Gets Honor for Energy, Enviromental Design

The new business building at the University of Wyoming has received gold certification from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, becoming just the fourth business school nationally to achieve gold status.

Changes to Medicare Part D

Open enrollment for Medicare Part D, or prescription insurance with Medicare, will start earlier this year.

Sheridan County Hosting Riparian Areas Educational Workshop, Free Barbecue

Sheridan County will sponsor an outdoor workshop and barbecue Tuesday, September 27th in the South Park area to educate the public on the value of riparian areas.

Still No Decision On Engineer From Buffalo Council

Buffalo's City Council again discussed the possibility of a joint city/county engineer position at their last meeting, but made no decision either way on the matter.

Buffalo Closer to Agreements for Water Line Easements

Buffalo City Council

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven reported to the City Council last week that he is closer to completing easement agreements with landowners between the city's water treatment plant and the city limits west of town for a new water distribution line.

Putting Your Garden to Bed

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Karen Nicolarsen giving a demonstration on how to divide perennials.

Serving cookies and milk on a balmy Saturday afternoon could be an enticement to take a nap, but not so, when perennial expert, Karen Nicolarsen took the floor at Landon's Greenhouse.