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Latest Wyoming news, sports, business and entertainment

Draft EIS ready for WY-SD transmission line

Cheney Drops Out of Race

As reported in first news this morning, Liz Cheney has dropped out of the race for U.S. Senator. She was trying to out-seat long-time U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, also a Republican from Wyoming.

‘Boon Docking’ Describes a Trip to Warmer Weather

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 Ever since most of Wyoming got pelted with that first snowstorm in September, I have been itching to get to a warmer climate.

On Dec. 30, we climbed into our nine-year old motorhome (aptly named FollowMyNose) and started our slog southward.

Grant Application and Snow Removal Update on Council's Agenda

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The Sheridan City Council will be dealing with a number of different items on their agenda this evening, as everything from snow removal to support of a grant application from RENEW is on the table. Councilman Alex Lee elaborates.

Closings and Delays for 1/6/14

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St. LaBre School is Closed.
Wyola Schools will open at 10 am

This Week's Poll Question

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Forty-five states have adopted the Common Core Standards in education, including Wyoming. The one-size-fits-all curriculum is supposed to communicate clearly what's expected of students, grades K-12.

New Director Takes Over Buffalo Downtown Association

Jennifer Haskins took over the BDA recently, and has overseen a number of events already, and is ready to get to work in her new position.

Haskins said she was born in Illinois but moved to Wyoming as a child, and graduated from Campbell County High School before moving back to Illinois.

Game and Fish Combining Two Publications

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department, citing more efficient budget and staffing concerns, will merge two of its publications beginning this month.

City, County Back Critical Air Service

Both Johnson County and the City of Buffalo signed an agreement acknowledging the Sheridan Airport for “critical air service,” and backing a request for more funding from the state for the critical air service program.

Week in Review

It's time once again to take a look back at some of this past week's top stories with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

In a recent release, Wyoming's Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill blasted lawmakers over the rules of an upcoming hearing. She says she's dissatisfied, in general, with the Legislature's Select Investigative Committee's plan to hold the hearings, focusing on her administration of the department, before taking action to remove her from office. She continues to deny any wrongdoing.