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Fire Restrictions Lifted In Parts of Medicine Bow National Forest

Fire restrictions have been lifted in some areas of the Medicine Bow National Forest near Laramie, but much of the state remains in the grip of a relentless drought that is predicted to persist over the next few weeks.

Sheridan Sends GOP Rep to National Convention

This week's Republican National Convention will bring together conservative representatives from all over the country, and Sheridan is no exception.

SC History Buff Looking for Donor of Prehistoric Pine Cone

Back in the mid-90s, a stranger stopped by the Sheridan College Science Museum and donated a petrified pine cone. Today, the hunt for the benevolent donor is being resumed by Sheila Flynn, a volunteer at the museum.

New School Lunches Heavy on Veggies

Last week, Sheridan Media reported about new federal regulations regarding the public school lunch program.

Drought and Its Effects on Wildlife

Drought and Its Effects on Wildlife

A couple of weeks ago we reported on the adverse effects the drought is having on fish in area streams due to the low water levels. The drought is also having an impact on wildlife explains Wyoming Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke.

Write-In Nominations Likely for Legislative Contests

The Wyoming Secretary of State's Office has announced that based on unofficial election results from last week's primary, there is a possibility that several write-in candidates may qualify for the General Election in November.

New Jo Co Judicial Center To Get Noise Eliminators

At their meeting last week, the Johnson County Commissioners approved the purchase of noise eliminators for the courtroom facilities at the new judicial center which is nearing completion.

Buffalo Chamber Of Commerce Board Welcomes New Members

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees have some new members after nominations and elections were held over the last few weeks, culminating in the announcement of their new members late last week.

Wyoming ACT Scores Released

National ACT scores were released last week, and a discouraging report released by the testing company purported that 60 percent of high school graduates aren't prepared for college. The average composite score for Wyoming students was 20.3, while nationwide, the average was 21.1.

Expert: Kids Need Supervision On Social Media

A study from Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics recently found 83 percent of parents think the benefits of children's' use of social media outlets, like Facebook or Twitter, outweigh the risks. However, child psychologist, Dr.

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