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University of Wyoming Announces New President

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(Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Oklahoma State Provost Robert Sternberg has been named president of the University of Wyoming. The UW Board of Trustees unanimously decided on Sternberg on Tuesday. Sternberg becomes the 24th president of Wyoming's only four-year public university.

Consensus Funds Discussed At County Work Session

At the Johnson County Commissioner's work session Tuesday, consensus funds projects were discussed by the commission, Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess and Kaycee Mayor Tommy Knapp.

Buffalo Council Approves Purchase For Memorial Swim Meet

The Buffalo Pool Board approached the City Council at their last meeting, requesting funding from excess one-percent money to purchase starting blocks for the outdoor pool to accommodate a 2-day swim meet they hope to make an annual event.

Carousel Meets Goal on Kickstarter...What Now?

The Cowboy Carousel Committee had a successful fundraiser on Kickstarter recently, raising more than their goal of $25,000 to help in their dream of moving the Cowboy Carousel to a new home, the Cowboy Carousel Center to be housed at the Historic Beutler Building on North Lobban Avenue.

State Rep. Kathy Coleman on Lottery Bill Limbo

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State Rep. Kathy Coleman on Lottery Bill Limbo (Photo by Ron Richter)

Wyoming Representative Kathy Coleman says the lottery bill making its rounds in Cheyenne is currently in a state of legislative limbo. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Bald Eagle Survey Results Reported

Volunteers reported 310 eagle sightings in the Powder River Basin during the 2013 Midwinter Bald Eagle Survey conducted by the Bureau of Land Management. Bald eagles accounted for 179 total sightings on the morning of Jan. 18.

Ancient Wyoming Mountain Residents Lived During the Times of the Pyramids

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Some months ago in this space, we repeated a fantastic rumor about a Machu Picchu-type place deep in the Wind River Mountains. The story was far-fetched, and it just could not be verified.

Sheridan Natives Nominated for NAMA Awards

Sheridan Musicians, Gary Small & the Coyote Brothers, have been nominated for two major awards at the 12th annual Native American Music Awards (NAMA).

Sheridan Planning Commission Recommends East 5th St. Corridor Plan for Approval

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Sheridan Planning Commission Recommends East 5th St. Corridor Plan for Approval

At their meeting Monday, the Sheridan City Planning Commission voted unanimously to recommend the East 5th Street Corridor Plan for approval by the city council.

Two Sheridan College Faculty Honored at State Conference

Brett Burtis, director of veteran services for the NWCCD, was named the recipient of the 2013 Professional Employee of the Year Award. (Courtesy photo)
Patricia Dray, dental hygenist instructor at Sheridan College, was the recipient of the 2013 Faculty of the Year Award. (Courtesy photo)

Two staff members at Sheridan College were recently honored at this year's conference of the Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees in Cheyenne.

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