McCarthy Goes On Trial Today In Sheridan

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Former Wyoming legislator Rodger McDaniel who wrote the book “Dying for Joe McCarthy's Sins: The Suicide of Wyoming Senator Lester Hunt” says he's enthused by the book's reception and looking forward to being in the area this week.

Farmers Market Comes Back For Encore

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Organizers of the farmers markets in Sheridan are planning an encore performance today because Saturday's final harvest celebration did not reap the benefits they hoped it would sow.

Woman Cited For Texting While Driving

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A woman was cited Wednesday for texting while driving, and hit and run following an incident in the 700 block of Sumner.

Jo Co Commission Discusses, Accepts Grant Applications

A number of grants were discussed and eventually accepted by the Johnson County Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday.

Clear Creek Challenge Set For Saturday In Buffalo

The First Clear Creek Challenge 5K and 10K race will be this Saturday in Buffalo.

The run is hosted by the Powder Pass Nordic Club in conjunction with the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's Oktoberfest, and is a fundraiser for the Powder Pass Nordic Club.

Buffalo Hosts WAM Executive Meetings This Week

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

The Wyoming Association of Municipalities (WAM) will be having their Fall Committee and Board meetings in Buffalo Thursday and Friday, to discuss topics ranging from community and economic development to energy and natural resources.

Steering Committee Weighing Options for Kendrick Pool

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The steering committee that is tasked with figuring out what to do with Kendrick Pool in the next several years continues to keep all options open at this time.

BLM Rejects Bid for Coal Lease Tract

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For the second time in as many months, a federal coal auction resulted in no sale, as the Bureau of Land Management Wednesday rejected Kiewit Mining Company's $35 million bid for the Hay Creek II coal tract.

Funding the Game and Fish Department

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Wyoming State Senator Bruce Burns (Photo Courtesy of the Wyoming LSO)

Over the past two fiscal years, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has had nearly $7 million cut from their budget. This has resulted in the department having to make cuts in education programs, conservation, and wildlife monitoring.

College Board Authorizes Bond Issue for Thorne-Rider Center

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Northern Wyoming Community College trustees approved a bond resolution at their meeting Wednesday night that will finance $8.3 million in improvements to the Thorne-Rider Campus Center.