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Buffalo's Firefighter Compensation Ordinance Passes Second Read

Buffalo City Council

An ordinance introduced earlier this month that will better compensate Buffalo's volunteer firefighters was passed on second reading at the last city council meeting.

Buffalo Council Approves Health Insurance Renewal

Buffalo's City Council approved renewing their Employee Health Plan for another year, with three employee plan options, two existing plans and one new this year.

Conservation Easement Closer To Transfer

The Meadow Wood Ranch Conservation Easement held by Johnson County will soon be one step closer to becoming overseen by the Wyoming Stockgrowers Land Trust after they inventory the property this weekend, according to the county commissioners, who discussed the issue at their last meeting.

A Look Back in Time: April 29, 1915

Sparks from a fire that started in dead grass near the end of North Main Street destroyed five empty train cars on the fort line.

Recreation District Preps Pool for Summer

Recreation District Business Manager Rich Bridger takes a turn as pool-cleaner Tuesday morning. (Photo by Pat Blair)

A favorite hangout for Sheridan's youth during the summer is being prepped for opening day. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair has the story.

Preliminary Plat for Cloud Peak Ranch Nineteenth Filing Approved

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan Planning Commission Monday night approved the preliminary plat for the Cloud Peak Ranch Nineteenth Filing subdivision, which consists of dividing 4.6 acres into three commercial lots zoned B-1.

Friend of Sheridan's Everest Climber Wants Rescue from Nepal

A friend of Sheridan’s Everest climber who survived the earthquake caused avalanche in Nepal is hoping to arrange a rescue. News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Three Winning Lottery Tickets Purchased in Local Area

Twenty-five players have won $1,000 each in the most recent WyoLotto drawing held Thursday, including three from the local area, setting a record for the number of large winners per drawing in the history of the state's lottery.

Promoting Your Favorite Place: Maybe It Is Better Than Mars?

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Wyoming is such a special place. At least it certainly is to me.

Yet I often get into an argument with various folks when I put our “low-population, high-empty space place” on a pedestal. This happened two weeks ago when my column talked about Wyoming exceptionalism, through our Universal Truths and Fundamental Values.

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