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Report Shows Climate Could Be Affecting Wyoming Wildlife

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The National Wildlife Federation released a report Wednesday that shows how critters in Wyoming, large and small, are being affected by the climate. The research examined how species, such as grizzly bears, sage grouse and butterflies, are being impacted by a changing climate.

G&F Approves Lease at Lake DeSmet, What Next?

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department, at their meetings in Cheyenne last week, approved the lease of water rights in Lake DeSmet to help protect the fishery in the lake, after months of negotiations and re-negotiations by themselves and Johnson County.

Buffalo's Cloud Peak Elementary School 'Coming Along'

At their meeting this week in Kaycee, the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees heard a construction update on the new Cloud Peak School from District Business Manager Matt Ramey.

Buffalo HS FFA 'Blue Jean Ball' Saturday At Fairgrounds

The Buffalo FFA Supporters will present their “Blue Jean Ball” this Saturday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds' Community Building.

The event is a fundraiser for Buffalo FFA Students to fund scholarships, leadership camp and other FFA functions.

Sen. Enzi: 'Illegally Appointed Labor Board Members Should Resign'

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi called for the resignation for members of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) who were appointed directly by President Obama. In a media release, Sen. Enzi called the appointments "illegal." But Enzi is not alone in his sentiments.

Sen. Barrasso: Obama Care Hurts Veterans, Small Business

U.S. Senator John Barrasso, a Wyoming Republican, spoke on the Senate floor Thursday to concerns he's heard from veterans about President Obama's Affordable Care Act. Senator Barrasso says it hurts small businesses and average citizens.

Details on Thursday's Closure of Westbound I-90 Near Rock Creek

For most of the day Thursday, the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 near the Rock Creek exit were closed due to an accident involving two semi-trucks and multiple passenger vehicles.

Hill Announces Run For Governor in 2014

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill says she will run for governor in 2014. Hill made the announcement during a radio talk show in Cheyenne Thursday morning.

No Unnecessary Travel Advisory Has Been Lifted on Sheridan County Roads

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UPDATE 3:20 pm

The Sheridan County Road and Bridge Crew has been able to get through on all the County Roads at this point and all County Roads are passable.  Therefore the No Travel Advisory has been lifted. Please continue to use caution when traveling the County Roads as visibility in some areas remains limited due to blowing snow.

Road Conditions Worsening In Buffalo Area

UPDATE 3:10 PM

Interstate 90 westbound near the Rock Creek exit has been reopened. An accident Thursday morning caused the closure that lasted for most of the day.

SheridanWyoming.com