City Receives Settlement Check For Waste Water Plant

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven told the City Council at their meeting Tuesday that he had received a settlement check from Hydro Construction to close an agreement between the contractor and the city in a dispute over damage at the city's waste water treatment plant.

National Report Shows Wyoming is Doing Well In Protecting Kids From Tobacco

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New report shows that Wyoming spends tobacco prevention money well. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A national report released Thursday by a coalition of public health organizations shows that Wyoming is doing well in protecting kids from tobacco. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Gray Wolf Hunter Area 2 Closes

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department issued a media release stating that hunters should be alerted that Gray Wolf Hunt Area 2, the Sunlight Management Unit northwest of Cody, closed December 6th at 9:10 a.m. The area closed because the mortality quota of eight wolves was reached.

Jo Co Attorney Provides Updated Court Proceedings

In a News Release dated December 5, Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock's office gave updates on various court proceedings from the last few weeks.

Ambre Energy to Buy Out Cloud Peak, Settle Litigation

Business Partners, Ambre Energy and Cloud Peak Energy, have come to an agreement to settle litigation over a dispute regarding Decker Coal Mine.

Al Simpson Gets Hip On National Deficit

81-year-old former Wyoming senator, Al Simpson, is calling on America's youth to get psyched up about reducing the national debt, and he's not letting his age stop him from delivering a fresh message.

CDC Forecasts Tough Flu Season

This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week for the Centers for Disease Control. While Sheridan County Public Health officials pushed the flu vaccine at the start of the season, the CDC has set this week aside to emphasize the importance of vaccination for anyone older than 6 months.

SMH Cath Lab to Open Next Month

Construction is almost complete for the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Crews will soon start moving equipment into the new workspace, updating inventory, and establishing coding.

The lab is tentatively slated to open Jan. 8.

Ed Superintendent Disregards Legislators' Deadline

State lawmakers say the Wyoming Department of Education has missed a deadline to submit a written response to a report detailing numerous failures by the agency on implementing education reforms.

Buffalo Police Begin Searching For New Dispatcher

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder asked the Buffalo City Council for permission to begin searching for a new dispatcher.