Buffalo City Council Intros Ordinance Banning "Spice"

Buffalo City Council
Buffalo City Council

The Buffalo City Council, at their regular meeting Tuesday, approved on first reading an ordinance banning the sale, use and possession of certain intoxicating substances, commonly referred to as “Spice.”

Plane Crash: Victims' Bodies Recovered

Nate, Noah, Nick and Luke Bucklin (photo from Minneapolis Star Tribune)

(Lander, WY) – Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan said Wednesday that a recovery operation to remove the bodies of four plane crash victims from a crash site deep in the Wind River Mountains of northwest Wyoming went smoothly on Tuesday. He said the operation began at 7:00 a.m.

Commissioners Maier and Rolston Re-Elected

Commissioners Steve Maier (l) and Bob Rolston celebrate their victory at Rolston's home on Election Night. Commissioner Cram left for a trip to be with his mother, who is ill.

A gathering of the County Commissioners, their wives, and a few other supporters awaited the election results at the home of Commissioner Bob Rolston and his wife Colleen.

Mead Wins Easily in Governor's Race

Matt Mead will be Wyoming's next Governor.

Republican Candidate Matt Mead will be the next Governor of the State of Wyoming, as Mead beat out Democrat Leslie Petersen handily with over 72% of the vote. So what was Mead's reaction to his big win.

Cindy Hill Wins Bid for State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Republican Cindy Hill will be the next Superintendent of Public Instruction for Wyoming.

Not only will Wyoming have a new Governor come 2011, but a new State Superintendent of Public Instruction is also in the cards for the State's future. Republican Cindy Hill won easily over Democrat Mike Massie in what was supposed to be one of the closer statewide races.

Four More Years for Webster

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City Councilman Robert Webster was successful in his bid for another term on the Council.

Ward 3 in Sheridan will have a familiar face representing them for the next four years, as Robert Webster had nearly twice as many votes as his opponent Melvin Krenzelok in one of only two contested races for Sheridan City Council.

1-Cent Optional Sales Tax Results

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With constrained economic conditions, many questioned whether the optional 1-cent sales tax would be renewed in Sheridan County. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has more:

Ranchester Elects a New Mayor

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The race for Mayor of Ranchester was separated by only 23 votes as Allan Moore edged Peter Clark by the narrowest of margins. Moore says that he intends to keep working on some of the things that were started by longtime Mayor Cliff Clevenger.

Representative Lummis Will Return To Congress

One of the first statewide races to be called was for the U.S. House of Representatives. Republican Cynthia Lummis won a clear majority over her Democratic opponent, David Wendt, and so will be returning to Washington as Wyoming's sole House Representative.

Sheridan County Commissioner Terry Cram Reelected

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Terry Cram (Far Left)

Sheridan County Commissioner Terry Cram was the top "vote getter" in the Commissioner's race, followed closely by Steve Maier and Bob Rolston. Cram, upon hearing that he was re-elected, said he "was just grateful for the support":