Wyoming News Update

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Here is the latest Wyoming news from The Associated Press

Legislature To Look At Lake DeSmet Water Rights And Assets

Water rights and other assets in and around Lake DeSmet have been put on the market by Sasol Synfuels and the State of Wyoming has been looking into the possibility of purchasing those assets through the Wyoming Water Development Commission.

Buffalo Has Spent $130K On Snow Removal

Buffalo's City Building Inspector Toby Rhoades reported to the city council recently that it had snowed.
He then wanted to remind those attending the meeting that snow from sidewalks is allowed to be put in the street, but it was against city code to plow or push snow from private driveways into the street.

Commissioners Approve Banks, Investments, Mileage

Johnson County's Commissioners recently approved the designated depositories, county investment officer and adopted the mileage rate set by the Internal Revenue Service.

A Look Back in Time: Jan. 11, 1917

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on Jan. 11, 1917.

Kinner: First Day is 'Great Day' for All

Wyoming's Legislature got off to a great start Tuesday, according to State Rep. Mark Kinner, who spoke with Sheridan Media Tuesday afternoon.

Pet Resolutions: Aging Pet

When your pets are getting up in years, there are a few tips you can do to keep them spry. While talking about her 2017 Pet Resolutions, Executive Director of the Sheridan Animal Shelter Debie Crawford said, aging pets benefit from mental stimulation.

Mayor Miller’s First Week

It has been a little over a week since Sheridan’s New Mayor Roger Miller took his oath. Mayor Miller says he has enjoyed his busy first days in office.

Stopka Pleased With Enplanement Numbers at Year End

Sheridan County Airport Manager John Stopka said 2016 ended with nearly 9,200 enplanements for commercial air service for the year.

Lots of Older Conservative Folk Favor Medical Marijuana for State

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One of the most conservative members of the Wyoming State Senate is Cale Case (R-Lander). He favors approval of a medical marijuana bill and says there is a surprising amount of support for such an effort among older, conservative Wyomingites.