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4th Raising Readers Bookfest and Feast is Saturday, Free This Year

Another Raising Readers Bookfest and Feast, the fourth annual, will take place Saturday morning from 8 to 11 am in Sheridan Junior High School gymnasium and cafeteria.

Study: Wolves Not Necessarily Equipped to Hunt Elk

Yellowstone National Park Service photo

(WY News Service) -- A new study finds that wolves may not be as threatening to elk as some may think. The study, conducted in Yellowstone National Park, finds that the animals are not necessarily built to hunt the large animals.

Buffalo Chamber Recognizes Community Members

Angela Jarvis

Buffalo's Chamber of Commerce hosted their monthly Chamber Luncheon on Wednesday to announce the recipients of this year's awards.

Food Pantry to Host Fundraising Fiesta Friday in Buffalo

The 2nd Annual Fundraising Fiesta will be Friday in Buffalo to benefit the Bread of Life Food Pantry.

Buffalo Council Awards Crazy Woman Square Design

Buffalo's City Council, at their Tuesday meeting, awarded the contract for the design of the Crazy Woman Square project to Hein/Bond Architects of Casper, at the request of City Planner Zach Montgomery.

G&F Hunter Check Station Goes Well Near Buffalo

A hunter check station was conducted on Highway 16 near Buffalo earlier this week. ( Photo Courtesy of the Wyoming G&F)

A Wyoming Game and Fish hunter check station went off without a hitch earlier this week near Buffalo, as more than 300 hunters were stopped by Game and Fish personnel on Highway 16 Tuesday about a mile west of Buffalo.

Dana Avenue From 13th Street to County Road 80 to Temporarily Close

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Sheridan County Commissioner Bob Rolston

The Sheridan County Commissioners have announced that they will be closing Dana Avenue from 13th Street to County Road 80 beginning 9 am Tuesday, November 1st. The stretch of road will be closed temporarily so the County can monitor how the closure will affect the movement of traffic through this area of the community.

Governor Mead Believes States Must Lead on Energy Policy

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Governor Matt Mead and 16 other Republican governors sent a letter to President Obama Wednesday expressing concern about excessive regulation from his administration.

Senator Enzi: No Child Left Behind Reforms Not Perfect, But a Good Start

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, the ranking member on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee, made the following statement Wednesday during the Committee's mark-up of the Elementary and Secondary Education Re-authorization Act of 2011.

Sheridan County Fire Ban to Be Lifted Next Monday

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Sheridan County Fire Ban to Be Lifted Next Monday

In a media release issued by Sheridan County, it states that upon recommendation of the Sheridan County Fire Warden and the Fire Chiefs of the Rural Fire Protection Districts, the Sheridan County Commissioners will lift the fire ban effective Monday, October 24th at 6 am.