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Ranchester Council and Fire District Hammer out Issues at Workshop

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Ranchester Councilwoman Samantha Nixon

The town of Ranchester is one step closer to having a contract with the Tongue River Fire Protection District after a productive work session held Thursday night. The issue goes back several years when the Town signed and offered a contract to the Ranchester Volunteer Fire Department.

SAGE Hosting Reception Thursday for Artist Carrel

The Sheridan Artists Guild Et al SAGE will hold a reception for this month's featured artist, Hilary Carrel, this Thursday from 5 to 7 pm at the Sheridan College Main Street Campus.

Treasurer Joe Meyer Has Successful Surgery

Wyoming State Treasurer Joe Meyer

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The family of Wyoming State Treasurer Joe Meyer says he's recovering at a Colorado hospital from successful brain surgery to remove cancer deposits.

Riverton Family Embraces New Life in Africa

Riverton Family Embraces New Life in Africa

RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) - A former Central Wyoming College music professor is now teaching music in the African nation of Malawi.

Governor Says Closer Look at Spending Coming after Lower Revenue Projections

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead speaks about dismal revenue projections for the state at an event on Friday. (Photo Courtesy of the Governor's Office)

Governor Matt Mead said Friday that the revenue forecast by the State’s Consensus Revenue Estimating Group (CREG) is concerning. The forecast shows a drop in revenue to Wyoming from natural gas, resulting in less money available for the next two years.

Game and Fish Accomplishments 2011: Fish Culture

Andrew Nikirk, Sheridan Fisheries Biologist, stocking Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout into the Little Tongue in 2011. (Game and Fish photo)

The Game and Fish Office in Sheridan released Part 1 of it's 2011 accomplishments this week, going back through their efforts toward fish culture last year.

Authorities Confirm Missing Montana Teacher is Dead

Authorities Confirm Missing Montana Teacher is Dead

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Law enforcement officers in eastern Montana say two men being questioned in the disappearance of a high school math teacher are being held in the Dakotas. Sidney Public School officials posted a statement online saying they learned of Sherry Arnold's death Friday morning.

Mead: UW Should Be Only 4-Year Public University

Gov. Matt Mead

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead says some people in Casper and Gillette have inquired about creating another four-year public university in Wyoming. But Mead says he's against the idea.

Bill: G&F Would Set Weapon Regs, Big Game Baiting

Sen. Bruce Burns

Legislation may be coming to help thin the herds. Problems created by whitetail deer populations in Sheridan and Johnson counties could potentially be reduced by a bill that could allow baiting of big game away from populated areas.

Sheridan Mayor Responds to Letter to the Editor

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Sheridan Mayor Responds to Letter to the Editor

A letter to the editor in the January 4th edition of the Sheridan Press was very critical of the Sheridan Police Department for a traffic stop that occurred on December 11th when a husband and wife from Cowley were en route to Sheridan Memorial Hospital.