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Referendum on Superintendent Law Gets OK

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Referendum on Superintendent Law Gets OK

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Opponents of a new state law that changed the duties of the state superintendent of public instruction can begin collecting signatures in their effort to repeal it.

The Secretary of State's office announced Friday that it had certified the application for the referendum.

BHS Forensics Preps For State At Cheyenne South Tournament

The Buffalo High School Forensics Team wrapped up their regular season by attending the “Stampede To State” Tournament March 1 and 2 at Cheyenne South High School.
The team placed 4th in the 3A division.

Brucellosis Found in Two Elk in Northern Wyoming

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Brucellosis Found in Two Elk in Northern Wyoming (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

Two elk harvested by hunters in the Big Horn Mountains of northern Wyoming have tested positive for brucellosis, a disease which can cause an animal to abort its fetus. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

BLM Wants TransWest Line Hidden

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is looking for ways to hide a major transmission line project in southern Wyoming.

Police Seeking Info on Sheridan Assault

The Sheridan Police Department is seeking information related to a brutal assault of a 52-year-old man Wednesday morning.

USFS: 'Fight All Fires' No More

USFS: 'Fight All Fires No More' (Photo of 2012's Gilead Fire by Chris Foy)

The U.S. Forest Service has stopped and dropped its 'fight all fires' approach for this year, considering the agency spent more than $1 billion battling blazes across the country last year. Last summer's Gilead Fire alone cost a total of $3.3 million.

Wyoming Ethanol to Settle With EPA for $49,000

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Wyoming Ethanol to Settle With EPA for $49,000

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that Torrington-based Wyoming Ethanol, LLC, will forfeit $49,000 in penalties to settle claims related to the facility’s Risk Management Program and chemical reporting requirements.

Sen. Enzi Praises Sen. Rand Paul for Getting Answers on Drones

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Sen. Enzi Praises Sen. Paul for Getting Answers (Photo by Chris Foy)

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi spoke out Thursday against the nomination of John Brennan as CIA Director, citing issues with Brennan’s views on drones and a lack of transparency.

Bobcat Registration Due by March 11

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Bobcat Registration Due by March 11 (Stock photo)

Bobcat hunters and trappers have until Monday, March 11 to register any bobcats they harvested this past season. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Buffalo Police Chief Reports Sexual Assaults Increase

At this week's meeting, the Buffalo City Council got some unwelcome news concerning sexual assaults in the city from Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder.

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