UW Trustees Approve Budget Request With Merit Pay

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is asking the state for about $14 million to raise faculty and staff salaries in the 2015-2016 budget. If approved by the Legislature, UW's request would equal about an average 4 percent pay raise.

Wilkerson Sentence: 20 To 40 Years In Prison

At his sentencing hearing this morning, Richard Cameron Wilkerson was sentenced to no less than 20 and no more than 40 years in prison after being convicted earlier this year of second degree murder in connection with the death of Brian Newman.

On the Foundation Cements Another Success

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A balmy summer eve lent itself to the 3rd annual “On the Foundation” fundraiser. Sheridan play-goers were treated to a night of five one-act plays, all done with local talent and all proceeds benefiting Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns.

NASA Exploration Design Challenge Seeks Wyoming Participants

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NASA is seeking Wyoming entries for their Exploration Design Challenge. In March, NASA announced a partnership with Lockheed Martin, inviting students K-12 to learn more about radiation.

Sheriff's Office Seeking Information on Illegal Dumping Incident

(Photo courtesy of the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office)

The Sheridan County Sheriff's Office is seeking information from the public regarding an incident on Wednesday of this week in northern Sheridan County. Sheriff's Sergeant Mike Gale explains the incident

Cheney Announces Campaign Leadership Team

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Liz Cheney is seeking to unseat Wyoming U.S. Senator Mike Enzi for the GOP nomination. (Courtesy Photo)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Liz Cheney has announced a core group of leaders and advisers for her U.S. Senate campaign that draws from all corners of Wyoming and doesn't include any current elected officials.

Alcohol-Related Crime at Street Dance Down from Last Year

The Sheridan Police Department has confirmed the number of alcohol-related incidents at the recent street dance, including DUI arrests, minor in possession citations and public intoxication busts, are all significantly down from last year.

A Celebration of the Century

A Celebration of the Century (Photo by Ron Richter)

UPDATE: The antique auto rides, which were previously announced as being part of the festivities, have been cancelled due to scheduling changes on the part of the car owners club.

County Planner Gives Annual Report to Jo Co Commission

Johnson County Planner Rob Yingling

Johnson County Planner Rob Yingling gave the County Commissioners his annual report during this week's meeting, explaining what his department has been doing and what they have accomplished in the last fiscal year.

City Of Buffalo Asking Public For Help To ID Stolen Property

At the last Buffalo City Council meeting, City Attorney Ben Kirven again asked those attending the meeting to remind friends and family with storage units to check to see if they are missing items and contact the Buffalo Police Department to see if the items have been recovered recently from a number of arrests made by the department.