Wyo. Lumber Production Could Double Over Last Year

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Lumber production in Wyoming could be headed toward its best year since the industry hit rock bottom in 2010.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the state's lumber production could double in 2013 over the year before.

First People's Pow Wow

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Immediately following the parade in downtown Sheridan this Friday there will be a special event on Grinnell Plaza from noon to 2 pm.

This Week's Poll Question

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Washington's claim that the Syrian government crossed the line in the sand by using chemical weapons against Syrian rebels is fueling threats of the U.S. imposing a “no fly” zone over Syria.

2nd Annual Cowboy State Strongman Classic Held Saturday

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It was amazing; it was exciting; it was electric at the 2nd annual Cowboy State Strongman Classic held Saturday at Purenergy Fitness on Riverside Street in Sheridan.

“The Battle of the Rosebud” Unveiled Saturday

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Connie Robinson and Tom Warnke unveil The Battle of the Rosebud."

Saturday a special unveiling of a diorama entitled “The Battle of the Rosebud,” took place at the Sheridan County Museum. Attended by over 50 people, interim director Sarah Ligocki explains why this diorama is so important.

Buffalo Council Approves Change Order For School Project

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council approved a change order on the Conrad/Walters Street Project at the new Cloud Peak School.

Briefs From Johnson County Commissioner's Meeting

At the last Johnson County Commissioner's meeting, the commissioners took care of a number of smaller issues.

Johnson County Leases Apartment at Library Property

The four-apartment complex located at 181 N. Adams Ave. now has a new tenant after the commission approved leasing one at their last meeting.

Norovirus Outbreak in Hudson Sickens 30

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HUDSON, Wyo. (AP) - A norovirus outbreak in the central Wyoming community of Hudson has state health officials trying to pinpoint the cause of the illness that has sickened some 30 people.

House Panel Looks at Western Coal Industry, Powder River Basin

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Congress enters the debate over whether taxpayers are getting a fair return on coal mined from public lands in the Western U.S. as a House committee holds an industry oversight hearing this week.