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March 3rd, 2015

A Look Back in Time: March 4, 1915

Fred W. Cooper has moved in to the fish hatchery at Story to take up his duties as the new superintendent.

Buffalo Council Sells Lights To Johnson County

Buffalo's City Council, at their Tuesday meeting, held a public hearing concerning the sale of lights from the old Centennial Park softball fields to Johnson County.
Larry Larson was the only one who offered comment on the sale.

Lake DeSmet Shoreline Regulations Given To Commissioners

The first draft of the Lake DeSmet shoreline regulations were delivered to the Johnson County Commissioners at their Tuesday meeting for their approval.

Library Expansion Bid Awarded With Some Controversy

The bid for construction of the expansion and renovation project at the Johnson County Library was awarded to the lowest bidder during the county commissioner's meeting Tuesday, but not without a bit of controversy.

Legislature’s Bills Would Protect Domestic Sheep Grazing

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A bill to remove or relocate 60 bighorn sheep if they curtail stockmen’s domestic sheep grazing on federal land amounts to “extortion,” a lawmaker said last week.

Internationally Known Artist Offers Workshop

An internationally known ceramic artist will be offering a workshop and slide show of her work in the local area. Leslie Stratmoen has the details.

Barrasso Says Netanyahu Will Receive Congressional Welcome

In a statement delivered Monday on the U.S. Senate floor, Wyoming's Republican Senator John Barrasso said Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu would receive a warm welcome from Congress today even though he won't be having a meeting at the White House.

March 3rd

City, Firefighters Negotiate During Council Session

Sheridan Mayor John Heath said the city council and the local firefighters' union came closer to agreement on a contract for the coming year during a negotiation session on Monday night.

Fearnow Faces Sentencing on Drug Charges

The Sheridan man who pleaded guilty to last year's burglary of the Hospital Pharmacy in downtown Sheridan will be sentenced this month for seven counts involving possession of controlled substances and taking controlled substances into a jail.

Library Endowment Legislation Makes it to Mead’s Desk

Both the House and Senate approved the final version of a bill that would extend deadline for the Wyoming Public Library Endowment Challenge Program from 2016 to 2020 and the bill is now on Gov. Matt Mead’s desk.