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Antelope Butte Foundation Takes First Step Toward Reopening Ski Area

A private citizen effort to reopen the Antelope Butte Ski Area as a nonprofit took a step forward this month, as the recently formed Antelope Butte Foundation met with the National Forest Service to put a hold on action to dismantle what's left of the facility in order for ABF to develop and present their business and fundraising plans to the state.

Gillette Man Dies After Rollover Thursday on I-90 Near Buffalo

A Gillette man is dead after falling asleep at the wheel and being ejected from his pickup during a rollover. According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, 61-year-old Paul J. Drew of Gillette died en-route to the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper following the accident on I-90 which took place on Thursday afternoon 15 miles east of Buffalo in Johnson County.

Poll Question: Do you support the debt-ceiling plan recently passed by Congress?

The long-debated debt-ceiling plan was passed by congress last week, and Wyoming legislators have voiced their opinions about the plan.

State Fair Sponsorship to Help Department Promote Tobacco Program

The Wyoming State Fair kicks off next weekend in Douglas, and as part of an effort to promote the pitfalls of tobacco use, the Wyoming Department of Health has signed on as a sponsor.

UW Research: Global Warming Will Affect High Plains Grassland Species

A University of Wyoming researcher says the composition of plant species on Wyoming’s grasslands could be shifting over the next 100 years. That’s one of the results of a study that was conducted to determine how increases in carbon dioxide can affect high-plains grasslands.

Sheridan Serves as Rest Stop for Motorcyclists En Route to Sturgis

As thousands journey to and from Sturgis, S.D. this week and next for the annual biker rally, Sheridan sees plenty of bikes roll through its historic streets.

Bradford Brinton Reopens After Windstorm Knocks Down Power Line

Bradford Brinton Memorial & Museum reopened at 1:30 pm today after a windstorm knocked down a power line and started a brush-fire between the main museum complex and a horse barn on Friday afternoon. Power to the museum was lost until MDU made repairs so the museum could open today.

Private Giving to UW Last Year Breaks Record

The University of Wyoming has set a record for private donations received in a year, exceeding the $40 million mark for the first time in its history.

3-Day Blood Drives to Feature Free Barbecue

United Blood Services of Billings will offer incentive to donate blood three times next week; Monday through Wednesday. Mike Frigon with UBS explains.

Gatchell to Host Community Day Saturday in Buffalo

Another happening in Buffalo this weekend is the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum's Community Day on Saturday, August 6. The museum will be open with free admission, specials in the gift/bookstore and a book signing with local author Gil Bollinger.

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