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JAC to Receive Retirement System Update Today

The State Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee has been meeting in Cheyenne to discuss issues that will be addressed during the next legislative session in early 2012. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter takes a look at the Wyoming Retirement System, which will be the topic of the day today at the JAC meeting.

Window is Filling with Food!

As darkness is upon us, the window is continuing to fill up at Cost Plus, corner of Main and Brundage Streets in Sheridan with A LOT of non-perishable food items and sundries, which will be divided between the People's Assistance Food Bank and the Salvation Army Food Pantry!

Study: Warming Climate Could Cut Trout Habitats, Could Help Some in High Elevations of Bighorns

A report from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that was released in mid-August said that cutthroat trout may be one species of trout that are particularly susceptible to a warming climate.

Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Restocked into Little Tongue River

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the Big Horn National Forest have restocked the Little Tongue River with 10,000, eight-to 10-inch Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout, completing a four-year project.

Registration Open for SHRM September Workshops

The Big Horn Mountain chapter of Society for Human Resources Management will conduct their yearly fundraiser later this September, in the form of two workshops where they will offer their career management training.

Buffalo to Host Red Hat Society Convention This Weekend

The Wyoming Red Hat Society will have their three-day 2011 State Convention in Buffalo this weekend.

Joint Appropriations Committee to Discuss Insurance, Retirement Issues

The Wyoming State Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee is meeting in Cheyenne Thursday and Friday to discuss a number of issues that include employee group insurance and the state's retirement system. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Several Labor Day Weekend Campfire Citations Prompt BNF to Remind Visitors of Fire Danger

With the fire danger at “Very High” in the Big Horn National Forest, as a result of the lack of significant moisture in recent weeks that is common in late summer months, Big Horn National Forest officials remind visitors to make sure campfires are put out completely.

Reservoir Fire Update

A small wildfire is being allowed to burn in the Big Horn Mountains near Shell Canyon close to the Shell Reservoir in Big Horn County, Wyo. Jon Warder, Big Horn National Forest Fire management officer, explains management of the Reservoir Fire.

Free Spear-O-Wigwam Lecture Sunday, "Birds of the Bighorns"

In a new offering at the Northern Wyoming Community College District's recently opened Spear-O-Wigwam campus, this Sunday afternoon the college will host the first of two free lectures in their fall Mountain Lecture Series.

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