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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.

Suicide Prevention Week: Operation SAVE Training Not Just for Health Professionals

As a part of suicide prevention week, mental health professionals from the area put on an Operation SAVE training at the YMCA Tuesday night, stressing the importance of being able to address the issue of suicide and lead a person to help if they need it.

Industry Group Appeals Oil-Gas Court Ruling

CHEYENNE (AP) - An oil and gas industry group has appealed a federal court ruling that the Interior department must abide by a 60-day deadline to issue oil and gas leases after they are sold.

Mead's Decision Won't Give Hill Free Rein on Ed. Jobs

CHEYENNE (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead made it plain Tuesday he won't give the head of the state education department free rein to classify positions as at-will jobs from which workers could be fired for no cause.

Sheridan Media, Cost Plus Appliances Holding 9/11 Memorial Food Drive

In recognition of the 10-year anniversary of the tragedy on September 11, 2001, Sheridan Media will be working with Cost Plus Furniture and Appliances of Sheridan to put on a 24-hour, three-day "Spirit of America 9/11 Food Drive" with a goal of collecting 911 pounds of non-perishable food items.

Bear Hunt Closes in 2 Areas in NW Wyoming

CODY - The bear hunt is over in two areas in northwestern Wyoming less than a week after it started.

Suicide Prevention Week: Operation SAVE Training Tuesday at YMCA

A week promoting suicide awareness will culminate on Sunday with the 2nd annual Out of the Darkness Walk to Prevent Suicide fundraiser on Sunday.

First Solo Art Show All Sept for Sarantopoulos at SAGE Depot

An artist reception will be held Thursday for 13-year-old Lauren Sarantopulos, recognizing her first solo art show that is on display through September at the Historic Train Depot.

Taxes on Coal Discussed by Revenue Committee

The Joint Revenue Interim Committee, at their meeting in Buffalo August 25, voted to consider legislation to standardize the Direct Cost Ratio for the state's coal industry, similar to a standard adopted by the trona industry in recent years.

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