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Spear-O-Wigwam Community Open House Saturday

In late April, the Northern Wyoming Community College District officially announced the purchase of the Spear-O-Wigwam Ranch in the Big Horn mountains near the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area.

NABO Events Bring Thousands to Buffalo

Everything Basque was celebrated this past weekend as NABO, the North American Basque Organizations, held their annual convention and festival in Buffalo.

Wyoming First Lady Donates Books Through Scholastic Reading Ambassadors

Wyoming First Lady Carol Mead and Publisher Scholastic recently donated 500 books to a summer reading program in Laramie County. Mead joined up with the Scholastic Reading Ambassadors program to encourage children to work on their literacy skills over the summer. Mrs.

Cheyenne Named Top Ten for Most Livable Cities in America

(Wyoming News Service)- The City of Cheyenne is certainly celebrating more than Frontier Days right now, as they were recently named one of the top ten “Most Livable Cities in America” by AARP The Magazine, and were also featured in the USA Today.

President Obama Declares Wyoming Major Disaster

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in Wyoming because of spring and summer flooding. The action means the federal government will help the state pay for costs incurred from damaged roads, highways and other infrastructure.

United Blood Services to Hold One-Day Blood Drive Monday

United Blood Services of Billings will hold a one-day blood drive in Sheridan from 12:30 to 6 pm at the old Woodland Park School in an attempt to make up for higher demand that comes with higher incidents during summer months.

Bison Pipline Explodes 20 Miles West of Gillette

GILLETTE (AP) - A newly built gas pipeline exploded in a remote area in northeastern Wyoming with enough force to be heard 10 miles away. Nobody was hurt in the blast 20 miles west of Gillette. The explosion happened around 7:30 pm Wednesday and left a 50-foot-long trench in the ground.

Enzi Commends the House on Work on Cut, Cap, and Balance Act

Tuesday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Cut, Cap, and Balance Act, that along with a balanced budget amendment requirement, cuts government spending by $111 billion in fiscal 2012 and cap spending at 22.5% of GDP next year.

Auction of Sheepwagons to Benefit Buffalo Food Pantry

Buffalo's Bread of Life Food Pantry is always in need of donations, but in these hard times they are looking for a few more resources to make sure no one goes hungry.

SCSD1 Approves FY12 Budget

Sheridan County School District No. 1 approved their yearly budget during Wednesday night's board meeting, with FY12 expenditures and revenues both at $14.5 million, which are approximately $300,000 increases from last year.

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