Wyoming

Obama Plans to Cut Acreage for Oil Shale Development

Obama Plans to Cut Acreage for Oil Shale Development (Photo courtesy of fossilenergy.gov)

In a media release, U.S. Senator John Barrasso spoke out against the Obama Administration’s decision to move forward with a plan to make massive cuts in the acreage available for oil shale development in Wyoming, Colorado and Utah.

Conservation Trumps Religion in Court

A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service acted properly in prohibiting the Northern Arapaho Tribe from killing bald eagles for religious purposes on its central Wyoming reservation.

Park With Plows In Mind

With winter's official entry this weekend, city officials in Sheridan County are reminding citizens to drive with snow compensation in mind. Mayor of Dayton, Bob Wood, said citizens should also park so plows can get through.

Friends of the Library Auction Saturday

The Friends of the Library are hosting their annual silent and live auction fundraiser Saturday night at Sheridan Fulmer Public Library. Executive director, Cameron Duff, said everyone is welcome to purchase tickets at the door.

Senators: Thin Forests Prevent Wildfires

Senators from Colorado, Wyoming and South Dakota are encouraging federal officials to use the timber industry to help thin forests prone to wildfires, like ones that raged across their states this summer.

Wyoming Supreme Court to Reconsider Two Life in Prison Sentences

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Lawyers for two Wyoming teenagers serving life sentences in the home invasion slaying of a Sheridan man will get a chance to tell the state Supreme Court next month that the two deserve lesser punishment.

Wyoming Reports Healthy Voter Turnout

More than 240,000 Wyoming residents cast a ballot for Tuesday's general election, according to a media release from the State of Wyoming Elections Director.

Unofficial State Results Posted

Wyoming Secretary of State, Max Maxfield, announced today the unofficial results of Tuesday's election have now been posted.

Sheridan Commissioners Disband LDCC

Sheridan County's Commissioners voted this morning to allow Johnson County to purchase Sheridan County's interests in Lake DeSmet water rights and management, thereby dissolving the Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition.

Mead Emphasizes Fiscal Responsibility

Wyoming governor, Matt Mead, said in a media release today he's disappointed in the results of the presidential election. Mead implied it will be up to state governors to keep their assets in order, and he plans to do that by including drastic cuts to the state's supplemental budget proposal.

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