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08/28/14 02:45 AM
The Buffalo Senior Center couldn't accomplish much of its work without volunteers. From local church volunteers, Knights of Columbus, and others simply from the general public, the Senior Center is grateful for those who give their time back to their community. An average of fifty people a day receive meals from the Meals on Wheels program. To honor these volunteers, the center is hosting a luncheon September 13th at noon. Sally Frost with the center stopped by Community Speaks yesterday to talk about the luncheon and the other programs the center offers, including the Buffalo Area Transit System...
08/28/14 02:01 AM
One of the most popular exhibits, the Tie Flume diorama at the Sheridan County Museum, when it was first built, had a network of fiber optic lighting that would showcase various areas and assist with information. It was conceived by former Fort Phil Kearny Superintendent Bob Wilson, and depicts the construction a tie flume. Over time, and with heavy usage, the exhibit has lost some of its functionality.
08/28/14 01:29 AM
Rocky Mountain Power asked for and was recently approved an easement for electrical power to go through the Buffalo Golf Course for the Aime Holt Care Center. Since the course is owned by the City, it required approval from the City Council, which as mentioned was granted at their meeting last week. Also during the Council meeting, City Planner gave her second and final report of August.
08/28/14 01:24 AM
Wyoming Senator John Barrasso joined Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander in sending a letter to Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Marilyn Tavenner. The letter asks Tavenner's organization to submit a detailed breakdown of the age of those who enrolled in Obamacare, as well as the plans they enrolled in and who did and did not pay. The letter highlights recent investigations that question the accuracy of figures given by the Obama administration in May.
08/27/14 04:43 PM
Recently, postings on places such as Facebook have asked whether or not Sheridan Memorial Hospital is or will continue to be able to hold patients involuntarily admitted to the hospital who may suffer from mental illness, also known as title 25 or chapter 10, title 25 under Wyoming State statutes. Some of the concerns from some Sheridan citizens regarded the doing away with 72-hour holds.
08/27/14 11:29 AM
Wyoming's State Canvassing board has certified the 2014 primary election results, and has posted them to the Secretary of State's website here. Max Maxfield, Secretary of State said two write-in candidates who received the most votes, and met a 25-vote minimum, will have five days to accept the nominations. Peggy Nighswonger, Elections Director, adds...
State News

Death of a visitor following a fall is the second recorded in a week. Park personnel retrieved the body of a young girl from the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone after she fell to her death Sunday.
 

Yellowstone officials pulled the body of a missing employee from a treacherous part of the Yellowstone River Saturday.
 

The state of Wyoming is moving to intervene in a lawsuit filed by wild horse preservation groups opposing the federal government's plan to remove about 800 horses from areas in the southern part of the state.

Still no sign of a Yellowstone park employee who went missing Monday after illegally floating the Yellowstone River. 22 year old Darian Latty of Georgia and two peers dropped their inner tubes in the Lamar River and floated to the confluence with the Yellowstone.
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