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Sequestration may have “significant effects”

Rep. Mark Semlek discusses Wyoming’s troubled finances   By Sarah Pridgeon The total dollar amount that will be siphoned from Wyoming’s mineral revenues through sequestration may be anything from $50 to $100 million, said Representative Mark Semlek at this month’s…

10,000 steps to the Health Fair

By Sarah Pridgeon How many steps do you walk in a single day? While that may be a difficult question to answer from the top of your head, Crook County Health Fair will be encouraging all of us to step…

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Commissioners hear Fair Board dispute Bakken pipeline now in service City Council sets aside ambulance grant Republican party trows weight behind “Hill Bill” referendum Commissioners approve open burning restrictions   FOR THESE AND OTHER STORIES, PICK UP A COPY OF…

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Citizens call for referendum over “Hill Bill” Landowners to receive notices of property assessment Off the Grid seeks to fill sporting goods niche Turkey numbers still down   FOR THESE AND MORE NEWS, PICK UP A PRINT COPY OF THIS…

Celebrate, remember, fight back against cancer

By Sarah Pridgeon   Crook County’s annual Relay For Life fundraiser will take place in September this year, making the most of the summer sunshine with grass skirts and leis in a luau-themed celebration. In the meantime, you can contribute…

Byrne wins Citizen of the Year 2012

By Sarah Pridgeon   Barbara Byrne is to be honored at this Saturday’s Citizen of the Year banquet. Originally nominated for her work with Boy Scouts and the Red Hat Society, the Chamber of Commerce selected her as this year’s…