Senator Says Need Better Ebola Protocols

U.S. Sen. John Barrasso was in Sheridan to recognize Highland Park School. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Wyoming's U.S. Sen. John Barrasso said people around the state are voicing concern about the Ebola outbreak in Texas, especially now that another nurse who treated a patient who died from Ebola has tested positive for the deadly African virus.

Superintendent Candidates Square-Off at Forum

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Candidates for superintendent of public instruction, Jillian Balow, left, and Mike Ceballos at Wednesday night's candidate forum at Sheridan College. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The two candidates vying for the position of Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction attended Wednesday night's candidate forum at Sheridan College. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Burgess on Fiscal Responsibility

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House District 30 Write-In Candidate Val Burgess at Wednesday night's candidate forum at Sheridan College. (Photo by Ron Richter)

During the Primary Election in August, Republican candidate for State House District 30 Mark Jennings of Sheridan easily defeated incumbent Kathy Coleman to move on to the General Election in November.

College Hosts Inside View from Mars, the Company

Sheridan College Director of Agriculture Keith Klement leads students on a ranch tour outside of Sheridan. (Photo Provided)

Two of the top business executives with the globally known Mars' company will be sharing their expertise during a presentation later this month at Sheridan College in Sheridan.

UW Researchers Head Mixed Grasslands Study

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Research on a mixed-grass prairie near Cheyenne may provide the clues Wyoming ranchers and land managers need to make grassland ecosystems more resistant to future climate change.

Joco Commissioners Approve Kaycee Library Repair

The Johnson County Public Library, Photo by Aaron Palmer.

At last week's Johnson County Commissioners meeting, Director of the Johnson County Public Library Cynthia Twing requested funds to finance minor renovations to the Kaycee branch of the library.

Rainbow Trout Stocked in Kleenburn Pond

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department's Tensleep Fish Hatchery stocked 1,000 catchable size rainbow trout in Kleenburn Pond Monday. Sheridan County owns and operates the Kleenburn Recreation Area that is located just east of the Acme exit of Interstate 90 north of Sheridan.

University of Wyoming Opens Oil and Gas Drilling Simulation Lab

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The ribbon cutting of the WPX Drilling Simulator Teaching Lab. Left to right: Gov. Dave Freudenthal; WPX VP of land Jerry Barnes, University President Dick McGinity, and university trustee Jeff Marsh. (WyoFile/Gregory Nickerson) - Over the past two years, the University of Wyoming has installed a supercomputer, a virtual-reality cave with 3-D graphics, and now an oil and gas drilling rig simulator.

USFS Officials Clarify Commercial Photography Directive

Wildflowers on trail 217 in Cloud Peak Wilderness. (Courtesy Photo)

Concerns about first amendment violations have arisen, since the United States Forest Service has opened public comment on a proposed directive on commercial filming in protected wilderness areas like the Cloud Peak Wilderness, located in the Powder River District of the Bighorn National Forest, located near Buffalo.

Fire Safety and Fun at the Fire Rescue Open House

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Kenidee Wilson enjoyed seeing the inside of a fire truck. Photo by Hannah Stepenoff.

The Sheridan Fire-Rescue station, located in downtown Sheridan, held their annual fall open house to correspond with Fire Prevention Awareness Week that began on Oct. 5.