Archive - Apr 2010

April 26th

Ayers Decision Still Pending

Hearing held Monday on Ayers lawsuit.
Hearing held Monday on Ayers lawsuit.

Federal Judge William Downes heard opening statements Monday in Casper in the lawsuit filed by UW student Meg Lanker and Bill Ayers to allow Ayers the right to speak on campus this Wednesday.

Application Deadline For Youth Hunter Education Challenge Is Fast Approaching

Youth Hunter Education Challenge is Saturday May 8th in Upton Wyoming. (Courtesy Photo)
Youth Hunter Education Challenge is Saturday May 8th in Upton Wyoming. (Courtesy Photo)

The National Rifle Association in conjunction with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the Upton Gun Club are once again sponsoring this year's Youth Hunter Education Challenge Saturday May 8th in Upton. Wyoming Game and Fish Information Officer Jeff Obrecht explains what the 3rd annual event will consist of.

Wyoming Snowpack At 68% Of Average

Wyoming snowpack at 68% of average.
Wyoming snowpack at 68% of average.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - The Natural Resources Conservation Service reports that Wyoming's statewide snowpack is at 68 percent of average, down from 82 percent two weeks ago. The service reported Monday that the Belle Fourche River drainage in northeast Wyoming was particularly low at only 3 percent of the 30-year average. That means snowpack there has basically melted out.

Dan Hansen Track Meet

Kody Williams

Kody Williams - Boys Long Jump Varsity - 1st Place - 23-02.00 the landing on his record breaking jump

Public Pulse - Monday 04/26/10

Advocacy & Resource Center-Crime Victims Week / Raising Readers

Blossoms over the Bighorns

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Nanking Cherry bushes are blooming in the Big Horn area.

Three Bands Here Thursday

Kutless, Chasen and The Museum will be in concert to benefit Dale and Kristi Hall's adoption of these adorable Ethopian sisters.

National Christian recording artists "Kutless," whose song "That's What Faith Can Do" currently sits at the top of the Christian rock charts, will be in Sheridan Thursday for a benefit concert at the Sheridan Wesleyan Church. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has more.

Poll Question: Raising Dropout Age

Would raising the legal dropout age help Wyoming's dropout rates?

Around the country, every state has its own law regarding the legal age that a student may choose to drop out of school. Fifteen states and the District of Columbia have a legal age of 18; eight states have a legal age of 17. Wyoming is one of 27 states where the legal age to drop out is 16.

Kayakers, Crocodiles, and Crazy Climbers at The Wyo Tonight

Art Auction for the Earth

Tonight, a 12-year-old Mongolian horse racer, the first free-solo climber of the Regular Northwest Face on Yosemite's half Dome and crocodile-dodging kayakers will all be in Sheridan--sort of. Edith Heyward explains what "Banff" is all about

Flow Testing Fire Hydrants

An example of a hydrant undergoing a flow test.

The City of Sheridan Utility Maintenance department will be flow testing fire hydrants throughout the city starting today. The purpose of the testing is to evaluate the fire flows of the hydrants in the City. Customers may notice a reduction in pressure and there may be a slight discoloration of the water.