Archive - Sep 2011

September 26th

Groups Support Sheridan Teen's Murder Appeal

Groups Support Sheridan Teen's Murder Appeal

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Two civil rights groups want to help a Sheridan teenager appeal the life sentence he received in a home invasion murder.

Conservation Camp Inmate Still on the Lam

Escapee Derrick Brock remains at large. (Phot Courtesy of the Wyoming Department of Corrections)

The Wyoming Department of Corrections issued a media release confirming that Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp escapee Derrick Brock remains at large.

Sheridan County Death Being Investigated in Possible Connection with Listera Outbreak

The death of a Sheridan County woman is being investigated as a case of Listerosis, but Wyoming Department of Health officials say they haven't determined yet if her death is related to the recent Listeria outbreak linked to Colorado-grown cantaloupe.

Poll Question: Time to Start Tebow?

Tim Tebow (image from wikimedia commons by Jeff Beall)

Largely a result of a somewhat relentless fan base, and gaining ground with the Denver Broncos continued mediocrity on the football field, the “start Tim Tebow” talk just won't end.

Warm Temps Allow Reservoir Fire to Grow

Burning in the Cloud Peak Wilderness, the Reservoir Fire grew by 250 acres during the weekend, according to a media release from the Big Horn National Forest, as warmer weather allowed the blaze to gain ground in the northwest corner of the fire area.

Public Pulse - Monday 09/26/11

Dale Bell, Greenhouse Living / Mark Reid, South Park Riparian Workshop

Warm Weather Causes Some Growth in Wyo. Wildfires

Three wildfires that are still burning in Wyoming have grown in the recent warm weather.

UW Business Building Gets Honor for Energy, Enviromental Design

The new business building at the University of Wyoming has received gold certification from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, becoming just the fourth business school nationally to achieve gold status.

Changes to Medicare Part D

Open enrollment for Medicare Part D, or prescription insurance with Medicare, will start earlier this year.

Sheridan County Hosting Riparian Areas Educational Workshop, Free Barbecue

Sheridan County will sponsor an outdoor workshop and barbecue Tuesday, September 27th in the South Park area to educate the public on the value of riparian areas.