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March 10th, 2012

It's National Social Worker Month

This year's theme for national social worker month, held during the month of March since 1984, is “Social Work Matters”.

Women's Self-Defense Training In Sheridan Tuesday

Francene Russell and friend during an Empower Wyoming demonstration last year.

Empower Wyoming will be presenting a women's self-defense workshop this Tuesday in Sheridan.

More Light for Wyoming Sunshine Laws

Dan Neal with the Equality State Policy Center

Government watchdogs and the general public in Wyoming have new tools to keep track of what agencies and boards are doing. The budget session that ended Thursday advanced two bills that address concerns rising out of the digital age.

Hoses Galore

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No it is not an expensive refueling station but it is the free Vacutech vacuum system at Let'Er Buck Car Wash - where you can use the vacuum for free. The free car washes may have ended but the free self-service vacuum remains. Drop by and check it out - if I counted correctly 15 vehicles can be vacuumed at once, Perhaps that is why the 50 horsepower vacuum from Sheridan's Vacutech is on hand.

Almost Time to Reset the Time

The next time the O. B. McClintock clock at the corner of Brundage and North Main Street indicates 2:00 am it will be time to "spring ahead" to 3:00 am as Daylight Savings Time will have returned. Yes, it all happens at two o'clock Sunday morning when we jump ahead to three o'clock.

Buffalo Author's Book Signing

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Buffalo author Gene Gagliano had a book signing Saturday, hosted by the Pamida in Buffalo. Gagliano's children's books are becoming very popular and will now be available at the Buffalo Pamida as well as a number of other locations in Buffalo. Children and adults stopped by to get a signed copy of one of his 11 books and to hear him read his favorite sections from his work.

Lady Broncs Vs. Cheyenne East

The Sheridan Lady Broncs beat Cheyenne East 48 - 26.

March 9th

True Colors Hosting Regional Salon Competition

(Sheridan Media file photo)

As a part of being named Wyoming School of the year by the Matrix “Spread the Love 2012” tour, True Colors Salon and Training Center will host a regional competition on Monday at the Holiday Inn.

Mead Gets Pavillion Study Extension

In his closing comments to the legislature Thursday in Cheyenne, Governor Matt Mead thanked lawmakers for their work on the budget and shared news of a delay in scientific peer review of a Pavilion groundwater study.

Representative Botten Reflects on Legislative Session

Wyoming State Representative Jon Botten

Now that the 61st session of the Wyoming Legislature is history, we figured we'd hear a little bit about Representative Jon Botten's experience of the budget session. Botten says things went pretty smoothly considering what was talked about prior to the session beginning in