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September 27th, 2012

Pumpkin Patch Open for Romping

Next week marks the beginning of October, and with it comes the implication of long-awaited seasonal change. The first necessary décor for the upcoming fall celebrations is a home-grown pumpkin.

Veterinary Practice Brings Acupuncture to Pets

Dr. Candice Carden, pictured here with her daugher, Kamryn, and her horse, Tuscon, have established a new veterinary practice in Sheridan over the past several months. Carden offers the community unique credentials as an animal acupuncturist. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

Last month, Sheridan Media News reported on a new veterinary practice that has set down roots in the Sheridan Area. Dr. Candice Carden of Powder River Veterinary Hospital and Supply brings a new skill set and service capability to community, which includes some therapeutic options that are sometimes overlooked.

Substance Abuse Prevention Group Discusses Recent Events

Bill Hawley

Wednesday, the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition had their monthly meeting and the discussion centered around the recent death of a man at a local bar and the ways that, as a community, these types of tragedies can be prevented in the future.

SHS VOLLEYBALL IN GILLETTE TONIGHT / BIG FOOTBALL DAY FRIDAY

LADY BRONC VOLLEYBALL - The Lady Bronc volleyball team plays a conference match in Gillette tonight then head to Billings for the annual Border War games with the Billings schools Saturday.

With the addition of several new faces the defending state champs have gone through some growing pains and Head coach Wendy Ruby says the progress continues.

Johnson County's New Judicial Center Open House Today

Artist's drawing of the new Johnson County judicial center.

The new Johnson County Judicial Center will officially open today with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony from 3 to 7pm.

Johnson County Commission Chair Smokey Wildeman tells us more about the festivities and why the new facility was needed.

September 26th

Timber!

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An 85 foot cottonwood tree that has stood on Wyoming Avenue in Sheridan for almost a century came down Wednesday due to the Wyoming-Park reconstruction project. The full news story can be viewed here.

Photos by Ron Richter

Bringing Down the Tree

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Kay Schmitz stands by a 85 foot cottonwood tree that came down shortly after this picture was taken. (Photo by Ron Richter)

One aspect of the Wyoming-Park reconstruction project in Sheridan is the removal of trees, some of which have been around for many moons. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

UW Researcher Helps With Groundbreaking Discovery

(Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

A University of Wyoming scientist was recently part of a research team that discovered the first documented case of a mammal regenerating tissue after shedding its skin.

Flesh Eating Bacteria Claims One Victim in Wyoming

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - An infectious disease specialist at Campbell County Memorial Hospital says one of the three people treated there for Group A Streptococcal infections has died.

Court Changes Bond For Wilkerson During Hearing Wednesday

A Bond Modification Hearing was held Wednesday for Richard Cameron Wilkerson, 30, who is being held on second-degree murder charges in connection with the death of 45-year old Brian Newman last weekend in Buffalo.