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August 1st, 2010

Superintendent McBride Addresses PAWS

Changes are in store for the PAWS test.
Changes are in store for the PAWS test.

Last Friday we heard from Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Jim McBride on the recalibration of the State funding model, and that for the most part, things will remain unchanged. Today, McBride talks about the PAWS testing that has been so heavily scrutinized since its inception.

Sheridan City Council Preview

The Sheridan City Council will hold their first regularly scheduled meeting of August this evening. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinksey explains the wide range of topics that the Council will address.

The Exhibit Hall is now open

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The Exhibit Hall is now open

The Exhibit Hall at the 2010 Sheridan County Fair opened officially at 10:00 am Thursday.

Mont. resort's water blamed for sickening dozens

Montana health officials say contaminated well water from a resort near Yellowstone National Park has sickened 80 people.
The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services says at least 70 more cases are probably linked to the water from Campfire Lodge Resort located outside West Yellowstone, Mont., near Hebgen Lake.

Former Wyo. National Guard recruiter pleads guilty

A former Casper-based Wyoming National Guard
recruiter has pleaded guilty to sexual exploitation of a teenage girl.
At a court hearing Friday, 39-year-old Martin Craig Frank
admitted possessing pornographic videos and photographs of the
teen. A second count of sexual exploitation was dropped.

THE WYOMING AMERICAN LEGION CHAMPIONSHIP GOES TO POST 6, TROOPERS FINISH 5th.

CHEYENNE POST 6 WINS THE WYOMING STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

WYOMING AMERICAN LEGION STATE BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers baseball season ended Friday at the state tournament with a loss to Powell they finished the tournament in 5th place.

After losing in the opening round against Laramie the Troops beat Rock Springs Thursday and were eliminated by Powell Friday morning. They end the season with 30 victories.

Cheyenne Post 6 made it a clean sweep winning four straight games and winning the Wyoming state championship in nine of the last ten years. Cheyenne beat Gillette in a great game Friday night 4-3 in the winner's bracket semi final.

July 31st

Not Knowing Your Plants Can Be Dangerous

Whoever came up with the saying “ignorance is bliss” was certainly not talking about yard plants. Joan Mcvoy, Poison Information Specialist for the Wyoming Poison Center says this time of the year, they tend to get a lot of calls from people getting sick from their yard plants.

Troopers Get Bumped From Tournament; Rockies Roll Over the Cubs

TROOPERS- The Sheridan Troopers season came to an end Friday morning as they were eliminated from the American Legion State Baseball Tournement being held at Thorne-Rider Stadium in Sheridan. Powell jumped out to a commanding 12-0 lead and never trailed in the game and won by a final of 15-7. Powell went on to beat Laramie Friday afternoon to earn a regional bid, while the two top teams squared off in the nightcap, with Cheyenne edging Gillette 4-3. The two teams will butt heads again this evening at 7 o'clock.

July 30th

When Cleaning Your House Becomes Deadly

Many of us don't realize these sounds could be deadly

According to regional poison control centers, many people become sick each year because they don't realize how hazardous certain cleaning products can be, especially when they are mixed.

Are You Cool Enough To Be A “Friend” of The BLM on Facebook?

BLM and Facebook are now "Friends"

The Wyoming BLM is gaining more “friends”. Sort of. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has more.