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October 7th

Sheridan Media Intern: Alex Dahlin

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Our afternoon intern, Alex Dahlin

Yesterday we introduced you to our morning intern, Justin Post, who is with us this semester through a program at Sheridan High School. Today, Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has us meet Alex Dahlin, who is interning with our Engineer, Steve Sisson, and our Webmaster, Grant Toth.

Vincent Scott Trial: Day Two Morning Testimony

The 1st Degree Sexual Assault trial of Sheridan resident Vincent Scott continued Thursday with the Prosecution calling a handful of witnesses to the stand. They included the Sheridan Police officers that responded to the victim's home the following morning, and DNA and Forensic experts from the State Crime Lab in Cheyenne.

Estate Planning Seminar Saturday

Wills and Trusts are among the topics at the annual Estate Planning Seminar October 9th at the Watt Ag Center at Sheridan College.

For over a decade, Sheridan and Johnson County estate planning lawyers have been hosting annual estate planning seminars for the public to attend. Sheridan attorney Tim Tarver tells us why they decided to provide this service to the community.

Wyoming Film: Too Many Kids in Adult Courts

Marc Homer of Wyoming Kids Count, producer of "Your Neighbor's Child".

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY – Wyoming is one of just a few states without a separate juvenile justice court system, and it means 85% of kids in trouble with the law end up in adult court – even for small offenses, such as smoking on school grounds. Such cases are documented in a new film called "Your Neighbor's Child," airing tonight on Wyoming PBS.

Deadline for Tree Ornaments Extended

While this example may not be handmade, it gives you a good idea of the creativity that can go into your Wyoming-themed ornament.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming has more time to produce 5,000 ornaments for this year's U.S. Capitol Christmas tree, which will come from the Bridger-Teton National Forest in the northwest part of the state.

Governor Freudenthal Comments on Wolves

Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal

Governor Dave Freudenthal held his weekly media conference Wednesday, and among the topics he discussed was the wolf issue in Wyoming. A federal issue, the governor described the odds as “pretty remote” of Congress removing the wolf from the Endangered Species Act.

October 6th

Bowman Couple Changes Plea

In 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday afternoon, 38-year-old Jason Bowman and his wife, 53-year-old Jane Bowman went through a Change of Plea Hearing before Judge John Fenn.

Intern Dreams of Music Career

Justin Post

Each year, Sheridan Media sponsors interns through a program at Sheridan High School, and this fall, we have two joining our team. Today, Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson introduces you to Justin Post.

Vincent Scott Trial: Day One

The trial for Sheridan resident Vincent Scott got underway Wednesday in 4th Judicial District Court. Scott is on trial for an incident that occurred on November 7th, 2009 in Sheridan, when he allegedly sexually assaulted and battered his ex-wife in her home, and threatened her and their son's life.

Vincent Scott Trial Moves Forward after Jury Selection and Opening Arguments

Jury selection for the trial of Sheridan resident Vincent Scott took place in 4th Judicial District Court Wednesday morning. Both Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Dianna Bennett and Defense Attorney Shelley Cundiff consistently asked the Jury Pool if they would have any trouble keeping an open mind toward the defendant due to the nature of the crimes for which he is on trial.