Archive - Aug 6, 2010 - News

Gubernatorial Candidate Talks Wolves

U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy Thursday reinstated Endangered Species Act protection for wolves in Montana and Idaho, saying the government made a political decision in removing the protection from just two of the three states where Rocky Mountain wolves are located.

Big West Arts Festival

The 5th annual Big West Arts Festival is this weekend at Sheridan College.
The 5th annual Big West Arts Festival is this weekend at Sheridan College.

The 5th annual Big West Arts Festival is set to take place on the front lawn of Sheridan College this weekend, as there will be everything from art and music, to a welding rodeo and artist quick draw. Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young says that the event just keeps getting bigger and bigger every year.

Timothy Schaffer Sentencing Continued

Timothy Paul Schaffer

After being found guilty on June 3rd of Aggravated Assault and Battery, Timothy Paul Schaeffer was initially scheduled to be sentenced Friday morning in 4th Judicial District Court.

A Big Year for West Nile?

In 2003, there were 393 recorded cases of West Nile Virus in Wyoming. In 2004, there were 10 cases. Last year, there were only 12 recorded cases, but two years prior there were 185 cases.

The West Nile ticker is now running again, as the first case of the year was reported in Goshen County this week.

Candidate Hopefuls to Speak at Sheridan College

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a candidates forum this Tuesday and Wednesday at the C-tel Auditorium at Sheridan College. Sheridan Chamber Director Janelle Anderson says the forum's focus is on the contested issues in this Primary Election: