Archive - Oct 2011 - News

October 10th

Parents, Childcare Providers See Value in State Program

The Department of Workforce Services’ effort to improve quality child care in Wyoming seems to be having an impact based on a recent study of its statewide awareness campaign.

Fall Tourism Summit in Sheridan

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Wyoming Hospitality and Tourism leaders have gathered in Sheridan for the Fall Hospitality and Tourism Summit. Wyoming Office of Tourism Director Diane Shober will speak at the two-day event later today with an update on how the state fared over this past summer tourism season.

It's Fire Safety Week

Sheridan Fire-Rescue has joined fire departments across the country in recognizing Fire Prevention Week, and SFR will host an open house at the fire station Saturday, October 15.

3rd Annual Lane Goldhammer Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser is Sunday

Three years ago today, 13-year-old Big Horn student and friend, Lane Goldhammer, died in a car accident. This Sunday for the third year, friends and family will gather in his memory to go bowling.

BLM to Remove 6,000 More Wild Horses in West

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Federal land managers have announced plans to remove more than 6,000 more wild horses from the range across the West in the next few months, including about 3,500 mustangs in Nevada.

Wyoming Freedom Memorial Needs Names

CODY (AP) - The Wyoming Veterans Commission is taking names of service members qualified to be engraved into the newly dedicated Freedom Memorial at the Wyoming Veteran's Memorial Park in Cody.

CASA Looking for Volunteers, Meeting Oct. 20

Court Appointed Special Advocates, an organization that uses volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in custody of the state, is looking for volunteers.

“Snapshot” Day is Tuesday at the Library

Libraries across Wyoming will be taking part in the 2nd Annual Snapshot Day tomorrow. All of the libraries throughout Sheridan County will be participating in this unique event.

Poll Question: Clint Haskins' Pending Parole

On September 16th, 2001, eight University of Wyoming cross-country athletes lost their lives in a car accident, when another UW student who was driving drunk swerved into oncoming traffic and hit their vehicle.

BLM Updates Jo Co Commission on Projects

At the request of the Johnson County Commissioners, the Bureau of Land Management will be presenting quarterly updates on projects, plans and other information concerning their field office in Buffalo and their jurisdictional area in northeast Wyoming.