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October 23rd

Pet-o-Ween 2011

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Adrian, the English bulldog, masquarading as a bumblebee.

The band shell at Kendrick Park had quite a collection Saturday. There were dogs, guinea pigs, a pony and even a goat all decked out in their Halloween finery.

Raising Readers in Wyoming

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7-year-old Mallik Young enjoys some time with Winnie the Pooh.

Hundreds of parents and kids filled Sheridan Junior High Saturday, all part of the Raising Readers in Wyoming program. It was the 5th Annual Book Fest and Feast, to encourage parents to read to their kids.

Emergency Dispatch Center Phones in Johnson County Repaired

The Emergency Dispatch Center at the Johnson County Criminal Justice Center had been having problems with their phone lines since Saturday afternoon, but they are currently back up and functional.

UW Study: Sagebrush Songbirds Decrease with More Drilling

(WY News Service) -- Songbirds populations are thinned out by increases in oil and gas drilling, that's according to a recent study at the University of Wyoming.

Coos Bay, Oregon Port Talking to Coal Shipper

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay is talking to a company interested in shipping coal through port facilities.

Moxey-Schreiber Vet. Hospital: Tips to Keep Hunting, Working Dogs Safe

Moxy-Schreiber Veterinary Hospital recommends a few things for hunters and ranchers concerning dogs and the changing fall weather.

For the days when the weather is still warm, veterinarian Dr. Sara Schreiber says that there are some things to keep in mind.

October 22nd

Buffalo's Fourth Annual Pumpkin Festival Draws Hundreds

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Hundreds packed themselves into Crazy Woman Square in Buffalo Friday afternoon to celebrate Halloween a bit early by decorating their pumpkins, enjoying refreshments and participating in games.

'Civility Matters' Discussion Monday at SC

According to a media release from Sheridan College, the college will host a 'Civility Matters' community discussion on “issues that divide Wyomingites” Monday at 7 pm in the CTEL. Topics will include biblical archaeology and democracy and religion in the Middle East.

Enzi Says Dem Jobs Plan Lacked Accounting Reality

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi

CHEYENNE (AP) - Sen. Mike Enzi says the $447 billion jobs bill he voted against is an example of a severe lack of accounting reality.

Quaid's Ranch For Sale in Southern Montana

Dennis Quaid pictured in 1991 before a VIP U.S. Navy flight. (US military courtesy photo)

LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) - Actor Dennis Quaid is trying to sell his 420-acre southern Montana ranch near Yellowstone National Park for $14 million.