Archive - Jan 2011 - News

January 10th

Knitting Scarves For Monkeys (with Colds)

You may have seen some recent Robitussin commercials featuring a furry orange orangutan or a fluffy chimpanzee. What you may not have realized is these ads have a local connection. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the story:

January 10th

D-3 Deficiencies Popping Up Locally

Clinical labs all over the country are seeing a dramatic increase in Vitamin D testing. Not only are many people turning out to be D-deficient, but recent research is showing there may be many other health benefits from upping your Vitamin D levels.

Improvements are Being Made at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds

Improvements continue at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.

Several projects at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds have recently been completed. Those entering the fairgrounds from 5th Street will notice quite a change when navigating the road through the fairgrounds.

Register Now for Spring Classes at SCJC

College students are heading back to school after extended holiday breaks. Aaron Palmer has this news from SCJC.

Women's AG Summit

The Johnson County Chapter of the Wyoming Cattlewomen Association is sponsoring an Ag Summit at the end of January.

The Johnson County Cattlewomen will host the Women's Agriculture Summit at the Hampton Inn in Buffalo Saturday, January 29th. Aaron Palmer has the story.

Audio Shows Plane Struggled Before Fatal Wyoming Crash

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A voice recording shows a single-engine airplane was struggling to get over Wyoming's highest mountain range in bad weather before it crashed and killed the pilot and three of his young sons. The Oct.

Exploding Pipe at Western Wyoming Rig Kills Worker

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PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) - An exploding pipe has killed a worker at a drilling rig outside Pinedale. The Sublette County Sheriff's Office says the accident Wednesday afternoon killed 42-year-old Kyle Rooke, of Driggs, Idaho. Sheriff's officials say Rooke was severely burned.

Billings Death Investigation Nearing Completion

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The investigation into the death of a Billings man who was repeatedly shocked with a stun gun while being arrested is nearing completion. Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito said Friday that toxicology tests related to the Oct.

Rawlins Man Pleads Not Guilty in Street Stabbing

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RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) - A 31-year-old Rawlins man accused of stabbing another man in a street fight over has pleaded not guilty of attempted murder and assault and battery. Authorities say Babby Schaper stabbed a 23-year-old man on the street on Sept.

January 7th

New Fairgrounds Director Settling In

Sheridan County Fairgrounds Facilities Director Melissa Albrecht

It's been just short of a month since Melissa Albrecht was named the new Facilities Director at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. Albrecht comments on how things have been coming along since taking over the position.