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City Council Approves Fire and Building Code Adoptions

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Members of the Sheridan City Council donned fake mustaches in recognition of November as "Movember" - men's health awareness month (photo by Chris Foy).

The Sheridan City Council approved two ordinances that involve adoptions to both the city's fire and building codes Monday night.

Nearly 2/3 of Wyo. Statehouse Candidates Unopposed

Nearly 2/3 of Wyo. Statehouse Candidates Unopposed

Nearly two-thirds of the candidates for the Wyoming Legislature are unopposed in Tuesday's election.

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported Monday 48 candidates for 75 seats in the House and Senate have no opponents. That's 64 percent of the total.

Number of Registered Voters Up From Last Year

Have your voice counted on Election Day. If you haven't yet registered, look up and visit your polling place between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. tomorrow.

On the eve of Election Day, it looks like the numbers of registered voters in the state are up by almost nine percent, compared to last year.

Ranchester Kids Learn Life Skills

Jon Oliver, executive director of Lesson One Company, demonstrates self-control by blowing bubbles around Sara Struckman and her first grade class. The students treat the bubbles the way bullies should be treated--they are ignored. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Jon Oliver, executive director of Lesson One Company, demonstrates self-control by blowing bubbles around Sara Struckman and her first grade class. The students treat the bubbles the way bullies should be treated--they are ignored. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Jon Oliver, executive director of Lesson One Company, uses an expanding ball to help students of Sara Struckman's first grade class practice self-control. The students do their best to mimmick the movements of the ball. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

The students at Tongue River Elementary School have undergone a drastic attitude makeover, thanks to a grant from the Wyoming Department of Education.

Wyoming Ballots Missing Women Candidates

The Wyoming Women's Foundation has released new statistics regarding women's ambitions to run for public office, and data is starting to show female candidates are in short supply.

Child Abuse Workshop Addresses Family Dynamics of Molestation

Karen Fettig, founder of Window of Hope Ministry, addressed a small contingent of Sheridan's social workers, law enforcement, and parents about keeping kids safe from molesation Sunday at the Sheridan College C-TEL auditorium. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

Concerned moms and dads talk to their kids every so often about safety subjects like fire or stranger danger, but there's an important talk missing from the arsenal of standard parental lectures.

Buffalo Author Releases New Book 'Crosswind'

Buffalo author Steve Rzasa has released his latest book, “Crosswind,” and although this book is still considered part of the science fiction/fantasy genre, it is a slight change of venue for the author who has written a number of books with a completely different backdrop.

CPR/First-Aid Classes Offered at SCJC This Weekend

Sheridan College in Johnson County will be offering a CPR and a First-Aid Certification Class this Saturday at the Buffalo campus on South Main Street.

Class On Natural Fibers At Buffalo's Mountain Meadow Wool

Robyn Kuhl, Jody Hezoucky and Carrie Hull with Certified Sorted Systems.

A group of partners presented a class in Buffalo over the last few days to teach those interested more about natural fibers in general, how to sort them and how to become certified in the process.