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January 3rd

Crash Into Chugwater Gas Station Investigated

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Crash Into Chugwater Gas Station Investigated

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Chugwater's only gas station is gone for now after a man drove his car into the business, causing an explosion and fire.

Work on Pot Regulation Continues in Colorado

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Work on Pot Regulation Continues in Colorado (Photo courtesy of flickr.com user skhakirov)

DENVER (AP) - Colorado is considering allowing only state residents to use marijuana recreationally after voters approved a measure to legalize use of the drug for non-medical purposes.

Nigerian Sentenced for Sexual Abuse on Wind River Res.

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Nigerian Sentenced for Sexual Abuse on Wind River Res.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Nigerian citizen has been sentenced in U.S. District Court in Wyoming to prison for sexual abuse of a minor.

UW Researches 13,000-Year History of the Bighorn Basin

UW Researches 13,000-Year History of the Bighorn Basin

Three professors with the University of Wyoming recently released a paper exploring the history of our nearby Bighorn Basin. According to their research, human populations in the basin have experienced significant increases during the past 13,000 years.

Postmaster General: 'Postal Reform an Urgent Priority'

Postmaster General: 'Postal Reform an Urgent Priority'

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe released a statement Thursday criticizing Congress for what he calls their "inaction" in passing postal reform legislation. Donahoe says more aggressive cost cutting and adding more revenue generating measures will be considered as a result.

Touring the New Cardiac Catheterization Lab

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The new cath lab at Sheridan Memorial Hosptal will be complete soon. (Photo by Ron Richter)
The new cath lab at Sheridan Memorial Hosptal will be complete soon. (Photo by Ron Richter)
The new cath lab at Sheridan Memorial Hosptal will be complete soon. (Photo by Ron Richter)
The new cath lab at Sheridan Memorial Hosptal will be complete soon. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The new cardiac catheterization lab at Sheridan Memorial Hospital is almost complete as the hospital is hoping to have the area open in several weeks.

Veterans, Active Duty Invited to Meet Legislators

Veterans, Active Duty Invited to Meet Legislators (Stock photo)

Veterans and military personnel are invited to an upcoming meet and greet with the Wyoming State Legislature. Deidre Forster, State Public Affairs Officer with the Wyoming Military Department, explains.

Busy Month at Sagebrush Community Art Center

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January is a busy month at the Sagebrush Community Art Center in Sheridan, as they'll be offering a number of different classes for people of all ages. Edre Maier with Sagebrush talks about a few of upcoming classes they've got planned.

Text Scam is Making its Way Around the Area

Several banks and credit unions in Sheridan have alerted Sheridan Media of a scam that is circulating via text message to bank and credit union members. Vice President of Sheridan Community Federal Credit Union Megan Powers explains.

January 2nd

Hospital Trustees Hold Special Meeting

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The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees held a special meeting Wednesday to consider and approve medical staff privileges for three individuals. Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty.