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October 13th, 2014

Chamber Hosts Political Forums

Two forums have been set this week to feature the candidates for city, county, school, state and federal positions. They will be held Tuesday and Wednesday nights, starting at 7, at the Whitney Presentation Hall at Sheridan College in Sheridan.

Monday Marks Last Day for Pre-Voter Registration

Next Monday will be the last day to register to vote ahead of Election Day. The news comes from the office of Secretary of State Max Maxfield.

University of Wyoming Opens Oil and Gas Drilling Simulation Lab

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The ribbon cutting of the WPX Drilling Simulator Teaching Lab. Left to right: Gov. Dave Freudenthal; WPX VP of land Jerry Barnes, University President Dick McGinity, and university trustee Jeff Marsh. (WyoFile/Gregory Nickerson)

WyoFile.com - Over the past two years, the University of Wyoming has installed a supercomputer, a virtual-reality cave with 3-D graphics, and now an oil and gas drilling rig simulator.

Wyoming’s Hidden Gems in the Form of Boutique Hotels and Restaurants

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We joined folks from Laramie, Green River, Lusk, Rawlins, Saratoga, Encampment, Medicine Bow, Chicago and Sun Valley at an event at an even more obscure place in Wyoming recently.

4-H Expo

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The community was invited to the Sheridan County 4-H Expo to experience up front and close what 4-H is all about. Local clubs set up their projects to the Exhibition Hall at the fairgrounds hoping to draw future 4-H'ers into the fold.

“The Hip Bone's Connected...”

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As part of its outreach into the community, Sheridan College hosted this month's Science Saturday with an emphasis on anatomy and physiology.

Professor of Anatomy and Physiology, Tyler Karnes says bones are tough enough to be handled by children.

Columbus Day?

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Today is Columbus Day, a federal holiday celebrating Christopher Columbus' discovery of America. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott went out and asked people if they knew what this holiday is all about.

Hanging with the Big Dogs

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Saturday it was the battle of the pooches at Muddy Paw Prints Pet Supplies. Owner Kayla Corcoran tells us what this competition was about.

October 12th

Wyoming News

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Latest Wyoming news, sports, business and entertainment

USFS Officials Clarify Commercial Photography Directive

Wildflowers on trail 217 in Cloud Peak Wilderness. (Courtesy Photo)

Concerns about first amendment violations have arisen, since the United States Forest Service has opened public comment on a proposed directive on commercial filming in protected wilderness areas like the Cloud Peak Wilderness, located in the Powder River District of the Bighorn National Forest, located near Buffalo.