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September 27th, 2012

Veterinary Practice Brings Acupuncture to Pets

Dr. Candice Carden, pictured here with her daugher, Kamryn, and her horse, Tuscon, have established a new veterinary practice in Sheridan over the past several months. Carden offers the community unique credentials as an animal acupuncturist. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

Last month, Sheridan Media News reported on a new veterinary practice that has set down roots in the Sheridan Area. Dr. Candice Carden of Powder River Veterinary Hospital and Supply brings a new skill set and service capability to community, which includes some therapeutic options that are sometimes overlooked.

Substance Abuse Prevention Group Discusses Recent Events

Bill Hawley

Wednesday, the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition had their monthly meeting and the discussion centered around the recent death of a man at a local bar and the ways that, as a community, these types of tragedies can be prevented in the future.

Johnson County's New Judicial Center Open House Today

Artist's drawing of the new Johnson County judicial center.

The new Johnson County Judicial Center will officially open today with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony from 3 to 7pm.

Johnson County Commission Chair Smokey Wildeman tells us more about the festivities and why the new facility was needed.

September 26th

Bringing Down the Tree

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Kay Schmitz stands by a 85 foot cottonwood tree that came down shortly after this picture was taken. (Photo by Ron Richter)

One aspect of the Wyoming-Park reconstruction project in Sheridan is the removal of trees, some of which have been around for many moons. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

UW Researcher Helps With Groundbreaking Discovery

(Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

A University of Wyoming scientist was recently part of a research team that discovered the first documented case of a mammal regenerating tissue after shedding its skin.

Flesh Eating Bacteria Claims One Victim in Wyoming

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - An infectious disease specialist at Campbell County Memorial Hospital says one of the three people treated there for Group A Streptococcal infections has died.

Court Changes Bond For Wilkerson During Hearing Wednesday

A Bond Modification Hearing was held Wednesday for Richard Cameron Wilkerson, 30, who is being held on second-degree murder charges in connection with the death of 45-year old Brian Newman last weekend in Buffalo.

Looking to Fill a Seat

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Sheridan County Republican Chairman Jesus Rios

To fill the vacancy caused by State Representative for District 30 Jon Botten's resignation, the Sheridan County Republican Party has called a meeting of the Precinct Committeemen and Committeewomen that reside in District 30 to select three qualified applicants.

SMH Foundation Elects New Leadership

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation has some new leadership. Ada Kirven, Foundation Director, announces her teammates.

City of Sheridan Hosts Classes on New Building Codes

The City of Sheridan Building Department is offering a series of classes for architects, engineers, building contractors, and design professionals to get up to speed on the city's new building codes.