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July 11th, 2011

Big Horn Mountain Fest Draws Hundreds to Buffalo

The band 'Notorious' plays at the Big Horn Mountain Festival in Buffalo.

The Seventh Annual Big Horn Mountain Festival took place in Buffalo over the weekend, drawing an estimated 1,500 people from all over the country to enjoy the three-day music celebration.

JCHC Board Votes to Stay Tier 2 WISE Provider

JCHC Administrator Sandy Ward

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center voted at last week's meeting to remain a Tier 2 Provider for the WISE Provider Network.

Women's Self-Defense Course this week in Buffalo

Francene Russell of Empower Wyoming.

Empower Wyoming will be presenting a self-defense course for women this week in Buffalo, with the help of some highly-trained and experienced instructors from Los Angeles.

July 10th

Boot Kick-Off Tradition Still Strong

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Aiden Vilhauer rounds his barrel and finished first in the 7-8 year-old division of the Stick Horse Barrel Race.

The front lawn at Sheridan College was full as hundreds attended the traditional Boot Kick-Off which marks the beginning of rodeo week in Sheridan. Linda St. Clair explains the new location.

Story Fish Hatchery Grand Reopening

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Fish feeding at the Story Fish Hatchery.

After three years of construction and remodeling, Saturday was the grand reopening of the Story Fish Hatchery and the public showed up as Game and Fish representatives showed off the facility.

Probation and Parole office in Sheridan pilots new offender-based program for WY Department of Corrections

The Sheridan office of Probation and Parole for the Wyoming DOC is piloting a new way to work with offenders within the community. Sheridan District Supervisor, Tony Garber, says that old approach focused too much on meeting quotas and not on needs.

Animal Abuse, and How It's Connected to Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence

Recent studies and data that has been collected indicate that there is a link between animal abuse, child abuse and intimate partner violence.

July 9th

Rabies Prevention Should Not Be Overlooked

Rabies Virus

Since 2000, rabies has been confirmed in Wyoming bats, cats, cows, dogs, foxes, horses, squirrels and skunks. Veterinarian Dr. Karl Musgrave with the Wyoming Department of Health, reminds people about the importance of animal vaccinations.

Sheridan College Selects Construction Manager for New Academic Center

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Sheridan College Selects Construction Manager for New Academic Center

Sheridan College has announced that they've selected KWN Construction as the Construction Manager at Risk for the new Academic Center. Qualification submittals for the CMAR were received from 10 companies and the Selection Committee interviewed five highly qualified teams.

Barrasso: Missing Senate Budget, High Unemployment Directly Linked

Senator John Barrasso, on Friday, the 800th day since the United States Senate has passed a budget, said that the lapse since the last budget is directly linked with the country's high unemployment rate.