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November 5th, 2012

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.

November 5th

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.

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.

PRBRC Celebrates 40 Years

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Saturday night at the Sheridan Holiday Inn, the Powder River Basin Resource Council held its annual meeting marking 40 years of encouraging responsible development in Wyoming.

Poll Question of the Week

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It was a matter of convenience way back in 1845. Most folks were farmers and they figured Tuesday was the best day to come to town from the farm to vote.

Times have changed and for most of us, the weekend has become our time off, our convenient time, which sparks this week's poll question.

11 Layoffs at Black Hills Corp.

Black Hills Corp. has laid off 11 of its workers at the Wyodak coal mine north of Gillette.

Black Hills external affairs manager Wes Ashton tells the Gillette News-Record the layoffs are in response to changing market conditions.

The layoffs leave the surface coal mine with 69 employees.

Sheridan Media Week in Review

Here's a look at the past week's top news stories from Sheridan Media:

November 3rd

Another Sheridan Resident Duped by Phone Scammers, Twice

Another Sheridan Resident Duped by Phone Scammers, Twice

Earlier this week, a Sheridan man fell victim to not one but two phone scams involving nearly $5,000. Deputy Katie Kennedy with the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office explains.