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November 14th, 2010

International Education Week

“From Salsa to Swahili: Explorations through Cuba and Kenya” and “Learning Psychology in the Oceans” are just a couple of the presentations that will be held at Sheridan College for “International Education Week.” Claudia Colnar, International Student Recruiter and Coordinator for

Wyoming murder suspect to drop mental illness defense

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The lawyer for a Sheridan man charged with first-degree murder says his client no longer plans to base his defense on a claim of mental illness.

8 Wyoming Guard soldiers deploying to naval base

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Eight Wyoming Army National Guard soldiers are being deployed to Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. The soldiers from the 197th Public Affairs Detachment are scheduled to leave this weekend. A ceremony is to be held Saturday afternoon at the Casper armory.

November 13th

“Creating a Culture of Wellness”

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The follow-up to a discussion in April hosted by the Wellness Council and other groups will be held this Monday evening at the Sheridan Fulmer Public Library.

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Appoints Sheridan Adviser

Jason Vela, the Chief of Police at Sheridan College, was recently appointed to an advisory position for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The Commission is a “bipartisan fact-finding agency of the federal government,” and each state has an advisory committee.

Dayton Couple Witnesses National Tree Cutting

The sun starts to rise, silhouetting the Capitol Christmas tree and the flag-decorated crane in the Bridger Teton National Forest. (photo courtesy Margy Baribeau)

We're just two days away from the 2010 Capitol Christmas Tree, which will hail from Wyoming for the first time ever, arriving in Sheridan and Buffalo on its journey to Washington D.C. A Dayton couple had the rare opportunity to be present when the tree was cut down. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has their story.

November 12th

Barrasso Presented With Farm Bureau Award

Wyoming Farm Bureau President Perry Livingston, (left) presenting U.S. Senator John Barrasso with the "Friend of Farm Bureau" award in Cody.
Wyoming Farm Bureau President Perry Livingston, (left) presenting U.S. Senator John Barrasso with the "Friend of Farm Bureau" award in Cody.

U.S. Senator John Barrasso received the “Friend of Farm Bureau” award at the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation 2010 annual meeting in Cody earlier this week. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi and U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis also received the “Friend of Farm Bureau” award.

DFS Director Comments on Girls School Director Resignation

The recent announcement that Clark Fairbanks has resigned as Director of the Wyoming Girls School in Sheridan to accept a similar position in Gillette has brought nothing but praise from his colleagues. Wyoming DFS Director Tony Lewis.

November 11th

Warm Fall Temps Nearing Record Levels

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It has been a pretty unusual fall weather-wise. Though things finally seem to be cooling, we seem to have had a much warmer fall than usual. Tom Frieders, Warning Coordination Specialist with the National Weather Service in Billings:

SCJC Hosts Business After Hours

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Sheridan College in Johnson County hosted a Business After Hours Thursday night to showcase what the college is offering the community and also to highlight one of the college's new educational tools.