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October 8th, 2010

Governor on Affordable Care; Retirement Savings

Each week, Governor Dave Freudenthal meets with the media to discuss a variety of topics, and two he covered this week dealt with issues affecting Wyoming's older population.

Rep Lummis Discusses the Deficit

“Reducing the deficit” is on the tip of many congressional tongues these days.

UW Seminar in Sheridan: International Trade

Dr. Jean Garrison, Director of the University of Wyoming INternational Studies Program

The C-Tel Auditorium at Sheridan College is the location for an International Studies Scholars Lecture Series event brought to Sheridan from the University of Wyoming. The title of the program is quite a mouthful – Understanding Consequences and Opportunities of Rapid Social Changes Inside China.

Firefighter Physical Ability Testing

Firefighter 2 / EMT 1, Jerry Johnston, ascends the aerial ladder on Truck 1 as he performs one of the required tasks of Sheridan Fire-Rescues annual physical ability test. The ladder is raised 75 feet in the air and is a pass / fail event.

All members of the Sheridan Fire-Rescue Department are participating in the annual physical ability testing this week. Firefighters are required to pass a battery of physical tasks aimed at insuring they are fit for duty.

October 7th

Vincent Scott: Guilty on All Six Counts

Closing arguments in the 1st Degree Sexual Assault trial of Vincent Scott took place Thursday afternoon in 4th Judicial District Court.  The defendant chose not not take the stand and testify, and the defense did not put on a case.

Sheridan Media Intern: Alex Dahlin

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Our afternoon intern, Alex Dahlin

Yesterday we introduced you to our morning intern, Justin Post, who is with us this semester through a program at Sheridan High School. Today, Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has us meet Alex Dahlin, who is interning with our Engineer, Steve Sisson, and our Webmaster, Grant Toth.

Vincent Scott Trial: Day Two Morning Testimony

The 1st Degree Sexual Assault trial of Sheridan resident Vincent Scott continued Thursday with the Prosecution calling a handful of witnesses to the stand. They included the Sheridan Police officers that responded to the victim's home the following morning, and DNA and Forensic experts from the State Crime Lab in Cheyenne.

Estate Planning Seminar Saturday

Wills and Trusts are among the topics at the annual Estate Planning Seminar October 9th at the Watt Ag Center at Sheridan College.

For over a decade, Sheridan and Johnson County estate planning lawyers have been hosting annual estate planning seminars for the public to attend. Sheridan attorney Tim Tarver tells us why they decided to provide this service to the community.

Wyoming Film: Too Many Kids in Adult Courts

Marc Homer of Wyoming Kids Count, producer of "Your Neighbor's Child".

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY – Wyoming is one of just a few states without a separate juvenile justice court system, and it means 85% of kids in trouble with the law end up in adult court – even for small offenses, such as smoking on school grounds. Such cases are documented in a new film called "Your Neighbor's Child," airing tonight on Wyoming PBS.

Deadline for Tree Ornaments Extended

While this example may not be handmade, it gives you a good idea of the creativity that can go into your Wyoming-themed ornament.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming has more time to produce 5,000 ornaments for this year's U.S. Capitol Christmas tree, which will come from the Bridger-Teton National Forest in the northwest part of the state.