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March 14th, 2010

Jackson Man Sentenced For Entering Wrong Home

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - A Jackson man who says he was intoxicated when he entered the wrong home and wrestled with the owner has been sentenced to one year of unsupervised probation.
Twenty-two-year-old Douglas Currie was originally charged with felony burglary but pleaded guilty to misdemeanor criminal entry for going into the home on Feb. 7.

DEQ Cites 2 For UW Asbestos Incident

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has cited two men who bought five small buildings that were the source of asbestos contamination at the University of Wyoming in Laramie last year. The buildings next to the Bureau of Mines Building were removed to make way for a new building under construction that will house university botany and zoology collections.

Big Horn Home Builders Home Show Continues This Weekend

The 32nd annual Big Horn Home Builders Home Show kicked Friday night at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Here are a few reactions from those attending the first night of the show.

Stars of Tomorrow Shine At The WYO Theater

The 49th annual Kiwanis Stars of Tomorrow event took place at the WYO Theater in Sheridan Friday night. The annual competition is a chance for local youth to show off their talents. Judy Taylor was Master of Ceremonies for the event and she explains that it's all about the kids.

Quality Council Sides With Ranchers In CBM Water Case

CHEYENNE, (AP) - The Wyoming Environmental Quality Council has sided with a Powder River Basin ranching couple who contested a coal-bed methane water permit. The permit was issued under rules withdrawn by the state and criticized by the Environmental Protection Agency.

March 13th

Colorful Character in Circuit Court

Magistrate John Botten has filled in this past week for Judge John Sampson in Sheridan County Circuit Court. Thursday afternoon, 18-year-old Chad Gardner of Buffalo made his initial appearance on an Aggravated Burglary charge.

Fairboard Disucsses Budget Cut From The County

The Sheridan County Fair Association Board of Trustees discussed the possibility of a $100,000 budget cut from Sheridan County for the upcoming fiscal year. Chairman of the Board Bill White.

Three Arraigned in District Court Thursday

23-year-old Destiny Pyke was arraigned in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday morning on one count of burglary. She plead "guilty" for the January 16th burglary of Quizno's, from which she stole about $350.

Coming Down The Pipeline: Sheridan Meeting About Water, Sewer, And Street Repairs

Water, sewer and street repairs were the topic on the table at at an open house discussion held at Holy Name in Sheridan last night. Community members were invited to give their "two cents" about what maintenance projects are the most important for the neighborhoods around south of Brundage St and between Scott Street and Wyoming Avenue.

March 11th

Speaker Of The House Colin Simpson Was In Sheridan Thursday To Talk Budget Session

Its been one week since the Wyoming State Legislature wrapped up the 2010 Budget Session in Cheyenne. Speaker of the Wyoming House of Representatives Colin Simpson stopped by the Sheridan Media studios Thursday to discuss some of the issues from this year's session. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.