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April 12th, 2010

Shall We Dance Spring Showcase Is This Weekend

The Shall We Dance annual Spring Showcase is back this weekend. (Courtesy Photo)
The Shall We Dance annual Spring Showcase is back this weekend. (Courtesy Photo)

It may have taken a temporary hiatus for a few years, but the Shall We Dance annual Spring Showcase is back for two performances this weekend. Suzanna Quintana with Shall We Dance explains why this showcase will be so unique.

Governor Appoints Historic Preservation Officer

Homes like this are helped by funds through the State Historic Preservation Office.
Homes like this are helped by funds through the State Historic Preservation Office.

Governor Dave Freudenthal has appointed Mary Hopkins as Wyoming's State Historic Preservation Officer. Hopkins brings more than 32 years of historical preservation experience to the position and has been the Interim SHPO for the past three years. Hopkins comments on the Governor's appointment.

Destination Imagination State Competition

Funky Monkeys, Fuzzy Pandas, Raging Rams, Mooing Elephants and another 53 teams converged on Casper College this past weekend for the State competition of Destination Imagination.

Pinewood Derby Rolls into Hammer's

Watching The Finish Line

This year's Pinewood Derby, which was held at Hammer's Chevrolet in Sheridan on Saturday, raised over $2,000 to benefit the local Boy Scout and Cub Scout programs. Before the Scouts had their round of races, local businesses competed with home-made mini-derby cars.

The Peculiarities Of The Pronghorn

They can be faster than a cheetah, prefer to crawl rather than jump, and have eyes--which are almost as big as an elephant’s—that can see movement 3 miles away. These amazing creatures also embark on the longest land migration in the lower 48--venturing right through Wyoming.

Music and Miniature Art For Earth Day

Earth day celebrations are kicking off today with the opening of the 4th annual Miniature Art Auction. Though this is the first year they are also including music in addition to miniature art with the items up for bid. Sara Domek with the Wyoming Wilderness Association, tells us about this year's art

April 11th

2010 Career Expo This Week

Sheridan County Chamber Executive Director Janelle Anderson.

The 3rd Annual Career Expo will be held Thursday, April 15th at the Sheridan College Golden Dome. Sponsored by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director Janelle Anderson explains the purpose for the event.

Sheridan Media Website Wins Award

Sheridan Media wins regional award.
Sheridan Media wins regional award.

Sheridan Media recently received a very prestigious award from the Radio Television Digital News Association. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

College District Works On Budget

College District Works On Budget
College District Works On Budget

The Northern Wyoming Community College District will hold their monthly meeting this Thursday, and on the agenda will be the preliminary budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Last year amidst a 10% cut to the District's budget, a four day work week was implemented through the summer months, which saved the District over $30,000.

Winter visits nearly flat at Yellowstone

Low snowfall and the recession are being blamed for modest gains this winter in visits to Yellowstone National Park.
From December to March, the park saw 93,838 visitors, an 8
percent increase from last year. Those numbers are still down from the 2007-08 season when the park saw 99,975 visitors.
Yellowstone spokesman Al Nash says snowmobile and snow coach