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October 13th, 2009

Sheridan County Sheriff Canceling Wednesday's Fingerprinting / ID Service

Sheridan County Sheriff Dave Hofmeier would like the public to know that his office will not be conducting fingerprinting and Identification production tomorrow, October 14th, as some of his staff will be out. The office will be back to providing that service on Friday, October 16th.

October 12th

Danger Low in First Wyoming Avalanche Report

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - The Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center posted its first advisory of the season for northwest Wyoming last weekend after a trio of storms dumped up to 3 feet of snow on the high peaks in the area.

21st Century Technology Helps Sheridan Students

One of the advantages of building a brand new school is being able to integrate new technologies from the ground up. Sheridan Media News Director Kurt Layher tells us more about hi-tech in education.

Elementary Students Start In Brand New School

Many of us had Columbus Day off and used the long weekend to relax. That was not true of the employees of Woodland Park Elementary School. They worked through the break to make sure everything was moved from the old school to the brand new facility.

With Winter Making Its Presence Felt, Drivers Should Be Cautious

Winter has come early to the Sheridan area, and we’ve seen the coldest start to October on record. Drivers need to take extra caution when on the roads and remember some basic traffic rules that make it safer for everyone.

1st Annual Pink Link Fundraiser To Take Place October 24th

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation is sponsoring the 1st annual Pink Link fundraiser for breast cancer detection and prevention in Sheridan. Hospital Foundation Director Ada Kirven.

Kirven says that there will be a 10K run, a 5K run/walk, and a 1.5 mile walk.

WYO Theater To Celebrate 20 Years With Annual Gala

The WYO Theater is celebrating their 20th anniversary this year, which makes this year's annual Gala fundraiser that much more special. WYO Theater Marketing Manager Erin Butler says that the Gala will reflect the rich tradition of the theater.

Wyoming Judge Rules In Favor Of Public River Access

CHEYENNE, (AP) - A district judge says a popular public fishing access site on the North Platte River will remain open. Casper-based Judge David Park on Monday ruled against area landowners who argued that a recreation easement the state purchased in the 1960s for the Lusby Public Fishing Area didn't entitle the public to reach the river.

EPA Unhappy With DEQ's Water Policy for the Cowboy State

Lander, WY (WYNS) - The Environmental Protection Agency has weighed in on state water policy regulating groundwater pumped up during coalbed methane production, and the EPA says it appears the state is not following Clean Water Act law.

Wyoming State Band to Head Back to Rose Parade

WORLAND, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming High School All State Marching Band will march in the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California, on January 1, 2011. It will be the fourth appearance by the all-state band in the parade.