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June 5th, 2010

Miss Wyoming 2010 Crowned

Alicia Grove, Miss Wyoming 2010, with the eight other contestants and pageant entertainers.

Miss Wyoming 2010, Alicia Grove, Miss Sweetwater County from Rock Springs, was crowned at the WYO Theatre in Sheridan Saturday night. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has more.

Wyoming Looks To Adopt Montana Anti-Meth Program

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming is looking to adopt an anti-meth program that has proven successful in Montana.

Cause of Casper Red Lobster Blaze Still Unknown

Cause of fire at Casper Red Lobster is still under investigation.
Cause of fire at Casper Red Lobster is still under investigation.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Casper fire officials say a blaze that destroyed a Red Lobster started in the building's storage area but investigators are still trying to figure out a cause. Three employees were in the building Tuesday morning when the fire happened but no one was injured.

June 4th

“The Dance” is Here to Stay

The Dance is here to stay.
The Dance is here to stay.

The fundraising campaign to purchase the sculpture “The Dance” that adorns the front lawn of the Historic Sheridan Inn began a little over a year ago. Thanks to a generous donation, the funds have been raised and the sculpture will remain in front of the Inn permanently.

Search Continues for Missing Man in Yellowstone

Seach for missing man in Yellostone continues.
Seach for missing man in Yellostone continues.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park officials say they continue to search for a 25-year-old Oklahoma man who may be missing. Park officials say Peter Louis Kastner, of Oklahoma City, has not been heard from for some time. Rangers believe it's possible that Kastner has been in the Yellowstone area for two weeks and may be using a fake name.

Rabies Clinic Begins Next Week

Dog and Cat Shelter Director Cel Hope
Dog and Cat Shelter Director Cel Hope

The Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan will be holding their annual Rabies Clinic Monday June 7th through Saturday June 12th at the Kendrick Park bandshell. With the rise in rabid skunks in our area, Shelter Director Cel Hope says this is a great opportunity to get your
animals vaccinated.

Verdict In for Timothy Paul Schaeffer

Timothy Paul Schaeffer found guilty of Aggravated Assault and Battery.

A verdict has been reached in the Timothy Paul Schaeffer trial, despite a rough start to day two of testimony Thursday. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the story.

June 3rd

After the Crown – Anna Nelson

Miss Wyoming 2009, Anna Nelson, passes the crown to one of nine contestants.

Miss Wyoming 2009, Anna Nelson from Rock Springs, was crowned last summer at the WYO Theatre. She competed in January at the Miss America pageant, and then returned to Wyoming to travel around the state speaking on her platform, preventing underage drinking. A highlight connected with that, she tells us.

10th Annual Hoop Jam is This Weekend

The 10th annual hoop jam is this weekend in Sheridan.
The 10th annual hoop jam is this weekend in Sheridan.

The 10th annual 3-on-3 Hoop Jam basketball tournament gets underway tomorrow in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Business Council Awards BRC Grant for Business Park

Design sketch of a proposed high-tech business park in north Sheridan.
Design sketch of a proposed high-tech business park in north Sheridan.

The Wyoming Business Council approved nearly $11 million in grant applications Thursday in Riverton. The Business Council approved 2.5 million for infrastructure for a high-tech business park in Sheridan and $978,000 for Sheridan County to purchase office space for a high-tech business incubator. Business Council CEO Bob Jensen.