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January 20th, 2013

BHS Forensics Has Successful Weekend Tournament

The BHS Forensics team had another outstanding weekend as the team traveled to Newcastle to compete in the Dogie Invitational January 11 and 12.

Sheridan Media Week in Review

It's time once again for our Sheridan Media Week in Review, where we take a brief look back at some of the news from this past week. Monday, Sheridan Police were involved in a vehicle pursuit that ended up in the County, and eventually across the Montana State line. Authorities called off the chase due to safety concerns over the officers involved as well as the suspect.

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Party Like You're a Jane Today

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The 2nd annual Jane party will take place this afternoon at the Sheridan Senior Center. If your first, middle or last name is Jane, no matter your age and no matter how you spell it, this part if for you. Senior Center Activities Director Jane Perkins.

January 19th

Wyo. Hay Production in 2012 Worst Since 2002

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Hot, dry weather took a toll on Wyoming's 2012 hay crop.

According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, the state produced 1.9 million tons of hay in 2012, down from 2.4 million tons the previous year and the lowest hay production since 2002.

Reducing the Stigma of Discussing Mental Health

Reducing the Stigma of Discussing Mental Health (Photo courtesy of deviantart.com user saccharinesmile)

With President Obama's announcement last week that he's implementing sweeping gun reform in the shadow of the mass murder/suicide school shootings, the discussion about mental health has taken a back seat. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy continues with part two of our series looking into the causes, risks and possible solutions for suicide - and the mental health issues behind it.

January 19th

Help Kick Addictions in Wyoming

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It’s been a few weeks since Wyomingites started listing their New Year’s resolutions. So how are they sticking? One study shows less than 40 percent stick to their goals, and if an addiction is on the list – the success rate is usually even lower.

Drilling Simulator Will Benefit Students, Industry

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A Drilling Simulator Teaching Laboratory will be opening next fall at the University of Wyoming.

Sage Grouse Meeting January 23 in Gillette

Sage grouse. Image courtesy Wyoming Game & Fish.

The Northeast Wyoming Sage Grouse Working Group will have their next meeting Wednesday, January 23rd beginning at the Powder River Energy office located at 200 S. Garner Lake Road in Gillette.

Johnson County Attorney Releases Sentencing Information

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock's office this week released information on sentencing and other court proceedings from December of 2012.

Senator to Yank Bill on Life Sentences

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming state senator says he intends to pull a bill he had sponsored that would have ended the sentence of life without parole.