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November 22nd, 2012

Thanksgiving at the Sheridan Palace

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(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

The red carpet was rolled out at the Sheridan Palace Restaurant Thanksgiving Day. It was a feast fit for a king as the owners, Jane and Steve Cain fed close to 300 people, all at no charge. It began fourteen years ago.

It's become one big family.

It's Another Successful Turkey Trot

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(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

It was a crisp Thanksgiving morn as hundreds showed up to participate in the annual Turkey Trot held at Kendrick Park and sponsored by Volunteers of America.

Ethan Boone, Director of Communications for VOA says it was all for a great cause.

Wyoming All-State Marching Band Performs in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

Wyoming All-State Marching Band Performs in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

The Wyoming All-State Marching Band will march in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Thursday.

The band consists of 245 high schoolers from 36 schools around Wyoming.

The band will wear white pants, red and blue shirts and white cowboy hats.

Jackson Hole Rodeo Changes Prayer to "Father" Instead of "Jesus"

Jackson Hole Rodeo Changes Prayer to "Father" Instead of "Jesus"

The Jackson Town Council wants the Jackson Hole Rodeo to start with a non-sectarian prayer addressed to "Father" instead of Jesus.

The Jackson Hole News and Guide reported Wednesday the council plans to add a provision to the rodeo operator's town contract spelling out the words of the prayer.

Jackson Hole Ski Areas Start to Open This Weekend

Jackson Hole Ski Areas Start to Open This Weekend

Despite one of the warmest Novembers on record, two Jackson Hole ski areas will open their new season as planned this weekend.

Grand Targhee Resort will have three of its five lifts open on Friday. The Alta ski area says it has received 73 inches of snow since the middle of October.

Turkey Trot Starts This Morning

There's still time this morning to get down to the Kendrick Park Bandshell and participate in the annual Volunteers of America Turkey Trot. Aside from doing preemptive damage control for the inevitable Thanksgiving binge, the event benefits the community's homeless shelter.

November 22nd

Buffalo Chamber Luncheon Features New Shopko Store

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon this month gave employees Audrey Semm and New Team Leader Trudy Lingle an opportunity to update those attending on the new store and its time line leading up to the Grand Opening next week.

Wyoming Students Create Ornaments for Washington D.C.'s Christmas Display

Wyoming Students Create Ornaments for Washington D.C.'s Christmas Display

Wyoming First Lady, Carol Mead, announced Wednesday that 24 ornaments made entirely by Farson-Eden Secondary School students will be proudly displayed on the President's National Christmas Tree Display in Washington D.C.

New Insignia for Wyoming's Training Center Command Soldiers

Sgt. Earl McCoy, of Guernsey, Wyo., assigned to the Wyoming Army National Guard’s Training Center Command at Camp Guernsey, displays the unit’s new shoulder sleeve insignia on his uniform. The insignia was changed in recognition of the state and national mission the soldiers have in assisting units preparing for federal and state missions. (Photo courtesy of 1st Lt. Christian Venhuizen/Wyoming National Guard))

The days of the galloping horse-and-rider patch, worn by members of Wyoming's Training Center Command, are over. The yellow and light blue colors of the "Pony Express" insignia reference the 1803 Louisiana Purchase, which incorporated most of Wyoming into the Union.

Another Woman Arrested for Prostitution in Sheridan

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Another Woman Arrested for Prostitution in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A media release from the Sheridan Police Department confirms that there has been another woman arrested for prostitution in Sheridan. SPD Detective Jerry Rasmussen.