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September 29th, 2011

Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp Escapee Apprehended in Casper

Derrick Lee Brock (photo from Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp)

Wyoming Department of Corrections issued a media release stating that the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp inmate who escaped while on work-detail in Douglas last Friday has been apprehended in Casper without incident.

Health Officials Expect Listeria Outbreak Numbers to Rise

(US Dept. of Health and Human Services photo)

Health officials across the country say that more cases of Listeria in connection with the cantaloupe outbreak are a real possibility, as the incubation period for the bacteria can be up to two months and symptoms of the disease can take time to manifest themselves.

102 Arrested for Deportation in Colorado, Wyoming

USDHS photo

DENVER (AP) - Immigration officials say 102 people have been arrested for deportation in Colorado and Wyoming as part of a nationwide roundup.

Saving Ferrets: Black Footed Ferrets Headed to 'Boot Camp'

Black-Footed Ferret. (US Fish and Wildlife Service photo)

WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Zoo's Conservation Center in Virginia is sending a group of black-footed ferrets to "boot camp" in Colorado to prepare the critters for life in the wild.

Earthquake Preparedness Drill Happening Today

The Wyoming Geological Survey is inviting citizens of the state to take part in the Wyoming Earthquake Drill.

Jo Co Rec Board Approves Funding for New Basketball Courts

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

The Johnson County Recreation Board, at their last meeting September 12th in Kaycee, approved funding requests from both Buffalo and Kaycee for new basketball courts in both towns.

JCHC Building Project Still Under Budget

JCHC Administrator Sandy Ward

The construction project to update the Johnson County Healthcare Center is still under budget so far, projected to be $500,000 less than expected, according to Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward, who reported to the Hospital Board Wednesday night.

September 28th

CTG Season Opener Kicks Off Tonight

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CTG Season Opener Kicks Off Tonight

The 2011 Civic Theater Guild kicks off their season this evening with a play by Dr. Rufus Cadigan entitled “Might Have Gone Fishin”. Director Ryan Legler explains what the play is all about.

Consultants Give Update on Sheridan Scenic Character Plan

AECOM Consultant Cameron Gloss goes over the Sheridan Scenic Charachter Plan at a workshop Wednesday.

Consultants AECOM presented a draft of the Sheridan Scenic Character Plan that's been in development for the past year at a workshop at the Historic Sheridan Inn Wednesday.

Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Selects New Board President

Eric Brandjord. (photo from Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

Eric Brandjord of Intermountain Laboratories has been selected as Board President for the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce.