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October 22nd, 2011

'Civility Matters' Discussion Monday at SC

According to a media release from Sheridan College, the college will host a 'Civility Matters' community discussion on “issues that divide Wyomingites” Monday at 7 pm in the CTEL. Topics will include biblical archaeology and democracy and religion in the Middle East.

Enzi Says Dem Jobs Plan Lacked Accounting Reality

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi

CHEYENNE (AP) - Sen. Mike Enzi says the $447 billion jobs bill he voted against is an example of a severe lack of accounting reality.

Quaid's Ranch For Sale in Southern Montana

Dennis Quaid pictured in 1991 before a VIP U.S. Navy flight. (US military courtesy photo)

LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) - Actor Dennis Quaid is trying to sell his 420-acre southern Montana ranch near Yellowstone National Park for $14 million.

October 21st

G&F: Hunters, Residents Be Bear Aware

Yellowstone Nat'l Park Grizzly Bear

Grizzly bears normally den in mid-November, but the Game and Fish Department reminds hunters and residents that the animals will remain active in search of food until that time.

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Roadless Rule

DENVER (AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Rule protecting nearly 50 million acres of land in national forests across the United States.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Hospice Program Looking for Volunteers

Sheridan Memorial Hospital's Hospice program is seeking volunteers again, and there will be a training and informational session Thursday, November 3rd at the Hospital.

Wyo. Dept. of Health on Prostate Exams: Make an Informed Decision

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but some recent reports from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force have questioned the methods used in detecting prostate cancer.

Nighthawk Court Structure Fire Leaves Home with Significant Damage

SFR Incident Commander Gary Harnish discusses tactics with Division Chief Terry Lenhart during suppression operations. (SFR)

A structure fire caused by a malfunctioning sewing machine foot control left a Sheridan home uninhabitable with fire damage Thursday.

EPA to Regulate Disposal of Fracking Wastewater

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Federal environmental regulators say they will develop national standards for the disposal of polluted wastewaters generated by hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

Buffalo Student Chosen to Meet Gorbachev

Brian Schueler, translator, Mikhail Gorbachev. photo courtesy Marcy Schueler

Buffalo High School graduate and current University of Wyoming freshman Brian Schueler was honored with the opportunity to meet and ask a question of former leader of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev during Gorbachev's recent visit to the university.