Sheridan

LARAMIE (AP) - For the second year in a row, fall
enrollment at the University of Wyoming campus is at nearly 13,000 students.

President Barack Obama announced last week that he plans to offer waivers providing relief to the large number of schools that anticipate having trouble meeting high standards of the No Child Left Behind Act.

Wyoming State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill is spending a couple of days in Sheridan as part of the Wyoming Department of Education's 3+8 Teacher to Teacher initiative that focuses on improving literacy.

Earlier this week members of the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office, United Stated Drug Enforcement Agency and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation's Central Enforcement Team and Northeast Enforcement Team arrested four individuals in Sheridan for Conspiracy to Deliver and Delivery of Methamphetamine.

Fall black bear hunt areas 3-4 in the Big Horns closed for the season Thursday, September 29th after the fall quota of three sows was reached, according to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

A 32-year-old Sheridan woman was arrested for DWUI and then transported to Sheridan Memorial Hospital after crashing her Trail Blazer into a parked steamroller Thursday night in Sheridan on Val Vista street.

CHEYENNE (AP) - Martha Hansen, the widow of former Wyoming Senator Clifford Hansen and grandmother of Governor Matt Mead, has died. She was 97. Mead announced Hansen's death, saying she died Thursday at the family ranch in Jackson.

National Park Service Planners will implement a “One-Year Rule” for the upcoming winter season in Yellowstone National Park in order to allow for time to address a large number of public comments that were received regarding the proposed long-term regulation.

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