Wyoming

Sexual Assault Reports on Rise at State University
Staff and Wire Reports

Sexual assault reports are on the rise at the state's only university, but campus police say it's probably because more people are coming forward to report acts of sexual misconduct.

The Downtown Sheridan Association, known as the DSA, has started a co-op market on Thursdays as part of a precursor to the summer farmer's market.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Governor Matt Mead of Wyoming, the nation's leading coal-producing state, is calling on the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw a proposal to require new coal-fired power plants to employ carbon-capture technology.

A small boy with a .22 rifle was responsible for shooting the valuable black dog belonging to Jim Worrall. The youngster has confessed to the accidental shooting, and a settlement will reportedly be made for the animal.

Mrs. T.O. Peacock of Miles City, Montana, is in the city visiting friends.

Buffalo attorney David Palmerlee was elected Thursday as president of the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees. The announcement's coming from the university.

The Sheridan County road crews will continue surface treatments next week.

Dayton town councilors awarded a bid to Intermountain Construction & Materials of Sheridan for a rotomill and overlay of 1,500 linear feet of streets in the town, north of Sheridan.

Building community unity, residents of all ages joined together in a community drum circle held at the Y on Thursday night. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott brings back the beat.

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