The jury trial being held in District Court in Sheridan for 25-year-old Miranda Mraz of Sheridan, who's been charged with seven counts of felony forgery, is expected to come to a close today. Jury instructions and closing arguments will take place prior to the jurors retiring to the jury room to begin deliberation.

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The Board of Directors of Children, Horses and Adults in Partnership (CHAPS) has announced the appointment of Kristen Marcus as the new Executive Director of the organization.

The Sheridan County Commission meets tomorrow morning for its regular monthly session at 9 in commission chambers on the second floor of the new addition of the courthouse in downtown Sheridan. The meeting is open to the public.

On Saturday, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead signed House Bill 27, which begins the process to give the state regulatory authority over uranium mine permitting. The information comes directly from the governor's office.

State Representative Rosie Berger of Big Horn gave us the rundown Friday morning on how the legislators would finish out last week and move into this last week of the legislative session.

Sheridan College technical instructor John Sikkenga has been nominated for the Outstanding Technical Teacher of the Year award from the American Technical Education Association.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding an informational meeting tonight in Clearmont to update the public on the Kendrick Diversion Bypass Channel built about five years ago.

Just over $31,000 will be needed to repair a room at Sheridan's Mill Inn Hotel, damaged when a car crashed into the room on Valentine's Day last month.

Gun Free Zones, like those around schools are coming under closer scrutiny by the U.S. Congress. Some argue that Gun Free Zones are an open invitation for criminals to enter vulnerable environments where law-abiding citizens who aren’t able to protect themselves.

The Tongue River Child’s Place held their largest fundraiser of the year at the Ranchester Town Hall Saturday night. A night of dinner and dancing, plus raffles and a silent auction an overflow crowd.

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RAMS / EAGLES BASKETBALL - The Big Horn Lady Rams and both the Tongue River Eagles and Lady Eagles have qualified for the 2-A state basketball tournament.

Play begins Thursday in Casper 2-A bracket first round games will be played at Casper college.

The Lady Eagles beat the Lady Rams in the 3rd place game Saturday 42-41 was the final. The Tongue River Eagles beat Burns in the 3rd place game 45-41.

Here's Thursday's first round schedule all three will be broadcast live.