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State Legislatures to Review Education System

Wyoming legislators are reviewing the chain-of-command in the education department and are looking for public comment. Hannah Stepenoff has the story.

Bighorn Basin Fossils Could Teach About Climate Change

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Paleontologist Ken Rose examines the fossilized jaw and some teeth of a Coryphadon, an extinct, galumphing, cow-sized herbivore from the Eocene. Four decades of work in the Bighorn Basin gives the fossil-hunting professor insight about what happens on earth when the climate changes. (Angus M. Thuermer Jr./WyoFile — click to enlarge)

By Angus M. Thuermer Jr. - wyofile.com

Fossil hunter Ken Rose pauses during a stifling day in the BLM badlands west of Worland to take in the variegated sunbaked cliffs eroding around him.

Expert Says Helicopter Drops Don't Hurt Fish

Bud Stewart -- Leslie Stratmoen Photo

Bud Stewart of the local Game and Fish office in Sheridan says stocking the high elevation lakes of Wyoming by helicopter is a practice that's been ongoing for years, and does not injure the fish.

Candidate Forums Set for Next Week

Sheridan County Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson -- Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

The Governmental Affairs Committee of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host two candidate forums next week.

Hoffman Players Will Share Memories

Pictured, from left, are Debi Isakson, Bruce Hoffman, Steve Smiley and Mary Jo Johnson. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Former alumni of Sheridan College will share memories this weekend of their favorite coach. Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

Renovation is Underway

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The old Montgomery Ward building is being renovated. (Photo by Ron Richter)
(Photo courtesy of Kristi Von Krosigk)
(Photo courtesy of Kristi Von Krosigk)

A group of investors have purchased a building in downtown Sheridan with the intent of giving the structure a complete overhaul. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

'13' the Musical Makes Its Debut

Riley Griffith as "Kendra" (Photo by Ron Richter)

In its inaugural show, Funny Face Productions will present the musical comedy “13” tonight through Saturday at the new Mars Theater inside the WYO in downtown Sheridan. The show features a cast of 23 Sheridan-area youth, and is directed by Sheridan High School alumna Emma Hall.

U.S. Senator Brings Ice Cream Social Tour to Sheridan, Buffalo

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (Coutesy Photo)

Over the next month, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, and his wife Diana, will be traveling around the state to host ice cream socials, something that has been part of the Senator's campaign tradition for a number of years.

Update On The Big 5 Access From Johnson County

Johnson County's Commissioners.

Johnson County's Commissioners, at their last meeting, discussed how they can move forward on getting public access to the “Big 5” public land area.

Thursday Preview For the Johnson County Fair

Thursday is beef, rabbit and poultry day at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

A free breakfast, provided by MTR Ranch Supply and Agape Manor begins the day at 7am.

The Beef Show starts at 8 o'clock.

All-County Roping will begin at 9am.

At 2pm is the Rabbit Show.