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From Baghdad to Laramie

Ali Hamodi
Ali Hamodi

An Iraq native and University of Wyoming student will be speaking tonight at Sheridan College as part of their 3rd annual Festival of Cultures. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the details

Travel and Tourism Board Openings

Sheridan Travel & Tourism Director Penny Becker.

As the folks over at Sheridan County Travel & Tourism gear up for a busy spring and summer season, STT Director Penny Becker tells us about an opportunity for industry-related people to get involved on the STT board.

Leap Into Leadership Workshops Set

Leap into Leadership workshops to be held in Casper April 22nd and 23rd.

Women from all over the Cowboy State are invited to a special workshop to be held in Casper April 22nd and 23rd. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has more.

PEO'S "Get Out & Shop"

The daisy, symbol of the National PEO organziation for women's education.

This Saturday, 45 vendors will be taking part in the 2nd Annual "Get Out & Shop" event to be held at the old Sheridan Recreation Facility in the old Highland Park School. PEO Chapter B.I. is the host, and participant Laura Wold explains.

Tabled Items

Sheridan County Land Development Coordinator Robin DeBolt
Sheridan County Land Development Coordinator Robin DeBolt

The Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission discussed what the process should be for dealing with items that have been tabled for some time. There are currently two items on the table, one dating back to 2007 that was a rezone request by Double Eagle LLC owner Ron Patterson. Sheridan County Land Development Coordinator Robin DeBolt explains what the current policy is regarding tabled items.

Bus Initiative

Sheridan Workforce Services Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Juan Duran
Sheridan Workforce Services Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Juan Duran

In late January officials with the various transportation services provided in Sheridan met to discuss the need for an additional means of public transportation. It was determined that a public survey would be needed to receive some feedback from the community regarding the idea.

Governor Comments On Key Issues

Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal (Courtesy Photo)
Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal (Courtesy Photo)

Governor Dave Freudenthal addressed the idea brought forth by several legislators of a possible special session to address federal health care reform at a news conference Wednesday.

41 Years at Memorial

Sheridan Memorial Hospital RN Karen Steir was honored for her over 40 years of service at the hospital.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital RN Karen Steir was honored for her over 40 years of service at the hospital.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital recognized Karen Steir for her 41 years of service at the hospital as an RN at a special ceremony Wednesday. Steir says that it's pretty simple why she's been at the hospital for over four decades.

Status Hearing on Poitra; Sen

Status hearings were held Tuesday morning in Sheridan County District Court for Dharminder Sen and Dennis Poitra, Jr. The two, along with Wyatt Bear Cloud, are charged with the August 26, 2009 shooting death of Sheridan businessman Robert Ernst. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has more.

Huntley Rinck Changes Plea

Huntley Rinck changed his plea to Nolo Contendere in District Court Tuesday.

Several days ago, after pursuing denied motions to suppress evidence and a motion to acquire legal materials to aid his Pro Se defense, Huntley Rinck startled the Court by submitting a Motion to make a plea change to "Nolo Contendere" -- or No Contest -- on a charge of one count of Sexual Exploitation of Children. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the update.