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University of Wyoming Opens Oil and Gas Drilling Simulation Lab

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The ribbon cutting of the WPX Drilling Simulator Teaching Lab. Left to right: Gov. Dave Freudenthal; WPX VP of land Jerry Barnes, University President Dick McGinity, and university trustee Jeff Marsh. (WyoFile/Gregory Nickerson)

WyoFile.com - Over the past two years, the University of Wyoming has installed a supercomputer, a virtual-reality cave with 3-D graphics, and now an oil and gas drilling rig simulator.

Wyoming’s Hidden Gems in the Form of Boutique Hotels and Restaurants

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We joined folks from Laramie, Green River, Lusk, Rawlins, Saratoga, Encampment, Medicine Bow, Chicago and Sun Valley at an event at an even more obscure place in Wyoming recently.

4-H Expo

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The community was invited to the Sheridan County 4-H Expo to experience up front and close what 4-H is all about. Local clubs set up their projects to the Exhibition Hall at the fairgrounds hoping to draw future 4-H'ers into the fold.

“The Hip Bone's Connected...”

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As part of its outreach into the community, Sheridan College hosted this month's Science Saturday with an emphasis on anatomy and physiology.

Professor of Anatomy and Physiology, Tyler Karnes says bones are tough enough to be handled by children.

Hanging with the Big Dogs

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Saturday it was the battle of the pooches at Muddy Paw Prints Pet Supplies. Owner Kayla Corcoran tells us what this competition was about.

Columbus Day?

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Today is Columbus Day, a federal holiday celebrating Christopher Columbus' discovery of America. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott went out and asked people if they knew what this holiday is all about.

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USFS Officials Clarify Commercial Photography Directive

Wildflowers on trail 217 in Cloud Peak Wilderness. (Courtesy Photo)

Concerns about first amendment violations have arisen, since the United States Forest Service has opened public comment on a proposed directive on commercial filming in protected wilderness areas like the Cloud Peak Wilderness, located in the Powder River District of the Bighorn National Forest, located near Buffalo.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October marks another Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and a local cancer resource center wants the public to know they are available to help. Hannah Stepenoff has the details.

Buffalo Bands Together to Help Local Family

In late September and electrical fire took out the home of a Buffalo family, destroying their personal belongings, furniture and the home. Since then, the Buffalo Community has banded together to help the Beatty-Lamping family get back on their feet.