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Wyoming Film: Too Many Kids in Adult Courts

Marc Homer of Wyoming Kids Count, producer of "Your Neighbor's Child".

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY – Wyoming is one of just a few states without a separate juvenile justice court system, and it means 85% of kids in trouble with the law end up in adult court – even for small offenses, such as smoking on school grounds. Such cases are documented in a new film called "Your Neighbor's Child," airing tonight on Wyoming PBS.

Deadline for Tree Ornaments Extended

While this example may not be handmade, it gives you a good idea of the creativity that can go into your Wyoming-themed ornament.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming has more time to produce 5,000 ornaments for this year's U.S. Capitol Christmas tree, which will come from the Bridger-Teton National Forest in the northwest part of the state.

Governor Freudenthal Comments on Wolves

Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal

Governor Dave Freudenthal held his weekly media conference Wednesday, and among the topics he discussed was the wolf issue in Wyoming. A federal issue, the governor described the odds as “pretty remote” of Congress removing the wolf from the Endangered Species Act.

Bowman Couple Changes Plea

In 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday afternoon, 38-year-old Jason Bowman and his wife, 53-year-old Jane Bowman went through a Change of Plea Hearing before Judge John Fenn.

Intern Dreams of Music Career

Justin Post

Each year, Sheridan Media sponsors interns through a program at Sheridan High School, and this fall, we have two joining our team. Today, Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson introduces you to Justin Post.

Vincent Scott Trial: Day One

The trial for Sheridan resident Vincent Scott got underway Wednesday in 4th Judicial District Court. Scott is on trial for an incident that occurred on November 7th, 2009 in Sheridan, when he allegedly sexually assaulted and battered his ex-wife in her home, and threatened her and their son's life.

Vincent Scott Trial Moves Forward after Jury Selection and Opening Arguments

Jury selection for the trial of Sheridan resident Vincent Scott took place in 4th Judicial District Court Wednesday morning. Both Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Dianna Bennett and Defense Attorney Shelley Cundiff consistently asked the Jury Pool if they would have any trouble keeping an open mind toward the defendant due to the nature of the crimes for which he is on trial.

A Look at Dow and Jefferson Street Improvements

Mayor DaveKinskey working with those interested in the proposed street improvement project on Dow and Jefferson Streets.

The second in a series of hands-on public workshops, hosted by the City of Sheridan, was held Tuesday night at the YMCA to look at potential street improvements in the Jefferson and Dow Street areas near the Y.  Problems already identified by the City are street widths, drainage, pathway connectivity, traffic speeds, and aging water and sewer lines.

Lydia Morrison Arraigned on Four Counts

Sheridan County Courthouse addition

24-year-old Lydia Morrison, represented by public defender Erin Wardell, was arraigned in 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday morning on four separate counts.

WYDOT Taking a Look at Speed Limit on Brundage Lane

Accidents like this are happening more and more often on Brundage Lane in Sheridan.
Accidents like this are happening more and more often on Brundage Lane in Sheridan.

There have been several recent accidents on Brundage Lane in Sheridan lately that has prompted officials with WYDOT to examine the speed limit on that street. WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell explains.