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Senior Center Receives Large Gift

Shirley Knisely prepares Home Delivered Meals at the Sr. Center.

The Sheridan Senior Center announced Friday that it has received a $50,000 Daniels Fund Operating Support Grant to help serve constituents through the Sheridan Senior Center.

Grand Teton National Park “For Sale” Sign Still Up

Several parcels of state land within Grand Teton National Park are being re-appraised, with results expected this month that could help the ongoing negotiations for the state to sell the land to the federal government. A total of 1,300 acres is at stake, with valuations ranging upwards of $120 million.

New Firearm Regs. Don't Change Hunting Boundaries

Many hunters are now venturing to the state and federal lands around the state, including the areas surrounding Yellowstone National Park.

Al Nash, Yellowstone Public Affairs Officer says that although the park boundary is well-marked:
And if that happens, he says:

Recovering From Addiction

Who do you know recovering from addiction? Chances are, you know more people than you may realize.

Poitra Trial: Closing Arguments

Before the jury entered into their deliberations to determine the verdict for Dennis Poitra, Jr., lead counsel for the State and the Defense gave their closing arguments.

Glendo Park Reopens In Time For Labor Day Weekend

After over a month of closures due to repair, removal and restoration, Glendo State Park's campgrounds will be fully open this Labor Day weekend, despite unprecedented flooding earlier this summer. Darin Westby, engineering consultant for Wyoming state parks, says the contractors and staff of the park made this possible:

Hunters Advised To Heed Extra Caution This Year

For many, fall is almost synonymous with hunting season. But this is not limited to human hunters. Many animals, including bears, are hunting and foraging for particularly high-calorie food to pull them through the harsher and more austere winter months.

Poitra Found Guilty on All Three Counts

Justice for Robert Ernst in the first of three trials, as Dennis Poitra, Jr. is found guilty September 2, 2010 on all three counts for which he'd been charged.

It took the jury just under three hours to render three guilty verdicts in the State vs. Dennis Poitra, Jr. case in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday evening.

At 2 o'clock, the jury convened to hear instructions from Judge John Fenn. Among the instructions, he explained the three counts and the subtexts of each.

Wild Week for State Troopers

Crews clean up an acid spill on Interstate 90 this week.
Crews clean up an acid spill on Interstate 90 this week.

It has been a very eventful week for Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers to say the least. The unusual events began Tuesday when Troopers were called out to a report of a tractor trailer that had a tire on fire at the west Gillette interchange on Interstate 90.

Spice Up the Chili for 3rd Thursday

While the last 3rd Thursday Street Festival in downtown Sheridan is still several weeks away, it's not too early to get signed up for the Chilifest chili cook-off. Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Janelle Anderson explains a few of the particulars of the contest.