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First Light Children's Center Executive Director Ann Perkins

First Light Children's Center in Sheridan opened its doors earlier this month and is continuing to enroll more children on a daily basis.

VOA Totals 100+ Homeless During 1-Day Count

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies held a Point-In-Time Count Wednesday during which they attempted to gauge the number of homeless people in Sheridan.

VOA case grant manager, Nick Angeloff, tells us how it went.

Johnson County Amends Animal Regulations

Johnson County Commissioners

At their last meeting January 17, the Johnson County Commissioners voted to amend their recently-adopted animal regulations.

Dylan Todd to Serve Seven Days

19-year-old Dylan Todd was sentenced in 4th Judicial District Court in Sheridan Thursday morning. He had been originally charged with Sexual Assault of a Minor in the 2nd Degree for an incident that had occurred in mid-December, 2010 involving a then-13-year-old girl. Todd was 17 at the time of the incident.

SC Hosting Academic Challenge Competition Saturday

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Sheridan College will host the 16th annual Wyoming Academic Challenge competition Saturday, bringing about 100 high school students from Worland, Pinedale and schools in Sheridan County.

120 mph Winds? Burgess Junction Online Reports Inaccurate

If you visited the National Weather Service's website Wednesday to check the weather for Burgess Junction you may have seen reports wind speeds of 100 miles per hour for a sustained period of almost eight hours.

Enzi Says Senate Right to Delay Internet Piracy Bill Vote

The major uproar over anti-piracy legislation has subsided since last weeks 24-hour black-outs of sites like Wikipedia, and now a Wyoming senator says he is willing to be flexible with his position on the Protect IP Act.

Speaking Up for Wyoming's Children

Samantha Hammontree (Judy Hagerott photo)

Parents are the best advocate for their children and Thursday night a brief, yet informative, meeting was held to begin the process of forming a parent panel in Sheridan to advocate for quality childcare in Wyoming.

Wyo Childcare Providers Offered CDBG Loans

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Because the lack of available licensed childcare poses a threat to workforce and economic development, the Wyoming Business Council is offering funds through Community Development Block Grants in the form of “reasonably priced loans” to providers in Wyoming.

Relay for Life

Nicole Marron (Judy Hagerott photo)

An organizational meeting was held Thursday night in the Inner Circle of Fulmer Library to gear up for the upcoming Relay for Life coming up in June in Sheridan.