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It's Pinewood Derby Time

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Saturday, in the showroom of Hammer Chevrolet, it was race day. The Boy Scouts of America hosted their annual Pinewood Derby for all local Cub Scouts.

Let's Talk Grass

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Rick Schmidt

It was another of Landon's Greenhouse Spring Workshops Saturday and this time it was “Grass, It's Not Just for Lawns Anymore,” with Rick Schmidt presenting. Schmidt says ornamental grasses add dimension to your landscape.

The Brinton Museum Opens

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Portrait of Fra Dana

One month early, Sunday was opening day for the Brinton Museum near Big Horn and what a phenomenal start to a new season. The museum opens with the major exhibit featuring Wyoming and Montana’s most enigmatic artist of the early 20th century, Fra (fray) Dana.

Buffalo Council To Review Moratorium on Water Outside City

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council heard an update from City Attorney Ben Kirven on a number of issues he is currently working on, including the moratorium on the city providing water to residents outside the city limits.

Amie Holt Care Center Voted Best In Wyoming

The Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees were given a pleasant surprise at their last meeting, a report from Amie Holt Care Center's Director Brenda Goarm on the facility's recent naming of the best in the state by Medicare.gov.

Mandarin Class To Be Offered This Fall At SCJC

Last week Sheridan College in Johnson County sponsored a presentation by Todd Cornell on his 20 years living in China and will continue to display his collection of Chinese artwork and artifacts through the end of May.

Ranchers Welcome Snow, Even if it's Calving Season

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Ranchers Welcome Snow, Even if it's Calving Season (Photo courtesy Flickr user Artbandito)

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Snowstorms like the one this past week can cause problems for newborn calves across Wyoming.

Ranchers have been checking on calves to make sure they didn't die in the storm. There have been reports of some calves perishing.

Wyo. Dept. of Health Offers Free STD Testing

April is National Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month and the Wyoming Department of Health has reminded residents it offers free vouchers for STD testing. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Senate Proceeds With Gun Control Bill, Wyo. Legislators Respond

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Senate Proceeds With Gun Control Bill, Sen. Enzi Responds (Photo by Chris Foy)

In a vote of 68 to 31, the U.S. Senate Thursday voted to move along Senate 649 - the Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013 introduced by Democratic Nevada Senator, Harry Reid. But in those 31 "nay" votes, were U.S. Senators John Barrasso and Mike Enzi.

Coal Exports Reach Record Levels

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Coal Exports Reach Record Levels (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

DECKER, Mont. (AP) - From the time coal is blasted from strip mines in Montana and Wyoming to the point where it reaches customers in Asia, its price can get marked up by five times or more.

It's a lucrative emerging market for an industry facing domestic declines.

SheridanWyoming.com