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Arvada/Clearmont: Students Thriving in Technology-Driven Environment

A/C 7th Grader Tommy Nimick examines a plant cell shown on the overhead projection through his class' video microscope. (Brad Estes)

Sheridan County School District No. 3 may be proving that learning is made easier with advantageous student teacher ratios, and using a myriad of tools like Smartboards, iPads, and even webcam technology that allowed students to take an interactive field trip last year to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Poll Question: Do You Agree with Proposed UW Admission Changes?

In an effort to retain students at the university from freshman to sophomore year and keep up with other top colleges in the country, the University of Wyoming is considering raising its admission standards.

“The Legend of Bear Paw”

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The Sheridan County Sheriff's Office recently investigated an unusual case involving a bear paw.

There has been quite an unusual rumor making its way around social media websites involving a human hand and other body parts being found in Sheridan County. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more on what can now be called the "Legend of Bear Paw”.

Mead Wants Even More Broadband Access

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

In a release from his office, Governor Matt Mead says he's glad that Wyoming is gaining access to more broadband Internet, but he wants to see even more.

Sheridan City Council to Consider Buy Local Policy Tonight

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Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey

The Sheridan City Council will consider a resolution this evening that has taken a couple of months to put together. The “Buy Local” policy is intended to keep Sheridan dollars in Sheridan says Mayor Dave Kinskey.

Jo Co Commission Accepts Various Grants

Johnson County Commissioners

The Johnson County Commissioners at their last meeting accepted a number of grants for different programs in the county.

Change Order Approved for Buffalo's Water Supply Line

City Hall, Buffalo.

While City Attorney Ben Kirven has been busy negotiating easements for Buffalo's new 18-inch water line with landowners west of town, a number of changes in the routing of the line has prompted the engineers to re-design portions of the project.

Sheridan Fire and Rescue Open House

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Fireman George Neeson keeps a careful eye on five year-old Jackson Bennett manning the fire hose during the Sheridan Fire and Rescue Open House held Saturday.

Sheridan Fire and Rescue held their annual open house Saturday in conjunction with National Fire Prevention Week.

Enzi: New Free Trade Agreements Good for Wyoming

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (Republican-Wyo.)

Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi and members of the Senate Finance Committee approved language that implements free trade agreements with several countries, and in a media release from his office this week, Enzi says Senate ratification of these trade agreements will create jobs and increased export sales to Wyoming.

Wyoming Dept. of Health: Radon Awareness

Though the gas won't cause immediate harm, it's important to test your house for radon levels, says the Wyoming Department of Health.