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Pumpkin Pickin' Time

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Three year-old Mavrick Sandborn from Gillette totes his pumpkin from the Koltiska Pumpkin Patch.

It was an Indian Summer kind of weekend that brought in the month of October. October brings reminders of Halloween and no Halloween is complete without a pumpkin. Where else to get your pumpkin than a trip out to the Koltiska “Pumpkin Patch,” east of Sheridan.

Bike-tober Fest

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Ninety degree temperatures would make anyone thirsty, but riding thirteen miles on a bike in those temps, well...some said it was the bike ride from hell. But it was all done in fun and to introduce folks to the Sheridan Community Land Trust's plan for a new bike trail in Sheridan.

The Blessing of the Animals

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Father Jim from Holy Name blesses the community animals.

Sunday, on the front steps of Holy Name Catholic Church, close to fifty pet owners gathered as Father Jim Heiser blessed the animals. On October 4th, Catholics celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi and Father Jim explains.

Rachel's Challenge Monday Night at BHS

Monday, October 3rd at Buffalo High School there will be a program for both students and adults called Rachel's Challenge.

Governor Feels Wyoming Should Show Leadership on Energy Planning

Governor Matt Mead and his staff have just begun work on a state energy policy, with the hopes of having a document in place by early 2012.

Green House Living Project Approaches Move-In Date

Green House Living's new facility, or The Village, is well on its way to completion and a projected move-in date of early 2012 for seniors in the area.

Educational Assistance Program Receives $3.6 Million DOE Grant

Educational Assistance Program Receives $3.6 Million DOE Grant

A program that helps low-income Wyoming students graduate from high school and prepare for college will continue for seven more years thanks to a $3.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

Gillette Man Accused of Leaving Baby in Hot Truck

GILLETTE (AP) - A 27-year-old Gillette man accused of leaving his infant son locked in a hot truck all day has been charged with misdemeanor child endangerment.

CDC Reports Additional Listeria Death in Colorado

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported a third Colorado death linked to listeria in cantaloupes, bringing the nationwide death toll in the outbreak to as many as 17 people.

UW Enrollment for Fall Nearly 13,000

LARAMIE (AP) - For the second year in a row, fall
enrollment at the University of Wyoming campus is at nearly 13,000 students.

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