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WYDOT To Start Work on North Main This Week

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WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell

WYDOT has announced that the contractor on the North Main reconstruction project in Sheridan will begin utility work this week on the area between 8th Street and 5th Street. WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell.

Snowmobiling Season Tips

For some, winter in Wyoming means more time spent indoors, waiting for the frost to thaw. For many, however, it means “snowmobiling season.” With large areas of the Big Horns open to this winter sport, snowmobiling has become a popular pastime for locals and visitors alike.

UW Opens Biodiversity Conservation Facility

The University of Wyoming has a new, state-of-the-art biodiversity conservation facility, thanks to a $10 million donation from Bob and Carol Berry from Sheridan, and a match from the state of Wyoming.

Two Men Convicted in Connection With Death of Juvenile

U.S. Attorney Christopher Crofts announced that two men have been convicted in U.S. Federal District Court in the death of a juvenile girl whose body was found near Arapahoe, Wyoming on the Wind River Indian Reservation on April 7, 2010.

Price Hike Coming to Winter Shootout in Sheridan

The Sheridan Recreation District recently released the final report on the 2010 Holiday Inn Winter Shootout Basketball Tournament that's held every September in Sheridan.

Obesity Could Play a Large Role In Cancer In Wyoming

The American Cancer Society estimates that up to a third of Wyoming's annual cancer deaths are linked to obesity, and that about one thousand die in Wyoming each year from cancer. The A-C-S also estimates that about 25% of Wyomingites are obese.

Yellowstone Bison Prove Hard to Contain

Bison in Yellowstone are proving hard to contain. (Courtesy Photo)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A group of bison allowed to migrate north of Yellowstone National Park for the first time in decades has strayed from its new grazing grounds three times since its arrival this past week.

House Panel Passes Bill Tweaking School Funding

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A legislative committee has approved a bill that would tweak Wyoming's school funding model after some members argued that the model isn't the reason the state has failing schools. The House Education Committee approved House Bill 127 Friday and sent it to the full House.

Cap On Interest on Hospital Bills Gets Initial OK

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Interest on unpaid hospital bills would be capped under a bill winning preliminary approval in the Wyoming Senate. The measure's sponsor, Democratic state Senator Chris Rothfuss of Laramie, says interest rates on unpaid hospital bills can reach 18 percent in Wyoming.

Youth Hockey Shapes Young Adults

Zane Garstad, in no hurry to let go of his grip on the Stanley Cup at the Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame. (Photo Courtesy Scott Barten)

Friday we told you about three young Sheridan men who were able to play with the All-Wyoming Hockey Team at a Silver Stick Tournament in Canada. Today, Mary Jo Johnson talks with coach Zane Garstad about youth hockey in Sheridan.