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Battle of the Brains at SCC

The Tongue River Academic Challenge team.

Thirteen teams from eight high schools around the state competed in the 15th Annual Wyoming Academic Challenge at Sheridan College Saturday with Sheridan High School taking third place honors.

Poll Question: Lottery in Wyoming?

Will 2011 be the year Wyoming legalizes a state lottery or Powerball?

Late last week it was reported through the Associated Press that the odds of Wyomingites getting their own lottery or joining a multi-state game like Powerball have improved.

CHAPS to Start Volunteer Training

Children, Horses and Adults in Partnership, or CHAPS, will be conducting three sets of volunteer training sessions for new volunteers and for returning volunteers who need to be recertified. CHAPS Director Sue Suddith explains.

Each class consists of two parts on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Woman Charged in Drug Case Appears in Court

One of two women charged in connection with an ongoing drug investigation made her initial appearance in court Friday.

Tonya Colette Sickler was arrested last week and charged with two counts of Conspiracy and two counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance, both felonies.

Changes Proposed for West Tensleep Area

The Bighorn National Forest/Powder River Ranger District is taking public comment on proposed changes to the West Tensleep Area of the forest located about 45 miles west of Buffalo.

Public Meeting for Gravel Mine Monday in Buffalo

A meeting to gather public input on a proposed gravel mine south of Buffalo will be Monday night at the Johnson County Annex Building beginning at 6 pm.

Wyoming Construction Materials applied for the air quality permit for the mine, a requirement by the Department of Environmental Quality before the mine can be made operational.

Ranchester to Address Law Enforcement Issue

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Ranchester Mayor Allan Moore

The Ranchester Town Council will meet tomorrow night, and one of the items that they will deal with is what to do about the current law enforcement situation. Ranchester Mayor Allan Moore.

Public Pulse + iTunes

One of Sheridan Media's resident geeks has "tweaked" our website so there are more options for users. "Media Geek" Grant Toth gives us the rundown:

He has also made a few "Apple-Centric" changes:

Reading Discussion of Contemporary International Literature

Violence. Or, more specifically, stories of people who have lived through violence.

Accountability in Education

Accountability in education is something that played a pivotal role in this past year's elections in Wyoming, and it is something that will no doubt be addressed by legislators during the General Session.