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Cooper House has Ghostly History

Built in 1921, the Cooper Mansion at the University of Wyoming is considered by some to be haunted.

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Laramie, WY - It's the week when wispy apparitions, supernatural events and creepy sounds take center stage for Halloween, and Wyoming is home to its own stock of ghost stories. The historic Cooper House at the University of Wyoming is one example of what many believe to be a real haunted house.

The Link: Another Successful Partnership in Pink

Rhonda Hart, right, finishes her walk with friend and supporter, Sandy Hoffman.

Whitney Commons was a blanket of pink Saturday at the 2nd Annual “The Link—Partnership in Pink” fundraiser sponsored by Memorial Hospital. 

There were over 650 registered participants in the fun run/walk event featuring a 10k run, a 5k run or walk and a 1.5 mile walk.

Poll Question: Rock Creek Wilderness

Wildflower season in the Rock Creek area of the Big Horn Mountains.

Last week we reported that members of the Wyoming Wilderness Association went before the Sheridan County Commissioners to tell them about their recent visit to Washington D.C. and the Wyoming Delegation, to garner their support for keeping the Rock Creek Wilderness Area designated as Wilderness forever.

District 2 Blood Draws This Week

Taking District 2 employees' health to heart, Memorial Hospital will have onsite blood draws this week at Coffeen and SJHS.

For the past several years right before Halloween, Sheridan Memorial Hospital has conducted on-site blood draws for the employees of Sheridan County School District 2. Spokesperson Cecile Pattison explains why.

The employees pay for their own blood draw, which costs the same as if they were to have it done at the hospital.

Wasatch Gun Show at the Fairgrounds

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Daniel Duff of Sheridan tries out a gun as his son Isaac looks on

Gun enthusiasts gathered from far and wide at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds over this past weekend to take a look at the tables covered with firearms, ammo, knives and every other kind of gun gizmo to be found.

Pumpkin Festival Delights

Six year-old Vistara Anderson of Sheridan "bowling for pumpkins" in Buffalo on Saturday

It was a perfect autumn day Saturday in Buffalo as over 100 folks gathered in Crazy Woman Square for the 3rd Annual “Pumpkin Festival” sponsored by Three Way, Inc.

Representative Mike Madden Wins Tax Assessment Appeal With The State

A growing number of residents in our local communities have been questioning the validity of their property tax assessments. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has more

Mike Madden, who is also a Wyoming State Representative for Johnson County, is one of them. A year and a half ago, Madden appealed his assessed value at the county level:

College Board Candidates, Part 2

Though they don't always get as many headlines as the larger races, there are many contests in this upcoming election that could significantly alter, depending on there outcomes, the future of our local communities and schools.

State Board of Medicine in Sheridan

Kevin Bohenblust, Executive Director of the Wyoming State Board of Medicine

Friday and today, the Wyoming State Board of Medicine is meeting at the Sheridan Holiday Inn for their October meeting. Executive Director of the Board, Kevin Bohnenblust, explains why this Cheyenne-based board is meeting in Sheridan.

UW offers oil, gas pad reclamation workshop Oct. 28 in Gillette

Ways to successfully reclaim oil and gas pads will be offered in a Reclamation 101 workshop Thursday, Oct. 28, in Gillette.
Presented by the Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center (WRRC) at the University of Wyoming, the workshop is 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Wyoming Room of the Campbell County Library at 2101 South 4J Road.