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Johnson County 8th Grade Speller Heading for Scripps

A 13-year-old eighth grader from Clear Creek Middle School in Johnson County will represent Wyoming at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., later this year.

Crow Tribe Considers Bid for Hardin Jail

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The Crow Tribe is considering buying or leasing Hardin's long-vacant Two Rivers Detention Center and turning it into a drug and alcohol treatment facility.

Keeping Wyoming Waters Zebra-Free

The Wyoming Legislature allocated $2.5 million to Game and Fish this session to keep zebra mussels out of Wyoming's waters. However, this is just the beginning of a process of figuring out a long-term solution to keep Wyoming waters zebra-free.

Today, a summit about aquatic invasive species is being held in Casper, in order to address this issue.

Sheridan Senator Bruce Burns is the Chairman of the committee that sponsored the bill on zebra mussels. He says of the recently-passed legislation

City Council Awards One Of Two Bar And Grill Licenses

The Sheridan City Council spent most of Monday night's meeting hearing from the various applicants for the two available bar and grill licenses that the City currently has. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more on what transpired.

City Council Gets Update On Voluntary Buyouts

Monday March 8th, the City of Sheridan Human Resources department sent out a letter to all city employees informing them that voluntary buyouts would be available until noon on March 15th. Human Resources Director Heather Doke updated the Council Monday night on where they are regarding the voluntary buyouts.

Speaker Of The House To Run For Governor

Wyoming Speaker of the House of Representatives Colin Simpson confirmed what most had suspected for some time, that he would indeed be running for governor. In a media release issued Monday afternoon, Simpson indicated that he would officially launch his campaign this Thursday with stops in Cheyenne, Casper and Cody.

The "Greening Of Yellowstone" Celebrates 15 Years This Week

For the past fifteen years Yellowstone National Park has been educating more than one million people a year on ways to reduce trash and be a good steward to the land. Yellowstone is observing its 15th year of the "Greening of Yellowstone" program this week.

Army Wives of the Powder River Cowboys, Part 1

In just a few weeks, after serving a year's deployment in Kuwait, members of the Wyoming Army National Guard's 2-300th Field Artillery Batallion, known as the Powder River Cowboys, will be returning stateside. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has part one in a series on the wives waiting on the homefront.

"U.S. Foreign Policy In The Obama Age" Lecture At Sheridan College

Some students at Sheridan College started their spring break with--you probably guessed--another lecture.

Members from the community joined them for a public discussion called "American Foreign Policy in the Obama Age" at at Sheridan College this weekend. It was led by a panel of policy experts, which included several researchers from Berlin, as well as UW International Studies Director, Jean Garrison

The Sheridan County Republican Caucus and County Convention Held This Weekend

Sheridan County Republicans held a precinct caucus and a county convention this weekend in order to elect a caucus chairman, vote on party resolutions, and elect delegates for the State Convention and adopt the county platform. Cathy Koleman, who is the Chairman of the Sheridan County Republicans, says the resolutions and platforms committees had quite a lot of work cut out for them