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Crowd Gathers To Send Community Photo To Troops For The Holidays

One person’s vision may make the holidays better for around 70 Sheridan troops currently deployed overseas. One of the largest deployments of Wyoming troops in the state’s history has been going on since this spring. One Sheridan woman is spearheading a campaign to make sure that every one of the Sheridan troops gets a package from home this holiday season.

Sagebrush School To Be Used As Example For State Education Department

Sagebrush Elementary School just received their Blue Ribbon award last week and now there is talk of teachers and administrators bringing their curriculum ideas to the rest of the state. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jim McBride says there is always room for improvement.

City Of Sheridan Police Chief

At the end of December, current Sheridan Police Chief Mike Card will be moving back to California, and there are six semi-finalists in a candidate pool for his replacement on the force. The panel weeding out the candidates from applications originally numbering around 100 has decided to withhold the names of these six, for the time being at least.

Big Horn Skiing

TEN SLEEP, Wyo. (AP) - New owners of the Big Horn Mountain Ski Resort near Ten Sleep hope to open the resort next month, but they're waiting for U.S. Forest Service approval. Wayne and Holli Jones bought the resort this summer. Holli Jones says she and her husband have met with the Forest Service and are hoping for a permit by Dec. 10 at the latest.

Wyoming Trooper Gets 15 Years In Prison

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A former Wyoming state trooper has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for kidnapping a truck driver in what prosecutors say was an aborted murder plot.Federal judge Alan B. Johnson said Friday he regarded Franklin Joseph Ryle's plan as half-baked. But the judge said there was no doubt his offense was serious and required a significant sentence.

The Wyoming Cowboy Basketball Team Defeats the Boise State Broncos, 87 to 61

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -Djibril Thiam scored 19 points as Wyoming ran past Boise State 87-61 Saturday night.

The Cowboys (2-1) used an aggressive full-court press to force 23 turnovers that resulted in 31 points.

Afam Muojeke scored 18 points for Wyoming, followed by Adam Waddell with 16 and Desmar Jackson with 11.

Wyoming falls to TCU, 45 to 10

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Matthew Tucker and Joseph Turner each ran for two touchdowns, and No. 4 TCU routed Wyoming 45-10 on Saturday for the Horned Frogs' best start in 71 years.

Wyoming Challenges Yellowstone Snowmobile Rules

CHEYENNE, (AP) - The state of Wyoming has filed a new federal lawsuit seeking to block the National Park Service from restricting snowmobile numbers in Yellowstone National Park. The Park Service on Friday issued a temporary rule that would allow up to 318 snowmobiles and 78 snowcoaches per day into the park starting next month and continuing through next winter.

Senator Enzi Feels The Reid Health Care Bill Will Mean Fewer Jobs, More Taxes And Higher Health Care Costs

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi gave a speech on the Senate floor Friday that outlined the deficiencies in the $2.5 trillion Reid health care bill. Enzi also spoke with a group of Republicans at a news conference later in the day where he pointed out the flaws of the Reid health care bill and the increased taxes it calls for.

Wyoming Highway's Are Becoming Quite Popular For Drug Couriers

Wyoming roadways continue to be utilized by illegal drug couriers who are moving their product from the west coast to points east.
State Troopers have made three felony marijuana seizures in the last three weeks that have resulted in multiple arrests.