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Workforce Services Releases Newest Version Of Online Job Matching System

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services announced Friday that they have just released Version 10 of their job matching system Wyoming At Work. Department of Workforce Services Director Joan Evans says job seekers and employers will have a choice to either self serve, receive live assistance or a combination of both.

Senator Barrasso Says Concerns Remain About Sotomayor

U.S. Senator John Barrasso expressed his concerns following a meeting with President Obama's pick for Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Sonia Sotomayor. Barrasso said that Judge Sotomayor has an extensive judicial career and an impressive background with more than 17 years on the federal bench.

FBI Arrests Mississippi Fugitive in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, (AP) - A Mississippi fugitive accused of child molestation in the 1990's has been arrested by the FBI in the southern Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming.

Special Agent in Charge, James Davis, in Denver released a statement announcing that Edward Eugene Harper was arrested Thursday in Washakie County.

Farmers Market Continues To Grow In Sheridan

Several years ago the Sheridan Farmer’s Market began to draw crowds to downtown Sheridan. The first several markets were held on Grinnell Plaza. Two years ago, the event moved to Whitney Commons. Construction and detours may have limited access somewhat, but not enough to keep the market from being more popular than ever.

Some Entry Level Workers In Sheridan Will Get A Raise Today

It took nearly 3 years, but the United States Congress’ efforts to make the minimum wage more competitive have finally come to pass. The Federal minimum wage is now $7.25 per hour. Chanda Richards is the Sheridan Center supervisor for the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services.

Two Children Lost In Bighorn Mountains Reunited With Parents

A family camping trip nearly turned tragic for the parents of two small children. Sheridan Media News Director Kurt Layher tells us what happened.

Two Burglary Defendants Plead Not-Guilty In Separate Cases

In his first appearance in 4th Judicial District Court, 20-year-old Daniel Hemmer pled not-guilty on a burglary charge. The affidavit of probably cause alleges that on March 22nd or 23rd Hemmer illegally entered his parents home with the intent to steal from them. Judge John Fenn adjusted Hemmer’s bond at the request of the state.

Several Cap Tax Information Meetings Are Coming Up Soon

There are several upcoming public informational presentations on the proposed renewal of the Capital Facilities. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Sheridan County Fair Offers Something For Everyone

While the 2009 Sheridan County Fair doesn't officially begin until this Sunday, there have already been several events including the public fashion review and dog agility and confirmation showmanship and obedience show's.

Facilities Director Sharon Nadeau tells us why it's so important for people to come out and see what the fair has to offer.

Operation Independence A Success At the Senior Center This Year

Operation Independence is an annual ask letter that is sent out around the 4th of July by the Sheridan Senior Center. Development Coordinator for the Senior Center Rindy West says Operation Independence was once again a success this year.