Arch Coal Cited For Miner's Death

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 GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - The Mine Safety and Health Administration says a coal mine fatality in the Powder River Basin could have been prevented with proper maintenance of a power shovel and by sticking to safety training for moving shovels.

Veterans Commission Wants Information

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Wyoming Veterans Commission Executive Director Larry Barttelbort (Courtesy photo)

The Wyoming Veterans Commission is encouraging Wyoming veterans and family to complete a short online survey regarding benefits and services. Executive Director of the Commission, Larry Barttelbort says the survey is part of their strategic planning process.

Artist to be Honored at Brinton Museum

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Brinton Museum Educator Barbara McNab in front of Zach Pullen art exhibition. (Photo by Pat Blair)
Author/illustrator Zachary Pullen (Photo courtesy of Brinton Museum)

Author/illustrator Zachary Pullen of Casper will be honored at a reception from 2 until 4 Sunday at the Brinton Museum in Big Horn. The event is open free to the public.

A Look Back in Time: April 26, 1914

An 11-year-old Monarch boy is in the hospital here in Sheridan after being accidentally wounded by a shotgun discharge.

Drug Take-Back Day Today In Buffalo

Today, Saturday, April 26th, you can take your unwanted, unused prescription drugs to be collected and properly disposed of.

Museum Preserves Gentleman Rancher Legacy

Main house of Quarter Circle A Ranch, home of Bradford Brinton. (Photo by Pat Blair

Fine art and furnishings and rare documents including an original letter by Abraham Lincoln preserve the history and tastes of Bradford Brinton, the gentleman rancher who gave his name to the museum and memorial just outside Big Horn.

Local Child Advocacy Group Honors Volunteers

Reta Onstott received the Champion for Children Award. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)
State Treasurer Mark Gordon mingled with the crowd after his speech. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

About 75 people gathered this morning at the Best Western in Sheridan to honor children and those who make sure those children have a voice in the court system.

Public Arts Contributes to 'A Tribute To Tradition'

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From left to right: Statue Committe Treasurer Larry Grooms, Artist Jerry Smiley, Statue Committee Chair Greg Luhman, SPAC Chair Edre Maier, Vice Chair Kim Love and Fire Chief Terry Lenhart. (Photo by Ron Richter)
(Photo by Ron Richter)
(Photo by Ron Richter)

In March of 2012, firefighters with Sheridan Fire-Rescue began raising funds to commission a life-sized bronze sculpture of Captain Ed Green, who was a member of the Sheridan Fire Department for almost three decades.

Governor Mead Speaks At Chamber Awards Dinner

Members of the 'Wild Bunch,' the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, welcome Governor Matt Mead to Buffalo in their traditional way. The 'hangings' are given to new chamber members and chosen dignitaries.

Governor Matt Mead attended Thursday night's awards dinner for the Wyoming Chamber Partnership Spring Conference held in Buffalo.

The three-day conference featured Chambers of Commerce from around the state for training, networking, and the awards ceremony attended by Governor Mead.

Sheridan School Receives State Grant

Afterschool and Summer Community Learning Centers in eight Wyoming communities, including Sheridan, were awarded nearly $1.12 million today through the federally-funded 21st Century Community Learning Centers program.