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Sheridan Media Week In Review

Here's a look at the past week's top stories from Sheridan Media News:

An employee of the Fish and Wildlife service came under fire for pictures posted on Facebook. Chris Foy has the details.

Winter Season in Yellowstone is Now Underway

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Yellowstone National Park is now open for the winter season as visitors are now able to travel to the park's interior roads on commercially guided snowmobiles or snowcoaches from the North, West and South entrances.

87.7 ESPN Bronco Weekend Giveaway

Sports Talk 87.7 FM would like to congratulate the winner of our Bronco Weekend Giveaway, Gini Horner!!! She and a friend will be flying down to Denver with two tickets in hand for the Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs as well as reservations for two nights stay and spending cash.

Buffalo Children's Center Recipient Of Daniels Fund Donation

The Buffalo Children's Center is one of many recipients of over $470,000 in grants to Wyoming non-profit organizations that was recently announced by The Daniels Fund.

Friday's Emergency Drill at Sheridan College: "Practicing is Important"

Friday's Emergency Drill at Sheridan College: "Practicing is Important" (Stock photo)

Local city and county law enforcement held an emergency management drill Friday morning at Sheridan College. Northern Wyoming Community College District Police Chief, Jason Vela, says the drill focused on a scenario involving a barricaded suspect - all to test procedures and response times to this type of crisis.

Superintendent Cindy Hill Responds to Connecticut Massacre

Superintendent Cindy Hill Responds to Connecticut Massacre (Stock photo)

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction, Cindy Hill, spoke in Cheyenne Friday about the shooting tragedy in Connecticut that has claimed 26 victims, 20 of them schoolchildren.

Conservation Easement Secured for HF Bar Ranch

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The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the Nature Conservancy in Wyoming have partnered to protect the HF Bar Ranch with two conservation easements totaling 2,166 acres. Leah Burgess Lands Program Manager for the Wyoming Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

Budget Panel Grills State Schools Superintendent

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - State schools Superintendent Cindy Hill's management of the Wyoming Education Department continues to draw scrutiny from members of a legislative budget panel.

Flipping the Switch on West Downtown Phase III Project

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The decorative lights shine bright along Jefferson Street in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Officials with the City of Sheridan flipped the switch on the decorative lighting along Dow and Jefferson Streets, signifying the completion of the West Downtown Phase III project. The project encompassed much of the area near the Sheridan County YMCA and Heritage Towers.

Alpha Wolf's Killing Incites Policy Woes in Wyoming

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The alpha female of the Lamar Canyon wolf pack in Yellowstone was killed by a hunter last week when she strayed outside the park boundaries. The wolf, known as 832F, had been studied by scientists for years, but was only fitted with a radio collar in February of this year.

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