Wyoming Workplace Deaths Reach 5-year High in 2012

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Workplace fatalities in Wyoming reached the highest number in five years in 2012 but the number wasn't too much higher than the rate over the past several years.

Another Season Comes to an End

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Another school year will begin in Sheridan in just a matter of days, which means that the season will come to an end for the Kendrick Park Pool, as today is the final day.

Cheney, Enzi, to Speak at Tea Party Event

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POWELL, Wyo. (AP) - Both Liz Cheney and Sen. Mike Enzi are scheduled to take part in a tea party event in rural Big Horn County this weekend.

Gov. Mead: Test Results a 'Cause for Concern'

Gov. Mead: Test Results a 'Cause for Concern'

The Wyoming Department of Education has released the test results for the state's student assessment showing and overall drop in scores during the 2012-2013 school year, compared to last year.

Sheridan Probation Officer Charged with Felony Count of Sexual Assault

Sheridan Probation and Parole Officer, Chris Yager, was charged this month with a felony count of sexual assault against a former client. Yager will appear before Circuit Court Judge Shelley Cundiff on Tuesday to answer to the charge.

UPDATE 3:49 P.M. Public Information Officer for the Wyoming Department of Corrections, Mark Horan, says Yager was placed on leave in May, as per rules for state personnel. His case is currently under review.

A probation officer with the Sheridan Probation and Parole Office and the Wyoming Department of Corrections, was charged this month with a count of sexual assault. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Johnson County Wellness Group Discusses Obesity Epidemic

Wednesday afternoon the Johnson County Wellness Group had their quarterly meeting, this time focusing on the Obesity Epidemic in this country and the problem with underage drinking in the State of Wyoming.

Bowling Tournament To Benefit Food Pantry

A family-friendly event happening Friday and Saturday at the Buffalo Bowl will benefit the Bread Of Life Food Pantry.

Both nights beginning at 6pm the Buffalo Bowl will host a Bowling Tournament with all proceeds going to the Food Pantry.

Numbers Down On Probation, According to VOA

The Johnson County Commissioners heard the quarterly report from VOA, Volunteers Of America, on their Youth Diversion/Probation Program they run for the county.

Saying His Goodbyes

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Sheridan College's Dr. Jon Connelly (Photo by Ron Richter)

Thursday night was the regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees.

Making Sure the Kids Are Ready

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This young girl shows off her new backpack she received free at McDonald's on North Main in Sheirdan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The McDonald's on North Main in Sheridan did something special Thursday for kids getting ready to start another school year, as free backpacks were given out to the little ones.