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This Week's Poll Question

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The federal budget is a hot item in the news these days, especially as we approach the end of the year and the so-called “fiscal cliff.” Ideas abound as to what needs to be done, prompting this week's Bank of Sheridan/Sheridan Media poll question.

Trail End Hosts Successful Holiday Weekend

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This past Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, the Trail End State Historic site opened its doors for a Christmas extravaganza. It was the annual open house at the Trail End. Site superintendent, Cynde Georgen, fills us in.

Kalif Shrine Hosts Christmas Party

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Santa's helper, Sheridan McKinly, has her arms full.

Santa shows up in quite a few places this time of year, and the Kalif Shrine is no exception. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott stopped in at the annual Christmas party the Shriners put on the for the little people and brings us this story.

Sheridan Media Week in Review

It's time to once again take a look back at some of the stories that made news this past week with our Sheridan Media week in review. The Sheridan City Council Monday night removed from the table and ultimately approved the Holly Ponds planned unit development #9. City Engineer Lane Thompson.

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Agriculture Investment Projected to Pay Off

(Photo Courtesy of Wyoming News Service)

Wyoming's billion-dollar industry of farming and ranching looks promising for future generations—that is, if they can get a foot in the door.

Groups File Third Lawsuit Over Wyoming Wolves

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Environmental groups have filed a third federal lawsuit challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's move to end federal protections for wolves in Wyoming. The Humane Society of the United States and the Fund for Animals filed suit Friday in U.S.

Despite Casper College Killing, Small Campuses Safe

Jim Krumm and Heidi Arnold were the victims of 25-year-old Chris Krumm's murderous attack in the Casper College slayings. (Photo courtesy of caspercollege.edu)

When a Casper College instructor was attacked and killed in front of his class, by his own son, there wasn't much campus security staff could have done to stop it.

Loss of Federal Leases Can Spell Loss of Wyoming Habitat

Some hunters and wildlife activists say the loss of Conservation Reserve Program lands could mean fewer ducks for Wyoming hunters. (Stock photo)

Conservation Reserve Program lands in Wyoming and other states are where thousands of pheasant and upland bird hunters go every year. It's also where millions of ducks and other birds nest and hatch their young.

Buffalo Ranch Featured On PBS Series 'America's Heartland'

Ryan Fieldgrove, his family and ranch are featured in this week's episode of “American Heartland.”

The show is a nationally-distributed TV program that is shown on Wyoming PBS stations and on RFD-TV.

USDA Employee Under Investigation for Photos of Ensnared Coyotes

The Casper Star-Tribune reports that Jamie Olson, an employee with the Wyoming Wildlife Services, posted this picture to his personal Facebook of an ensnared coyote being taunted by a dog. Additional images were posted of a dead coyote, prompting an investigation. (Photo courtesy of trib.com)

A man who traps and removes predators threatening wildlife for the USDA is under investigation for some Facebook photos he posted showing trapped coyotes - some alive some possibly dead - that appear to have been taunted by dogs. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy reports.

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