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U.S. 14A Closes For Season

(Photo courtesy of WYDOT)

Crews from the Wyoming Department of Transportation are preparing to close US 14A west of Burgess Junction for the winter at noon Monday, November 18.

County Attorney: 'Dramatic Increase In Felony Charges'

Johnson County and Prosecuting Attorney Ken DeCock.

Johnson County Prosecuting Attorney Ken DeCock reported in his latest monthly release that the last six weeks have seen a dramatic increase in felony charges being filed by his office.

No-One Came Home Unscathed

Mary Hayden Burgess of Sheridan -- Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

In honor of Veterans Day, we've put together several stories about our local World War II veterans that will be broadcast throughout the day. Here's News Director Leslie Stratmoen with her report on Mary Hayden Burgess of Sheridan.

Maverick Road Closes

Maverick Road south of Sheridan will be closed next week for a waterline relocation project.

Voting Judges Enjoy Job

Manning the registration station at the Holy Name polling station was Sheri Thompson, left, and Marion Couch. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Tuesday's election was our news director's first time voting in Sheridan County.
Here's Leslie Stratmoen's report.

Mayors Weigh-in On Cap Tax Passage

The mayors of Sheridan County's three smaller communities that will benefit from the capital facilities tax revenues all expressed pleasure over its passage.

Visitors Enjoy Sheridan's Kendrick Park

A swing in the park. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Many people are still taking advantage of the mild fall weather to enjoy the outdoors.

Capital Facilities Tax Passes

Sheridan County's Capital Facilities Tax has passed.

Author Canterbury Signs Books

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Sheridan College instructor Dr. Jacqueline Canterbury will discuss and sign her newly released book, “Birds and Birding in Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains Region,” on Wednesday, (Nov. 6), from 11:30 to 1:30 in the academic center atrium.

Superintendent Wants Graduation Mandate

Superintendent Craig Dougherty of District 2 in Sheridan said a recent meeting with state legislators was important because he had a chance to discuss upcoming bills that could effect education.

Johnson County Attorney's Report For September

Johnson County and Prosecuting Attorney Kenneth DeCock's office, during the month of September, received 40 new misdemeanor cases, eight of which were DUI's.
There are 75 cases pending in misdemeanor or Circuit Court, 35 of which are DUI's and 7 are drug-related.

Sage Grouse Group Wants Public Comment

Sage grouse. Image courtesy Wyoming Game & Fish.

The Northeast Wyoming Sage-Grouse Working Group will hold an open house to gather public comment for their Sage-Grouse Conservation Plan Addendum.

The meeting will be from 11am to 1pm Tuesday, November 5 at the Campbell County Library, located at 2101 4-J Rd in Gillette.

Quota Met, Second Wolf Hunt Area Closes

The quota in a second wolf hunt area has been met and will be closed for the remainder of the season.
“Wolf hunt area 5 has reached its quota of 3 wolves,” said Alan Dubberley, Public Information Officer for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

SC Students Perform Well at Discussion Contest

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Photo: (from left to Right) Chuck Holloway, Sheridan College Horticulture instructor; Jake Bare, first place, and Julia Collins, third place. Not pictured, Torrey Belus and Amelia Manual. (Picture courtesy of Sheridan College)

Sheridan College Agricultural students Jake Bare, Torrey Belus, Julia Collins and Amelia Manual traveled with their coach, Chuck Holloway to the University of Wyoming in Laramie, where they recently competed in the Wyoming Farm Bureau Collegiate Discussion Contest.

Interstates Reopen

WYDOT is re-opening many roads.

Game and Fish Announces Wolf Hunting Seasons

Wolf hunting seasons have begun in the northwest part of the state.

Hunting seasons in each wolf hunt area began October 1 and will end December 31, except for Hunt Area 12 south of Jackson, which opens October 15 and closes December 31.

Game & Fish Has New Game Warden In Kaycee

Grant Gerharter, Kaycee's newest game warden.

Grant Gerharter is the new game warden for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in Kaycee, replacing former Kaycee game warden Kyle Lash.

UW Awarded $1.5 Million for Maternal Obesity Research

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(Photo Courtesy of the UW)

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a 1.5 million dollar grant to the University of Wyoming to study ways to reduce maternal obesity. UW Animal Science Professor Stephen Ford directs the university’s Center for the Study of Fetal Programming.

Recognizing the Signs of Depression

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Wyoming had the top suicide rate in the nation last year, and numbers earlier this year from the Wyoming Department of Health indicated that could be the story this year, too. As National Suicide Prevention Week wraps up, awareness and education will continue to be promoted throughout the year.

Hunter Education Field Day Coming October 2nd in Buffalo

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) will offer a Hunter Education Internet Field Day on Wednesday, October 2nd from 5:30 to 9:30 pm at the Buffalo Outdoor Shooting Site (Buffalo Trap Club) east of Buffalo on Stockyard Road.