Archive - Aug 20, 2010 - News

Lawyers File Petition for Wyoming Death Row Inmate

Dale Eaton, (left) is on death row for the rape and murder of Lisa Marie Kimmell. (Courtesy Photo)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Lawyers for Wyoming death row inmate Dale Eaton have filed a 300-page petition in federal court contending he didn't get a fair trial. Eaton was sentenced to die for the 1988 rape and murder of 18-year-old Lisa Marie Kimmell, of Billings, Montana.

Montana Wolf Hunt Advocates Form Coalition

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana officials, ranchers, hunters and others frustrated by a federal judge's ruling that restored Endangered Species Act protections for wolves say it may be time to bypass the courts with congressional action. Members of the newly formed coalition met Friday, and said it no longer makes sense to just keeping fighting environmentalists in endless courtroom battles.

Nutrition Decoder Available for Wyomingites

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY - Every food item on the grocery store shelf has a nutrition label, but understanding what the percentages mean in trying to make healthier food choices isn't so clear. That's why the American Heart Association has a new online nutrition center for Wyomingites to help decode those labels.

Auditions Tonight for 2nd CTG Show

The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild is gearing up to begin its 2010-2011 season, and while the first show is already cast and rehearsals soon underway, tonight folks have an opportunity to audition for the second play of the season. A spin-off of Dickens' A Christmas Carol, this show is called The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge, a comedy by Mark Brown.

Sheridan College Enrollment Up—Close To The Ceiling

With the first day of classes around the corner, the Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees met for their regular monthly meeting Thursday night.