Archive - Oct 4, 2011 - News

New Report Indicates Wyoming Needs Juvenile Justice Reform

A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation suggests that Wyoming is in dire need of juvenile justice reforms as the state has the highest rate of juvenile incarceration.

Murder Suspect Apprehended in Washington State

UPDATED: 9:00 PM -- Murder Suspect Caught

The FBI has confirmed that 22-year-old Sheldon Bernard Chase has been apprehended without incident in Spokane, Washington. A manhunt began Tuesday after three bodies were found at a home near Lodge Grass, MT on the Crow Reservation.

3 Dead, Suspect Sought on Crow Reservation

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Authorities say three people have been killed in a remote area of the Crow Reservation and a manhunt is underway for a suspect who may be armed.

Flu Clinics Scheduled for Sheridan Area Schools

Schools in Sheridan County will again be offering free flu clinics to students, thanks to help from community partners and Sheridan County Community Health.

Bradford Brinton Enters First Year of Giving Campaign

Like so many across the country, Bradford Brinton Memorial and Museum has felt the effects of the economic downturn, and as a result they have started an annual giving program.

Re-roofing of Sheriff's Office Given the Go-Ahead by the County

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Sheridan County received only one bid for the re-roofing of the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office. The lone bid came from Lowe Roofing out of Gillette in the amount of $109,000, which was approved by the County Commissioners despite it being almost $15,000 higher than the architect's estimate.

Commissioners Address Courthouse Items

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The Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday approved a contract with O'Dell Construction to install security upgrades to the Sheridan County Courthouse. Sheridan County Administrative Director Renee' Obermueller says that the project will consist of upgrading the security of the Historic Courthouse.

UW Looks at Raising Admissions Standards

CASPER (AP) - University of Wyoming trustees will consider raising the standards for guaranteed admission to the state's only public university. However, UW officials say the proposal wouldn't keep out students who want to attend the university.

Grizzly Killed After DNA Links it to 2nd Mauling

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park officials say they have killed a grizzly bear that fatally mauled a hiker after DNA evidence linked the bear to the scene of a second hiker's death.

TRMS, Elementary Participating in International Walk to School Day

Tongue River Elementary and middle school students will participate in International walk to school Day Wednesday, October 5th.