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April 4th, 2010

SHAC Benefit Concert Is This Week

SHAC benefit concert is this Friday night at the WYO Theater.

The Sheridan Housing Action Committee is having a benefit concert this Friday night featuring the Wiyos. SHAC Executive Director Karin Spann says the Wiyos are coming to Sheridan from the east coast.

Cheyenne Family Injured On Way To Soldier's Return

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Members of a Cheyenne family were injured in a traffic accident while en route to the Wyoming Army National Guard's homecoming from Iraq.

Cheyenne Standoff Ends After 5 Hours

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Officials say a man involved in a five
hour standoff with police was armed with a high-powered rifle
fitted with a scope.
Cheyenne police arrested 38-year-old Vencil L. Ash III early Friday on suspicion of domestic violence. Officials say he also had an arrest warrant out of Colorado, though details were not immediately available.

April 2nd

Wyoming Cesarean Births High

Centers for Disease Control has issued a new report on Cesarean birth rates.

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicated that over the last ten years, the number of cesarean deliveries has become the most common surgery in the United States. The rate in Wyoming is up almost 50%, with one of every four babies surgically delivered.

Final Group Of Troops Return

Final group of troops are back in the Cowboy State.

CHEYENNE, (AP) - The largest single-unit deployment in Wyoming National Guard history has ended with the return of 100 members of the 115th Fires Brigade to Cheyenne. A couple hundred people were on hand to welcome the troops home with hugs, signs and waving flags at Guard headquarters on Friday afternoon.

Freudenthal Targeted By Extremists

Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal

CHEYENNE, (AP) - Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal is among dozens of governors in the country to receive letters demanding they leave office or be removed. Freudenthal's Chief of Staff Chris Boswell said Friday that state police intercepted the package when it arrived earlier this week.

Cell Phones And The City

City of Sheridan may ban or limit cell phone use by their employees.

The City of Sheridan is taking a serious look at developing a policy that would restrict cell phone use for city employees and perhaps ban the use of them altogether in some cases. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey is seeking input from city department heads on any comments or suggestions they may have regarding the need for cell phones and possible ban.

Foreclosure Auction

The Sheridan County Sheriff's Office held a public foreclosure auction Friday for one parcel of land located at 1 Wrangler Court in the Powder Horn, and the entire York Place development on east Montana Street in Sheridan. First Interstate Bank of Sheridan was the only bidder on both properties and were awarded the York Place development in the amount of $1.1 million. The Powder Horn Parcel sold for $450,000.

Dino Dee Debuts at the Tate

Its front and center for Dee the Mammoth as one walks through the door of the Tate Geological Museum at Casper College.  Standing fifteen feet tall at the shoulders, Dee was unveiled in March as part of a permanent display at the museum. Staff paleontologist J.P. Cavigelli

CO2 Concerns Don't Impede Wyoming Coal Mine Expansion

Antelope Mine near Gillette

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The federal government has rebuffed a new tactic by environmentalists to fight climate change by opposing the expansion of the nation's largest coal mines.