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Gillette Man Accused of Leaving Baby in Hot Truck

GILLETTE (AP) - A 27-year-old Gillette man accused of leaving his infant son locked in a hot truck all day has been charged with misdemeanor child endangerment.

CDC Reports Additional Listeria Death in Colorado

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported a third Colorado death linked to listeria in cantaloupes, bringing the nationwide death toll in the outbreak to as many as 17 people.

UW Enrollment for Fall Nearly 13,000

LARAMIE (AP) - For the second year in a row, fall
enrollment at the University of Wyoming campus is at nearly 13,000 students.

Sheridan County Schools on Meeting No Child Left Behind Requirements

President Barack Obama announced last week that he plans to offer waivers providing relief to the large number of schools that anticipate having trouble meeting high standards of the No Child Left Behind Act.

3+8 Teacher to Teacher

Wyoming State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill is spending a couple of days in Sheridan as part of the Wyoming Department of Education's 3+8 Teacher to Teacher initiative that focuses on improving literacy.

Fall Black Bear Areas 3-4 Closed

Fall black bear hunt areas 3-4 in the Big Horns closed for the season Thursday, September 29th after the fall quota of three sows was reached, according to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

Steamroller + SUV = DWUI

A 32-year-old Sheridan woman was arrested for DWUI and then transported to Sheridan Memorial Hospital after crashing her Trail Blazer into a parked steamroller Thursday night in Sheridan on Val Vista street.

Martha Hansen Dies at 97

CHEYENNE (AP) - Martha Hansen, the widow of former Wyoming Senator Clifford Hansen and grandmother of Governor Matt Mead, has died. She was 97. Mead announced Hansen's death, saying she died Thursday at the family ranch in Jackson.

NPS to Implement One-Year Rule for Winter Use Plan

National Park Service Planners will implement a “One-Year Rule” for the upcoming winter season in Yellowstone National Park in order to allow for time to address a large number of public comments that were received regarding the proposed long-term regulation.

EPA Proposes New Fracking Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency is holding hearings this week on new nationwide environmental standards for the process known as fracking.

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