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Report: Excessive Electronic Use a Cause of Sleep Deprivation in Kids

(WYOMING NEWS SERVICE) -- The average child and teen in Wyoming spends eight hours per day on the computer, on their cell phone or playing video games or watching television, says a report from the National Wildlife Federation.

Some Say More Info Needed Before More Western Land Opened to Mining

(WYOMING NEWS SERVICE) -- More information is needed before Congress makes decisions in regard to opening up more federal land in Wyoming and other Western states to mining and drilling, two western democratic congressmen say.

Final Spear-O-Wigwam Lecture is Sunday, Sept. 25

The NWCCD is offering a final chance to visit their Spear-O-Wigwam campus this fall. Sunday, September 25th the college will present “'Reading' The Bozeman Trail: Exploration Narrative as Cultural Mythology".

BNF Prescribed Burns Start Saturday, Sept. 24

The Big Horn National Forest announced in a news release Friday that smoke may appear periodically across the northern Wyoming area this fall, as they will be conducting a series of prescribed burns - about 3,500 acres worth - across different forest districts.

Devils Canyon Road, FSR 14, Now Open

Closed because of landslides in July, Devils Canyon Road, FSR 14, is now open to passenger vehicles, according to a release from the Big Horn National Forest.

Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp Inmate Escapes

An inmate serving seven to ten years for larceny was reported on escape status by the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp Friday at 6:30 am, after he was discovered missing while on work detail at the State Fairgrounds in Douglas.

2nd Annual Bronc Pink Day Raises $2,000 for Welch Cancer Center

Sheridan High School students can be seen wearing pink Friday, along with others in the community, after students sold more than 500 t-shirts to raise more than $2,000 for the Welch Cancer Center.

'Hillbilly 'Limpics' Winners Earn Tickets to Cowboys/Huskers Game

The inaugural Sheridan Media "Hillbilly 'Limpics" were held Thursday night at Fremont Toyota, with contestants showing off their skills in different hillbilly-themed tasks in an attempt to win tickets to Saturday's much-anticipated Wyoming/Nebraska game.

Enhanced Weather Service Radar to Improve Precipitation, Tornado Detection

The National Weather Service Dopplar radar will be getting a major upgrade soon with the latest dual polarization technology that will improve the detection of precipitation and tornadoes.

Family, State Dignitaries Attend Funeral Services for Former U.S. Sen. Malcolm Wallop

Funeral services were held Thursday morning at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Sheridan for former U.S. Sen. Malcolm Wallop, with family members and other state dignitaries in attendance.

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