Ranchester

2 Dozen Area Athletes Attend Fall Special Olympics Tourney

About two dozen Sheridan-area athletes are participating in the fall Special Olympics tournament Thursday and Friday in Casper.

4th Raising Readers Bookfest and Feast is Saturday, Free This Year

Another Raising Readers Bookfest and Feast, the fourth annual, will take place Saturday morning from 8 to 11 am in Sheridan Junior High School gymnasium and cafeteria.

Study: Wolves Not Necessarily Equipped to Hunt Elk

(WY News Service) -- A new study finds that wolves may not be as threatening to elk as some may think. The study, conducted in Yellowstone National Park, finds that the animals are not necessarily built to hunt the large animals.

G&F Hunter Check Station Goes Well Near Buffalo

A Wyoming Game and Fish hunter check station went off without a hitch earlier this week near Buffalo, as more than 300 hunters were stopped by Game and Fish personnel on Highway 16 Tuesday about a mile west of Buffalo.

Governor Mead Believes States Must Lead on Energy Policy

Governor Matt Mead and 16 other Republican governors sent a letter to President Obama Wednesday expressing concern about excessive regulation from his administration.

Senator Enzi: No Child Left Behind Reforms Not Perfect, But a Good Start

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, the ranking member on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee, made the following statement Wednesday during the Committee's mark-up of the Elementary and Secondary Education Re-authorization Act of 2011.

No ECA Increase: SCSD1 Disucsses Joint Education Committee Recomendation

SCSD1 Superintendent Marty Kobza says he's disappointed with the discussions that took place at Wyoming Legislature Joint Education Committee meetings Tuesday in Casper, where the committee made a recommendation not to increase the K-12 External Cost Adjustment for district one for the third straight year.

SCSD1 Meeting: Winkelmann Teacher of the Year

The Sheridan County School District No. 1 Board appointed an official School District 1 board member to the Sheridan Recreation District Board during a regular meeting Tuesday night in Ranchester.

Wyoming Education: AP Headlines Oct. 19

CHEYENNE (AP) - A new study says 56% of the new students entering Wyoming community colleges aren't prepared for college-level courses. In addition, 23% of new students entering the University of Wyoming need help with math.

25 Now Dead in Listeria Outbreak in Cantaloupe

WASHINGTON (AP) - Twenty-five deaths in 12 states are now linked to listeria in cantaloupe, the deadliest known outbreak of foodborne illness in the U.S. in more than 25 years.

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