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Wyo. Dept. of Health on Prostate Exams: Make an Informed Decision

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but some recent reports from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force have questioned the methods used in detecting prostate cancer.

Nighthawk Court Structure Fire Leaves Home with Significant Damage

A structure fire caused by a malfunctioning sewing machine foot control left a Sheridan home uninhabitable with fire damage Thursday.

EPA to Regulate Disposal of Fracking Wastewater

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Federal environmental regulators say they will develop national standards for the disposal of polluted wastewaters generated by hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

Buffalo Student Chosen to Meet Gorbachev

Buffalo High School graduate and current University of Wyoming freshman Brian Schueler was honored with the opportunity to meet and ask a question of former leader of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev during Gorbachev's recent visit to the university.

Buffalo's Pumpkin Festival Friday In Crazy Woman Square

The 4th Annual Pumpkin Festival will be happening Friday afternoon in Buffalo's Crazy Woman Square downtown from 3 to 6 pm.

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.

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