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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.

SCLT Still Accepting Public Input for Historic Mine Byway

The Sheridan Community Land Trust is working to create Sheridan County's first Historic Mine Byway with the help of oral history gathered from local citizens.

SCLT Bike-tober Fest is Saturday, Oct. 1

The Sheridan Community Land Trust will host a two-hour “moderately strenuous 13-mile bike ride”, or Bike-Tober Fest, this Saturday along their trail that's near-completion west of Sheridan.

Maxfield Files Lawsuit Challenging Term Limits

Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield held a media conference in Cheyenne Thursday to announce that he's filed suit in State District Court to seek a court ruling on term limits for the state's executive branch.

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