Sheridan County

New Chamber Director Plans on Getting Personal

Mid December, the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced that they had selected Dixie Johnson to be the new Executive Director of the Chamber.

Montana-Wyoming Water Fight Goes Before High Court

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is wading into a fight between Wyoming and Montana over how they share water from a river system. Montana says Wyoming is taking too much water from the Tongue and Powder rivers in violation of a 1950 agreement.

Wyo Legislators Condemn Attack on Giffords

Both Wyoming's U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis and Wyoming's U.S. Senator John Barrasso released public statements condemning the attack on Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

Poll Question: Teacher Employment Law

Education issues will be at the forefront of the 2011 Wyoming Legislative Session, and one of the pieces of legislation deals with legislation on the “Continuing Contract” status for teachers.

Carbon Monoxide Poison Prevention

Startling news from the Nebraska Regional Poison Center was released late last week, indicating that since the holidays, five different states have reported ten deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Knitting Scarves For Monkeys (with Colds)

You may have seen some recent Robitussin commercials featuring a furry orange orangutan or a fluffy chimpanzee. What you may not have realized is these ads have a local connection. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the story:

D-3 Deficiencies Popping Up Locally

Clinical labs all over the country are seeing a dramatic increase in Vitamin D testing. Not only are many people turning out to be D-deficient, but recent research is showing there may be many other health benefits from upping your Vitamin D levels.

Improvements are Being Made at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds

Several projects at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds have recently been completed. Those entering the fairgrounds from 5th Street will notice quite a change when navigating the road through the fairgrounds.

Rawlins Man Pleads Not Guilty in Street Stabbing

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RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) - A 31-year-old Rawlins man accused of stabbing another man in a street fight over has pleaded not guilty of attempted murder and assault and battery. Authorities say Babby Schaper stabbed a 23-year-old man on the street on Sept.

Exploding Pipe at Western Wyoming Rig Kills Worker

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PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) - An exploding pipe has killed a worker at a drilling rig outside Pinedale. The Sublette County Sheriff's Office says the accident Wednesday afternoon killed 42-year-old Kyle Rooke, of Driggs, Idaho. Sheriff's officials say Rooke was severely burned.

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