Archive - Nov 22, 2013

Wyoming Gas Field Tank Explosion Injures Five Workers

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PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) - An explosion in a western Wyoming gas field has injured five workers, one of them critically. Encana officials say the cause isn't known, but contract workers were welding at the time in the Jonah gas field.

Fort Mackenzie High School 1st Quarter 2013-2014

“A” Honor Roll

Grade 9
Jackson Boyd
Isaac D. Duff
Caitlin Freesene

Grade 10
Cecilia Samdahl

Grade 11
Gabrielle Migrants
Dax Reher
Sarah Trujillo

Grade 12
Tyler Benton
Harley Borzenski
McKyla Borzenski
Krisha Freesene
Michael O’Kelly
Hannah Ostheimer
Ashley Velos
Breanne Webb

The Wright Place 1st Quarter Honor Roll 2013–2014

“A” Honor Roll

Grade 6
Jade Mespelt

Grade 7
Dayla Broyles
Cheyenne Feley

Grade 8
Alexandria Bautista

“B” Honor Roll

Grade 6
Adam Nielsen
Bailey O’Leary
Cheyanne Oryall
Emily Swaney

Grade 8
Matthew Benedict

AP News Update

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Latest Wyoming news, sports, business and entertainment

BLM wild horse roundup planned for SW Wyoming

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) - The Bureau of Land Management plans to begin gathering wild horses in southwest Wyoming this week.

What are your spending plans for the upcoming holiday season?

First Northern Bank of Wyoming
Spend more
8% (48 votes)
Spend the same
23% (138 votes)
Spend less
64% (383 votes)
4% (25 votes)
Total votes: 594

Commissioners Give Floodplain Plan Update

A mallard takes a swim on Big Goose Creek, which is in the floodplain. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The floodplain management plan for Sheridan County, that must be in place by January, has undergone a few changes recently, and become confusing to some.

So, News Director Leslie Stratmoen discussed the plan in detail this week, with two of the commissioners, in hopes of gaining a better understanding.

Here's the report.

Friends Auction May Hit Million Mark

Presenter shows off one of many auction items. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The Friends of Sheridan County Public Library may have reached their goal of raising over $1 million with their auction earlier this month.

Dayton Tables Weapons Ordinance

The town council in Dayton tabled a discussion of an ordinance prohibiting discharge of weapons in city limits until a full council can be convened.

Survey: Binge Drinking Declines at State University

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Surveys by the National College Health Assessment show a decline in the percentage of University of Wyoming students who binge-drink.

The rate of binge-drinking over a two-week survey sample declined to 43 percent in 2011 from 46 percent in 2001.