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Pain of a heart break

“So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.”. That line comes from E.A. Bucchianeri’s “Brushstrokes of a Gadfly,” and I imagine it strikes a cord with many in Sheridan this week. What a tough week.


Local student still fighting for life

SHERIDAN — A local student is alive but has a low chance of survival as a result of injuries suffered after being pulled under a school bus Monday afternoon. Six-year-old Esperanza Lagunes-Aarstad remains in a coma as a result of swelling in her brain, which has increased in the past 24 hours.


Over $16K Raised After 6-Year-Old Hit by School Bus in Sheridan

Over $16,000 has been raised as of Wednesday morning to assist with medical bills after a six-year-old was hit by a school bus outside an elementary school and suffered life-threatening injuries earlier this week in Sheridan.


Sheridan County Arrests for Thursday, April 25

According to a recent Daily Arrests and Detentions Report from the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Department, here’s a look at the arrests made yesterday around County 3. Cody Babcock, 18, Rock Springs, WY, Courtesy hold for other jurisdiction.


Wyoming Man Arrested For Drunken Rampage Through Cemetery

A 70-year-old Rock Springs man is facing several charges after allegedly driving through a cemetery fence and damaging 23 headstones with his vehicle on Sunday. According to a release from the Rock Springs Police Department, officers were called to a home on Jefferson Street in Rock Springs On April


You Can Spend the Night in a Wyoming Fire Lookout Tower For Cheap

If you're looking for a unique way to spend a Wyoming summer night, I have an idea for you. Did you know you can rent a Wyoming fire lookout tower for cheap?. It's true. Only In Your State has also done stories on this. The National Park Service rents out the Spruce Mountain Fire Tower located in th


Campaign Calls for End to Death Penalty in Wyoming

Critics of Wyoming's death penalty will gather outside the Wyoming Supreme Court at noon on Tuesday to officially launch a campaign to end capital punishment in the state. Sabrina King with the American Civil Liberties Union of Wyoming -- one of the organizations backing the Wyoming Campaign to End


Sheridan Fire-Rescue promotes, hires firefighters

SHERIDAN — After years of Sheridan Fire-Rescue tradition holding through decades of barely any switch-ups, two firefighters received promotions and one was officially sworn in following a ceremony Wednesday.


Wyoming Girl Pulled Under School Bus On Life Support In Colorado Hospital

SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — Family members say a 6-year-old Wyoming girl involved in an accident with a school bus is in a coma and on life support at a Colorado hospital. The Sheridan Press reports that the mother and stepfather of Esperanza Lagunes-Aarstad say she has brain swelling as a result of the a


“Camera Traps” Get a Unique Look At Wyoming Elk

Thanks to technology and a dedicated filmmaker and biologist. We get up close and personal with a migrating heard of elk up in the Yellowstone area. Their YouTube page actually has an entire miniseries dedicated to stuff like this and coming from the only Wyomingite who doesn't hunt, I still find th


Wyoming Man Will Not Seek Change of Plea in Idaho Killing

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Attorneys for a 42-year-old Wyoming man who has pleaded guilty in the killing of his pregnant ex-girlfriend have withdrawn a request to change his plea. Erik Ohlson, of Jackson, had pleaded guilty in February to murder and manslaughter in the killing Jennifer Nalley at her Teton


Agitated Parent Prompts Lockdown at Coffeen Elementary School

SHERIDAN, WY— Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School was placed on a short lock-down on Tuesday afternoon after an agitated parent of a student entered the school and refused to leave.


Coal company wins right to mine in northern Wyoming

The company trying to open the first coal mine in 50 years in northern Wyoming won the right to mine under another coal company’s surface rights in a court decision recently, bringing Ramaco Coal one step closer mining in Sheridan County.


May dates set for veterans assistance in southeast Wyoming counties

CHEYENNE – Two Wyoming veterans service officers from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in southeast Wyoming cities throughout May. Stephanie Davis and Windy Carter are available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state and federal veterans’ be


Sheridan County Unemployment Down Significantly from Last Year

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate continues to fall, according to a report released yesterday by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS). March unemployment data compiled by the research and planning section of the DWS reveals that Sheridan County saw one of the largest de


Wyoming's air quality takes a small hit, still among nation's cleanest

CHEYENNE – The vast majority of counties in Wyoming received passing marks in a study of air quality across the country. Both Laramie County and Natrona County rank among the cleanest in the nation in certain categories.


Wyoming this Weekend, April 26-28

Pop culture trivia, superhero costumes and video games are all on the agenda Saturday as Rock Springs hosts the third “WyoCon.”. The event, to be held at White Mountain Library, will also include a small vendor hall, panel discussions on popular television series and movies such as “Harry Potter,” “


Kemmerer council discusses WAM resolutions

At Monday’s meeting, the Kemmerer city council discussed eight resolutions proposed for the Wyoming Association of Municipalities (WAM) convention in June in Sheridan. Municipalities submit resolutions to WAM, and they are decided upon by the convention.


Wyoming teachers compensated better than most amid disappointing trend

WYOMING – Arguably no teacher is paid what they are worth but in Wyoming we compensate our educators better than most states. Recent data from the Economic Policy Institute indicates average weekly wages of public school teachers, adjusted for inflation, have decreased, while the weekly wages of oth


Todd County's Raven Cournoyer signs with Black Hills State

Black Hills State University head women's basketball coach Mark Nore has announced the signing of Todd County's Raven Cournoyer and two Sheridan College transfers for the 2019-20 year.