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Getting ready for the 31st Annual Turkey Trot

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The kids are lining up for the running of the 31st Annual Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day. The Volunteers of America (VOA) Northern Rockies is hosting this year's event as the kids are getting ready for the 1-mile run and then it will be time for the not so young who will go 4-laps around Kendrick Park - 5 kilometers or 2.8miles, take your choice.

Turkey Day

Happy Thanksgiving!!

Photos by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Phase I - Looking Good (updated)

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Workers were busy installing signs in the Wyoming-Park Street Planning Area on Wednesday morning. If all goes well the streets of Whittier, Burkitt and Wyoming Avenue in the Phase I area may be opened to traffic by day's end. On April 21st a Memo from the Sheridan City Council went out describing the phase I project.

Governor Mead Opposes Closure of Rural Post Offices

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In a news release Tuesday Governor Mead indicated his opposition to the closing of rural post offices in Wyoming. The post office at Leiter Wyoming shown here is among the 43 post offices in the state that the U.S.P.S. has listed for possible closure. Governor Mead noted that these closures would add 40-60 miles miles of driving for rural residents to get their mail, but that the U.S.P.S.

A Shower for the 4A Coach of the Year (updated)

The Wyoming Coaches Association has named Sheridan's Don Julian the Class 4A Coach of the Year. His name and that of Cheyenne East's Chad Goff are on the ballot for Wyoming Coach of the Year - the results of that ballot will be counted on December 6th.

Post Season Sheridan High School Football Honors

After the Sheridan Broncs went 11-1 and won the 4A State Football title the post season honors keep rolling in. The players shown here have been named to the All-State and All-Conference list with three also being named as Players of the Year. In addition to these ten, Kevin Bakkehaug, Casey Carlton and Hayden Legerski were also named to the All-Conference list.

Closed as of Noon - November 21st

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Red Grade Road is now closed for the season beyond this point. The road was still open when this photo was taken at 10:30 am but was officially closed an hour and a half later at noon on November 21. For more see: http://www.sheridanmedia.com/new...

It must be true - Our troops are coming home!

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This notice posted on the wall of the Big Horn Post Office adds credence to the national news of October 21st when President Obama announced he's pulling nearly 40,000 US troops from Iraq. "Across America our service men and women will be reunited with their families. Today I can say that our troops in Iraq will definitely be home for the holidays," said Obama.

CDC Thanksgiving Food Drive

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Left, Marcia Young and Erin Kay of the Child Development Center load a box of non-perishable food items to deliver to the VA Shelter on Friday.