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Timely Patriotic Symbolism

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The South Main Street bronze sculpture "Synergy" shown here encircling "Old Glory," proudly flying from a nearby street light pole, provides a timely visual as the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches. Sculpture Gary Lee Price, whose trademark is "Lifting the Human Spirit Through Sculpture" created "Synergy" to, " . . . personify the intangible characteristics of teamwork, friendship and unity.

Firefighters Visit 9/11 Memorial Food Drive

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Sheridan Fire-Rescue Fire Marshal Brian Songer talks with Ben Chalker and MaryJo Johnson Friday morning at Cost Plus Appliances where the Spirit of America 9/11 Food Drive is happening until Saturday at 6 pm.

The Spirit of America Food Drive is Underway

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In recognition of the 10th anniversary of the tragedy of September 11, 2001, Sheridan Media and Cost Plus Furniture & Appliances have teamed up to put on a 24-hour, three-day "Spirit of America 9/11 Food Drive." Drop by and keep Ben Chalker awake and drop off your goods - in the store from 9 am to 5 pm Thursday and Friday and from 9-4 on Saturday.

Ethernet Coming To More Wyoming Students

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Governor Matt Mead's office on Thursday released information about the State of Wyoming and CenturyLink (formerly Qwest) agreement on a contract that will result in two-thirds of Wyoming's 88,165 students having access to Ethernet broadband at their schools before the end of 2011.

The Spirit of America Food Drive

In recognition of the 10-year anniversary of the tragedy on September 11, 2001, Sheridan Media will be working with Cost Plus Furniture and Appliances of Sheridan to put on a 24-hour, three-day "Spirit of America 9/11 Food Drive" with a goal of collecting 911 pounds of non-perishable food items.

Sheridan Media's Ben Chalker tells us more.

Pavement will soon enhance this already beautiful spot

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During the Sheridan City Council meeting on Tuesday evening was approval of Resolution 41-11, an application for a clean water state revolving fund loan in the amount of $156,465 for paving of the access road and parking area at the Sam Mavrakis Fishing Pond.

WOW - Working On Works

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Early Wednesday morning crews from Knife River were laying down pavement on West Works Street. One more pass down the north side will complete Works Street and then it looks like Griffith Avenue has been roto-milled and will be next inline for the pavement overlay.

J.J. Butler is Top Bronc Rider @ Don King Days

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Under what renown rodeo announcer, Jim Thompson called "Glorious Weather" Monday afternoon, Wyoming Cowboy J.J. Butler followed up his first bronc ride of 71 with this one for a 72 to win the 23rd Don King Days Bronc Riding Title.

Before the Bridge

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At Tuesday evening's City Council meeting in Council Chambers at 7:00 pm the council will consider awarding the bid for the Wrench Ranch Pathways Project. Part of that project is to place a pedestrian bridge across Goose Creek at this location. This is the view at the very west end of Canfield Street where the bridge would be located - some 4 blocks west of the north Main McDonalds Restaurant.

Don't like Driving Down the Big Horns? Try Flying.

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Hang gliders and even a parasailer or two gathered at Sand Turn on the Big Horn Mountains all Labor Day weekend, entertaining small crowds as they flew off toward Dayton, Ranchester and Parkman.

During the best flights gliders reached heights of up to approximately 13,000 feet, said glider Jim Bowman of Parkman.