Archive - Aug 1, 2012

First Blue Moon of August

The common phrase "once in a Blue Moon" is used colloquially to mean "a rare event." This August is one of those rare occasions in which there are two full moons within the same calendar month - something that happens about once every three years. The two full moons this August occur at exactly 9:28 pm MDT on August 1st and again at 7:58 pm MDT on August 31st.

7 New Fires on Crow Reservation

7 New Fires on Crow Reservation

Lightning across the Sarpy Hills Tuesday night has sparked seven new fires on the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana. A media release from the Bureau of Indian Affairs states that the East Sarpy fire has covered over 40,000 acres since it was first detected Wednesday morning.

Public Pulse - Wednesday 08/01/12

Hospital Blood Drive w/Cecile Pattison / Civic Theater Guild w/Anne Quick

Public Pulse - Tuesday 07/31/12

Grow, Cook, Eat / Representative Jon Botten

Public Pulse - Monday 07/30/12

Sheridan County Historical Society Museum / Wyoming Girls School

Johnson County Fair Results For Wednesday

Sheep

Results from the 2012 Johnson County Fair Sheep Shows are:

Champion Senior market Showman: Lauren Rives.
Reserve: Taz Hulet.

Champion Intermediate Market Showman: Taylor Rives.
Reserve: Quynn Kennedy.

Full Moon Upon a Cloud

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Photo by Rex Arney

NWCCD Featured in CNNMoney Article

Sheridan College Dean of Agriculture and Technical Careers Ami Erickson

It's not everyday that education in northeast Wyoming is featured on one of the world's largest business websites, but that's exactly what happened Tuesday as CNNMoney ran a story about enrollment soaring at trade schools and community colleges across the nation.

New SRO for Sheridan Junior High

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Sheridan Police Officer Sam Damon reads to members of Raising Readers of Wyoming. (Photo Courtesy of the SPD)

Sheridan Junior High School will have a new School Resource Officer when school begins this year. Officer Sam Damon will be the newest SRO this fall, and is one of two Resource Officers in Sheridan Schools.