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August 17th, 2011

Redistricting: A Change for Story Residents?

Representative John Patton

The Wyoming State Legislature's Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee met in Torrington and Cheyenne this week to discuss redistricting. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Entries Being Accepted for 2012 Sheridan County Calender Contest

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Entries are now being taken for the Sheridan County Calender contest.

Entries are now being accepted for the 2012 Sheridan County Calender Contest. Mary Ellen McWilliams with the Sheridan County Historical Society says that the contest, now in its 6th year has really taken off.

SCSD1 Adopts Resolution for Relief from AYP Requirements of No Child Left Behind

SCSD1 Superintendent Marty Kobza

Sheridan County School District No. 1 approved several resolutions at their regular board meeting this week.

Resources Available in Sheridan County for Suicide Awareness

Northern Wyoming Mental Health Center

It may not an easy topic to talk about, but just addressing the issue of suicide may be a large part of its prevention.

Paving underway at the bottom of Sparrow Hawk Hill

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Intermountain Construction and Materials (ICM) of Gillette on Wednesday morning was paving the widened shoulders of West Loucks Street at the bottom of Sparrow Hawk Hill. In addition to the widening of the road shoulders from 6 to 10-feet turn lanes are being added at both the Sparrow Hawk and Osprey Boulevard intersections.

Free Clinic Possibly on the Move

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The Free Clinic of Sheridan County may possibly be moving into this building.

The Free Clinic of Sheridan County may possibly on the move as the Sheridan County Commissioners gave their support of a grant application through the state to renovate the Public Health building on S. Main Street to accommodate the Free Clinic.

Yes, There is a Post Office behind Scott's Dahlias

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Scott Kent, Big Horn's Postmaster, waters his dahlias on Wednesday morning. Known for his green thumb Scott grows giant flowers in front of his post office at 226 Johnson Street in Big Horn each year to the delight of area residents and visitors as well.

WYDOT: Coffeen, Brundage Intersection Construction Alert for Wed.

WYDOT is installing a new four-head signal traffic light Wednesday at the intersection of Brundage Lane and Coffeen Avenue. Rhonda Holwell, Public Involvement Specialist for WYDOT, advises motorists as to what they can expect.

House Fire Tuesday on Dee Drive Controlled Quickly

Firefighter EMT-I Andy Lindberg, left, goes “on air” in preparation to suppress the fire while Capt. Chuck Dudrey assesses the fire. Fire damage can be seen on the back of the house in the electrical service equipment. (Photo courtesy of SFR)

A structure fire originated in some electrical panels on the outside of a private residence at 76 Dee Drive on Tuesday afternoon, but was extinguished in less than an hour by Sheridan Fire-Rescue and Goose Valley Fire Department.