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August 22nd, 2011

Antelope Hunting Should be Great This Year

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Fall antelope season is right around the corner. Photo courtesy Warren Mischke.

This is the first in a series looking at the hunting forecast for Northeast Wyoming. Today, we'll take a look at antelope hunting.

National Watercolor Exhibition

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Elizabeth Thurow of Sheridan received an honorable mention for her watercolor called "Flower Fiesta."

The Sagebrush Community Art Center in Sheridan is playing host for the 26th annual “Watercolor Wyoming National Exhibition,” now on display through the end of August.

Sunset @ The Box Cross Ranch

At the west end of Box Cross Road (CR-111), where the road ends, is Box Cross Ranch where Mother Nature painted a view to behold on Monday evening as the sun was setting. No doubt Victor Slack has seen many such views over the years from his Box Cross Ranch - thanks for sharing this one with us.

County Work Session: Suicide Prevention Coalition

Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coaliton Chair Vanessa Hastings

At a work session Monday the Sheridan City Council received an update from Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition Chair Vanessa Hastings, who discussed some of the findings from a 2007 report from Mental Health America and Thompson Healthcare.

Has This Summer Been Hotter Than Last?

This latest heatwave in the Sheridan region may be one of the last of the summer as fall isn't too far off on the calender.

Council Holds Special Meeting to Make Planning Commission Appointment

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City of Sheridan Council President John Bigelow

City of Sheridan Planning Commission member Kay Pearson resigned last week, which prompted the Sheridan City Council to hold a special meeting Monday to make a temporary appointment to the commission. The Council unanimously appointed Jason Szwec to a term of no more than 60 days.

Gotta Go? Go in Style

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Just in time for the Sheridan County Rodeo the county-purchased mobile shower/restroom unit arrived and was placed into service. The $54,000 unit, purchased from Ameri-can Engineering of Indiana is a most welcomed addition to the participant area of the fairgrounds where it was first placed - adjacent to the rodeo office east of the main arena.

Changes in SCOPE, Adult Basic Education Program in Sheridan

(Courtesy Metro Creative Connection)

Young adults looking to obtain their GED and or for enrollment in the SCOPE program can now go to the same place. Following the retirement of Sheridan College's Adult Basic Education Director Robin West, her ABE position was absorbed by SCOPE Coordinator Sarah Riehn.

Poll Question: What Should the US Postal Service do to Cut Costs?

Post offices nationwide have been in the news this summer, as advances of advertising and mail service in email and the Internet are finally catching up with the United States Postal Service, causing significant financial problems.

Unique Story on How Hospital Foundation Received Grant

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Sheridan Memorial Hosptial CEO Mike McCafferty

Last week we told you about the $3 million dollar grant that the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundaiton received from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to assist in the purchase of equipment for the new Welch Cancer Center. Sheridan ER Physician Dr.