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July 21st, 2013

Full Buck,Thunder or Hay Moon? - take your pick

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Native Americans kept track of the seasons by giving them names to each recurring full moon. For July three meanings have been handed down. Full Buck Moon because male deer grow new antlers, Full Thunder Moon because thunderstorms are most frequent this time of year and the Full Hay Moon because it's around this time that farmers harvest, bale and stow hay for the winter.

Sheridan Media Week in Review

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We begin our look back at some of the top stories of this past week with the announcement that MobileHealthWare of Sheridan received a 1st place award by a panel of health care information technology experts for their innovative mobile software application.

The Snow Leopard's Tale

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Sheridan author Tom McIntyre recently published a book called “The Snow Leopard’s Tale.” Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden reports.

July 20th

7/18/13 SCA Results

7/18/2013 SCA Results
1D Barrels
1st : Anna Zowada 18.001
2nd : Caty Graves 18.672
3rd : Kelsey Hanson 18.776

2D Barrels
1st : Tori Blea 19.062
2nd : Shyan Davidson 19.072

3D Barrels
1st : Becky Kobielusz 20.138
2nd : Melissa Sams 20.814

Senior Barrels
1st : Ellie Bard 17.928
2nd : Shyanna Cahoy 18.249
3rd : Anna Zowada 18.369

Junior Barrels
1st : Bailey Cunningham 18.56
2nd : Tavy Leno 20.15

Pee Wee Barrels
1st : Grace Peterson 21.29
2nd : Nick Albrect 24.55
3rd : Tuck Myers 25.27
4th : Faith Stimson 26.13

1D Poles
1st : Shyan Davidson 20.900

2D Poles

July 19th

Arts, Crafts, Food Saturday In Buffalo's Crazy Woman Square

This weekend is “the calm before the storm” so to speak, the week between the Big Horn Mountain Festival and the Johnson County Fair and Rodeo, and there wasn't much scheduled to do.

Lubnau Appoints House Panel to Investigate Hill

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - House Speaker Tom Lubnau has appointed the House Rules and Procedures Committee to investigate Superintendent Cindy Hill's management of the state Education Department over the last two years.

Supreme Court Sets Date for Superintendent Lawsuit

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Aug. 20 in state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill's legal challenge to a new state law that stripped her office of many of its powers. Hill filed her legal challenge immediately after Gov.

Sheridan Resident to Appear on Jeopardy

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This upcoming Monday, 25-year-old Sheridan resident Patrick Geary will be appearing on the long running popular game show Jeopardy. Although Geary was in Los Angeles in April to tape the episode, he's got to keep a zipped lip on how he did on the show.

Woman Accused of Fabricating Online Harassment

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - University of Wyoming police say investigators traced a sexually, potentially threatening online comment to the personal computer belonging to Meghan Lanker-Simons.

Petition to Overturn City's Fluoridation Decision Grows

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Petition to Overturn City's Fluoridation Decision Grows (Photo by Chris Foy)

We previously reported on a petition making its way around Sheridan with the goal of overturning the city council's decision to fluoridate the municipal water supply.