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October 9th, 2013

Strongest Dog in the West

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In June of this year, Paw Prints Pet Boutique in Sheridan held the inaugural wiener dog races. This Saturday (Oct. 12), they'll be holding another unique contest, as dogs of all shapes and sizes will be able to show their strength in the first-ever doggie weight pull contest.

Senator Wants Parks Reopened

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The closing of national parks due to the Government shutdown is certainly drawing ire from the public. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming called for approval of a bill Wednesday to reopen the country's national parks.

STATE TENNIS: FENN 1ST / RITTERBUSCH 2ND / BERRY 3RD

Sheridan Lady Bronc Julia Fenn won her second straight tennis title Wednesday afternoon, Fenn lost only two games on the way to the title.

Bronc defending boys state champ Reed Ritterbusch had to settle for second place and his teammate Adam Berry ended up in third place after winning the consolation final.

The Broncs finished 3rd as a team while the Lady Broncs were 5th.

Traffic Signals Become 4-Way Stops

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is reminding drivers that if you approach a non-functioning traffic control signal from any direction at an intersection, you must treat it like a 4-way stop.

Legislators Want Hill Funds

The Wyoming Legislature's Management Council will meet Oct. 15 to consider a request to pay for an attorney and others to help the state House in its investigation into Superintendent Cindy Hill.

Junior Councilors Take Oaths

Tongue River High School juniors Courtney Jolovich and Polina Medianina took the oaths of office as Dayton's newest junior councilors during the town council meeting Monday night. Jolovich is a Dayton resident, and Medianina is an exchange student from Russia.

Mine Deaths Alarm Union

The United Mine Workers of America organization says that coal miners are dying while politicians are squabbling and the government is partially closed.

Tribute Wall Honors Veterans

Sheridan Senior Center's annual Tribute Wall honoring area veterans will be on display next month in the lobby of the facility at 211 Smith Street.

County Lifts Fire Ban

The fire ban in Sheridan County has been lifted, as of Saturday. Notice was provided by county administrators.

Flights Canceled On Storm Day

As it turns out, flights in and out of Sheridan were canceled Thursday and Friday, but not because of the snowstorm.