September 18th, 2013

BLM Rejects Bid for Coal Lease Tract

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For the second time in as many months, a federal coal auction resulted in no sale, as the Bureau of Land Management Wednesday rejected Kiewit Mining Company's $35 million bid for the Hay Creek II coal tract.

Funding the Game and Fish Department

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Over the past two fiscal years, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has had nearly $7 million cut from their budget. This has resulted in the department having to make cuts in education programs, conservation, and wildlife monitoring.

College Board Authorizes Bond Issue for Thorne-Rider Center

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Northern Wyoming Community College trustees approved a bond resolution at their meeting Wednesday night that will finance $8.3 million in improvements to the Thorne-Rider Campus Center.

9th grade Sheridan Broncs

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9th grade Sheridan Broncs
teamwork, determination, and a blocked point after create an outcome vs Sage Valley with a win in OT 34-33.
Go Broncs!!
good luck this weekend against Cheyenne East.

Horsin' Around

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Apparently something was pretty funny, as this horse got a good laugh in while I was trying to snap a picture.

(Photo by Ron Richter)


Sheridan's USA Swimming club team, the Sheridan Swim Team Sharks, will hold two registration/information meetings prior to the start of its winter season on Thursday, September 19 and Monday, September 30.

Both meetings will be held at 6:00 at the Early Building Pool at Sheridan Junior High School.

For more information, visit Sheridan Swim Team's website at

September 17th


LADY BRONC SWIMMING - The Lady Bronc swimmers beat Buffalo in a dual meet last night. The Lady Broncs won 11 of the 12 events winning the dual 128-56. Next up for the Lady Broncs is a dual at Gillette Friday night.

SC VOLLEYBALL - The Sheridan college volleyball team beat the Rocky Mountain college JV's at the Hoffman dome last night.

Taking a Look at Our Cemetery

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The tour began in the Inner Circle of the library, moved to the Wyoming Room and then ventured out to the cemetery, amidst thunder, lightening, and then what turned into a downpour. Tuesday night was the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery Program conducted by local educator and historian Tyson Emborg.

County, Library Board Discuss Expansion Funding Options

At their Tuesday meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners and the Library Board discussed two funding options for the proposed expansion project for the library.