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August 25th, 2011

THE 2011 FOOTBALL SEASON OPENS TONIGHT

FOOTBALL - The Sheridan Bronc football team opens the season tonight at Homer Scott stadium against Cheyenne Central.

We heard a little about the offense yesterday on the defensive side of the ball they must replace 10 of 11 starters Head coach Don Julian.

The Broncs dominated special teams last year returning eight kicks and punts for touchdowns and Julian says this fall again they will make special teams a big part of their success.

Walk on Faith

Most of us go for an evening walk, an afternoon walk, or an early morning walk. David Parrish from Spokane, Washington is out for a 2,000 mile walk and he'll be passing through Sheridan Today. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter
has more.

Sheridan County Fairgrounds Gets Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

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Sheridan County Fairgrounds Gets Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds received some good news this week as the National Park Service has formally listed the Fairgrounds Historic District on the National Register for Historic Places.

6th Annual Harvest Celebration is Saturday

6th Annual Harvest Celebration is Saturday

The Powder River Basin Resource Council will be holding their 6th annual Harvest Celebration this Saturday in Sheridan. Bill Bensel with the Resource Council explains that the annual event is a chance to showcase food produces at local farms and ranches.

Good Idea - Except When the Wind Blows

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If you've ventured from the Courthouse parking lot to the Courthouse lately you may have noticed the portable crosswalk sign on Burkitt Street seen here. It does a great job - in the erect position - however the slightest breeze seems to knock it over.

'Don't Close My Post Office'

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Wyarno's Post Office is one of 44 offices in Wyoming that the United States Post Office has put under review for closure as a strategy to cut costs. The USPS has experienced prolonged financial difficulties because of the advances of internet advertising and mail services transferred to email.

Other area offices include Recluse, Parkman, Arvada, Clearmont, and Leiter.

photos by Brad Estes

Wyarno Residents Mull Options In Case of Post Office Closure

The Post Office of Wyarno, that shares a building with the town's restaurant and bar. It's one of 44 under review for closure by the United States Postal Service. (photo by Brad Estes)

Through the door there's a 3-foot by 10-foot or so walk-in area, complete with about 50 mailboxes on a wall that has a small service window. To the left there's a closet-sized corner for boxes and postage.

Looking at All Factors in State Graduation Rates

Sue Belish, State Board of Education

Wyoming statewide graduation rates traditionally hover right around 80 percent – the most recent State Board of Education report for the class of 2010 was 80.4 percent. Rates at Sheridan county schools have recently been in the mid-to-upper 80s.

Horsin' Around the Historic Sheridan Inn

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Six year old "Manifest Destiny" was seen Wednesday bathing in the morning sunlight on the porch of the Sheridan Inn. "Manifest Destiny" was painted in 2005 by Upton, Wyoming artist Karen Barton for a Gillette Easter Seals fund raising auction.

Public Pulse - Thursday 08/25/11

Senior Center / PRBRC Harvest Celebration