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October 22nd, 2013

Fracking Expert Speaks To Sheridan Audience

A longtime oil and gas engineer who helped develop shale fracking techniques for the Department of Energy, will speak on the geologic risks of hydraulic fracking, at an upcoming meeting in Sheridan.

Legislators Meet With School Trustees

Sheridan County School District 2 Trustees asked for laws raising the age of public school mandatory attendance and dealing with bullying in a meeting Monday night with Sheridan County's state legislators.

State Offers Nicotine Addicts Free Help

A state health department spokeswoman says people who want to kick the tobacco habit have a much better chance of success if they plan ahead and have tools and medication at the ready.

October 21st

SHS FRESHMEN VOLLEYBALL CHAMPS

The Lady Broncs freshmen played in their state tournament Saturday, October 19th, in Cheyenne. The Lady Broncs went into the tournament as the number 2 seed from the north. The played the number 3 seed from the south, Rock Springs. Sheridan won the first set easily, lost the second set, and won the third set to advance to the semifinals where they would play Gillette.

They won this in straight sets to advance to the championship match. They would end up playing the number one seed, Kelly Walsh.

REGIONAL VOLLEYBALL / FOOTBALL REGULAR SEASON FINALE / WYOMING COWGIRL HOOPS

COWGIRL KAYLA WOODWARD

STATE X-COUNTRY - The state cross country championships will be in Sheridan Saturday at the VA medical center, the boys 4-A race will start the competition at 10:30.

REGIONAL VOLLEYBALL - The Lady Bronc volleyball will head to Cheyenne Friday for their regional tournament at East high school they open with the host team at 11:00 Friday morning.

The Tongue River Lady Eagles and Big Horn Lady Rams will be in Wright for the 2-A East regional starting Friday. The Lady Eagles play Burns at noon the Lady Rams play Saratoga at 2:00.

Council Adopts Railroad District Plan

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Since 2004 when the Sheridan Railroad Historic District was formed, 11 of the historic buildings within the district have been demolished. A Master Plan for the district was put together and approved by the Sheridan City Council Monday that will help ensure the integrity of the area.

Local Business Brews Up Winners

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The Black Tooth Brewing Company in Sheridan recently won two medals at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado. There were over 700 breweries that entered the competition, with 4,800 beers judged in 84 different categories.

Council Approves Flood Plan On Second Reading

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The City of Sheridan is in the process of adopting a new flood plain ordinance in accordance with the new flood insurance rate maps that will take effect early next year. The Sheridan City Council approved the new ordinance on second reading at their meeting Monday night.

Early Snow Hard On Man, Beast, Trees

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By Bill Sniffin

The recent late September and early October snowstorms in Wyoming sure seemed like an anomaly.