Archive - Jun 2013 - News

June 22nd

Veterans Job Fair

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The Sheridan VA Medical Center held a two day job fair Friday and Saturday to give Veterans the opportunity to meet with state agencies, local employers and educational institutions.

Relay for Life was Friday

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Cancer affects everyone and Friday night, in an effort to fight back against cancer, Sheridan's Relay for Life was held at Kendrick Park.

June 21st

Equality Center: $10.10 by 2015

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The Equality State Policy Center is starting a campaign aimed at raising Wyoming's minimum wage to $10.10 by 2015. The current state minimum is a mere $5.15, though most employers pay the federally mandated $7.25.

Dianne Wyatt Takes Best of Show

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Cattail Junction

Friday night at the Sagebrush Community Art Center on 5th Street, an artists' and awards reception was held.

Miss Wyoming Pageant Takes Center Stage Tonight

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Miss Wyoming Lexie Madden (Photo by Ron Richter)

In a matter of a few hours, a new Miss Wyoming will be crowned on the stage of the WYO Theater in Sheridan. Miss Wyoming Lexie Madden has this advice for whomever will be crowned her successor.

City of Sheridan Receives Funding for Several Projects

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City of Sheridan Engineer Lane Thompson (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board, or SLIB recently approved a $1 million Community Readiness Grant for the Sheridan northwest infrastructure project, which will extend Yellowtail Drive further through the High-Tech Business Park in north Sheridan.

Wyoming Wins Academic Challenge

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The third annual Wyoming-Montana Academic Challenge was held at Sheridan College Thursday. The competition featured six-player high school all-star teams from both states that were presented with oral questions in a buzzer style format over five rounds of competition.

Fire Ruled Accidental

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(Photo courtesy of Sheridan Fire-Rescue)

Sheridan Fire-Rescue has revealed the mobile home fire yesterday at 1076 Adam Street most likely started due to an electrical failure, but the incident is still officially under investigation.

June 20th

Cindy Hill on No Child Left Behind

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Cindy Hill on No Child Left Behind

Wyoming is one of many states that have sought a waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act, an act that was re-written this week by the House Education and Workforce Committee. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Workshops for Young Writers Take Place at Fulmer Library June 28, July 2

Workshops for Young Writers Take Place at Fulmer Library June 28, July 2 (Photo courtesy Flickr user Nefi)

Sheridan High School and the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will be hosting an opportunity for young adults to develop their writing craft and spark creativity later this month and in early July.