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June 20th

34 Sheridan County Students Make UW President's Honor Roll

34 Sheridan County Students Make UW President's Honor Roll

The University of Wyoming has announced the names of 34 Sheridan County students who made the president's honor roll for the spring semester of 2013.

First of the Year Third Thursday is Another Success

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The four "F's," food, fun, family, and friends, that's what the Third Thursdays are all about.

Lexie Madden Reflects on Her Reign as Miss Wyoming

Miss Wyoming Lexie Madden makes an appearance at Kennon Products in Sheridan. (Photo Courtesy of Patty Caywood)

Lexie Madden's reign as Miss Wyoming will come to an end this Saturday night in Sheridan, as she'll transfer the crown to the winner of the Miss Wyoming Scholarship Pageant. Madden says the past year has been amazing.

EPA Won't Confirm Frack-Pollution Tie

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency is abandoning its plan to confirm hydraulic fracturing is linked to groundwater pollution in central Wyoming.

Summer Enrollment Up at Sheridan College

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(Photo Courtesy of Sheridan College)

Just a couple of weeks into the summer semester, Sheridan College has experienced an almost 20 percent increase in enrollment. Currently there are 370 students enrolled in one or more courses during the session that began June 10, compared to just over 300 last summer.

Fire Off of 5th Street - Update With Video

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UPDATE 3:25PM

Sheridan Fire-Rescue along with Goose Valley Fire Department and Rocky Mountain Ambulance responded to a fire call shortly after 10:30 Thursday morning on the 1000 block of Adams Street. Sheridan Fire Marshal Brian Songer explains what ensued after crews arrived on scene.

Songer said that the origin and cause of the fire remains under investigation. We'll have more information on this story as it becomes available.

BPD Gains Experienced Officer

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The City of Buffalo welcomed a new police officer this week, as Shan Foster was sworn in. Mayor, Randy Dyess, said Foster is ready to get to work right away.

HDBC Announces Quarterly Meetings

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The Historic District Business Committee will now meet quarterly, as opposed to monthly.

Spring Creek Mine Extension Approved

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The Powder River Regional Coal Team has voted unanimously to approve an extension to Cloud Peak Energy's Spring Creek Coal Mine north of Sheridan.

June 19th

Sheridan College Continues to Work on Student Success

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Sheridan College continues to work on ways to help students succeed in their quest at graduating and receiving their diploma. The College Completion Challenge is a national promotion to try and get more students completing college. Sheridan College President Dr.