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June 21st, 2013

Wyoming Wins Academic Challenge

(Photo by Ron Richter)

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.

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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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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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.