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September 15th, 2013

Council to Hear From Consultant on Fiber Connectivity

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The Sheridan City Council will receive a report from Public Works and consultant Joe Sharkey this evening regarding fiber connectivity in the Sheridan area. City Councilman Alex Lee says that the report should be very interesting.

This Week's Poll Question

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Benjamin Franklin once said “The only things certain in life are death and taxes.”

Eight Annual Harvest Celebration was Saturday

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The Powder River Basin Resource Council held its 8th annual Harvest Celebration in the Exhibit Hall of the fairgrounds Saturday night. It was a time to celebrate the foods that are raised and grown in Wyoming..

It's Born in a Barn Time

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The second weekend in September is “Born in a Barn” time, an annual fall 'feel-good' sale hosted by Shelley Kinnison. Held on the family grounds east of Sheridan, it's a fantastic sale of everything under the sun or as this weekend's weather showed us...under the clouds.

A Disappointing Tongue River Valley Family Fall Festival

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Pie eating Champ Jonathan Chandler

Even though the turnout was small, that didn't diminish the fun at the Tongue River Valley Fall Festival Sunday. A celebration of fall, it was also a get together for both communities, Ranchester and Dayton, to enjoy, before winter settles in.

Briefs From Latest JCSD1 Board Meeting

At the latest board meeting for Johnson County School District One, the trustees heard reports from administrators on the first couple of weeks of the new school year.

Property Owner Assures Commissioners Of Cleanup

Johnson County Resident and property owner James Curutchet attended the last county commissioner's meeting, along with legal counsel, to address the commissioners about a letter they recently sent him asking for a cleanup of his property.

Montana's Wolf Season Opens Today

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Montana's general wolf season opens Sunday with much looser rules than in past years.

September 14th

Week in Review

Its time again to take a look back at some of the top stories this past week with this edition of the Sheridan Media Week in Review.

UW Awarded $1.5 Million for Maternal Obesity Research

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(Photo Courtesy of the UW)

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a 1.5 million dollar grant to the University of Wyoming to study ways to reduce maternal obesity. UW Animal Science Professor Stephen Ford directs the university’s Center for the Study of Fetal Programming.