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January 17th, 2012

“Spirit of the West” Artists' Reception

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Photo by Diana Volk

An overflow crowd showed up Tuesday evening for the artists' reception at Sheridan College featuring the photography of Diana Volk and Stacey Ellenwood,

The show is called “Spirit of the West” and is all about passion, pursuit, and promise, and captures the way of the great American West.

Airport to Apply for FAA and State Grants

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Airport to Apply for FAA and State Grants

The Sheridan County Airport will apply for two grants, one through the FAA and one through the State Aeronautics Division.

Sheridan County Approves Land Lease Agreement With Verizon

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Sheridan County Commissioner Bob Rolston

Sheridan County Commissioners approved a land lease agreement with Verizon Wireless Tuesday. The agreement solidifies a prior agreement between Verizon and the Sheridan County Fair Association to construct a 60 foot monopole cell tower near the Fairgrounds office building.

Fire Destroys Shed on KROE Lane, No Injuries

Smoke rises from a shed on Kroe Ln. Monday afternoon. Crews believe smoldering ashes that were stored inside of it earlier in the day ignited combustibles and caused the fire. (photo courtesy SFR)

Sheridan Fire-Rescue contained a structure fire to a shed on the 600 Block of KROE Lane Monday evening, preventing the blaze from reaching the adjacent home, according to a media release from Fire Marshal Brian Songer.

SCSD2: Clean Audit, Bid To Advertise Meadowlark Furnishing

Sheridan County School District 2 board of trustees received a clean audit report and heard construction updates on Meadowlark elementary school at their regular meeting Monday night.

District To Meet With Governor Regarding Coffeen Funding

Sheridan County District 2 Superintendent Craig Dougherty

The Sheridan County School District 2 Board of Trustees met for their regularly scheduled meeting Monday night and received an update on funding for a potential new Coffeen Elementary school.

January 16th

Occupy Protester Tells His Story

In late December, a well-known musician from Tensleep, Wyoming was arrested along with nine other protesters at the Occupy Iowa Caucus in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

City of Sheridan Receives Financial Report

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City of Sheridan Receives Financial Report

Half way into the fiscal year, the City of Sheridan received some good news Monday night as Treasurer Jennifer Reed provided the City Council with a financial snapshot of how the City has fared so far and what's projected for the rest of the year.

SHS Parent Advisory Meeting to Focus on Suicide Prevention

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SHS Parent Advisory Meeting to Focus on Suicide Prevention

The parent advisory meeting at Sheridan High School this week will focus on suicide prevention training for parents, students and the community as a whole.

Lummis to Sponsor Bill Fighting Sections of NDAA

Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo)

President Barack Obama signed the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act on New Year's Eve, and sections of this year's defense funding bill has some up in arms.