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May 11th, 2014

Week in Review

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It's time once again to take a look back at some of the top news stories from this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

Wyoming Man Missing After Moving for Pot Industry

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AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Authorities are looking for a Wyoming man who went missing after moving to Colorado to become involved in the marijuana industry. An Aurora police spokesman said that 50-year-old Carl Shull has been missing since Nov.

May 10th

Coffeen School Endures Long History

The newest building to carry that name is under construction now, on the site of its predecessor on Sheridan Avenue. It will be ready for classes next fall.

Season Ending Soupfest Features Wilderness Program

The Sheridan YMCA's May Soupfest held on Friday was the last in the series of informational luncheons for for this year.

One-Cent Recipients Focus of Budget Work Session

The City of Sheridan continued their budget work sessions Friday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the story.

Briefs, Updates

Sexual Assault Reports on Rise at State University
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Sexual assault reports are on the rise at the state's only university, but campus police say it's probably because more people are coming forward to report acts of sexual misconduct.

Governor Mead Blasts EPA's Coal Plant Proposal

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Governor Matt Mead of Wyoming, the nation's leading coal-producing state, is calling on the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw a proposal to require new coal-fired power plants to employ carbon-capture technology.

Thursday Markets Now Open for Business

The Downtown Sheridan Association, known as the DSA, has started a co-op market on Thursdays as part of a precursor to the summer farmer's market.

May 9th

No Fault for Snow King in 2009 Chair Lift Spill

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - A jury has ruled that Snow King Resort was not at fault for a 7-year-old's 2009 tumble from a ski lift. The final judgment stated that Glenn and Leya Oswald would recover nothing from the case, and the couple must also pay Snow King's costs of defending the lawsuit.

A Look Back in Time: May 10, 1914

A small boy with a .22 rifle was responsible for shooting the valuable black dog belonging to Jim Worrall. The youngster has confessed to the accidental shooting, and a settlement will reportedly be made for the animal.

Mrs. T.O. Peacock of Miles City, Montana, is in the city visiting friends.