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July 27th, 2013

Council to Hold Second Work Session on College Bond Issue Monday

The Sheridan City Council will hold the second of three scheduled work sessions regarding the $15.8 million Sheridan College bond issue. The College is looking to renovate and expand its current tech center that's severely outdated says College President Dr.

Week in Review

We continue our week in review series with a look back at some of the past week's top stories.

Missing Woman Last Seen in Sheridan

Missing Woman Last Seen in Sheridan (Photo courtesy Campbell County Sheriff's Office/Jennifer Barnes)

The Campbell County Sheriff's Office is investigating the case of a missing 23 year-old woman who was last seen in Sheridan, according to her family. Shannon Nicole McIntyre McClure has been missing since June 15th.

Illegally Dumped Waste Prevented from Reaching Tongue River

Illegally Dumped Waste Prevented from Reaching Tongue River (Photo courtesy Mike Gale/Sheridan County Sheriff's Office)

We reported last week that the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office is seeking information related to an incident of illegal dumping of 100 gallons of a petroleum-based substance 10 miles north of Sheridan.

The First-Ever Sheridan Iron Festival

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The first-ever Sheridan Iron Festival took place Friday night at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, all in part to to one lady's dream. Katherine Deeds or Kat by her friends, saw a need and did her best to fill it.

July 26th

Gov. Mead Appoints Former Buffalo Judge as Circuit Court Judge in Sweetwater County

Gov. Mead Appoints Former Buffalo Judge as Circuit Court Judge in Sweetwater County (Photo courtesy Flickr user SalFalko)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has selected Craig Jones as the new Circuit Court Judge for the Third Judicial District in Sweetwater County. Jones will replace Judge Daniel Forgey who moved to the Seventh Judicial District.

Letter from the Public: Big Business and Fluoridation

Letter from the Public: Big Business and Fluoridation (Photo courtesy Flickr user athena)

I take exception to [the] comment in [a 2010 issue of] the Sheridan Press stating that tooth decay is the most common long term disease in children.

A Garage Sale For a Good Cause

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Senior Center held a “big” garage sale Friday that had just about everything one can imagine.

UW Trustees Approve Budget Request With Merit Pay

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is asking the state for about $14 million to raise faculty and staff salaries in the 2015-2016 budget. If approved by the Legislature, UW's request would equal about an average 4 percent pay raise.

Wilkerson Sentence: 20 To 40 Years In Prison

At his sentencing hearing this morning, Richard Cameron Wilkerson was sentenced to no less than 20 and no more than 40 years in prison after being convicted earlier this year of second degree murder in connection with the death of Brian Newman.