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October 20th, 2013

Link Floods Commons With Pink

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Two year-old Avery Hansen participated with mom, Georgia Kanuff, in The Link.

Saturday, Whitney Commons was flooded with pink as hundreds participated in the 5th annual breast cancer awareness walk called “The Link-Partners in Pink.” Sponsored by Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation, the event included a 10K run, a 5K walk/run and a 1.5 mile walk.

The Poll Question of the Week

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On November 5th, voters will decide if they want to renew Sheridan County's 1 percent Capital Facilities Tax. It's the penny tax that helps pay for infrastructure projects in the City of Sheridan, Sheridan County, as well as the municipalities of Clearmont, Dayton, and Ranchester.

Fort Hosts Full Moon Friday

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Superintendent Misty Stoll

An October full moon was the perfect backdrop as visitors got a taste of the spookier side of history at Fort Phil Kearny Friday night. It was the first-ever “Full Moon Fort” with guided lantern tours of the fort grounds sprinkled with the fun and freaky facts of soldier and native daily life.

Board Hears Audit, Project Update

The recent audit conducted of the Johnson County School District has been completed and came back “clean” for the most part, with only a few items left to be completed.
District Business Administrator Matt Ramey gave a report to the Board of Trustees at their last meeting, saying there are a few minor issues that will need to be addressed, and the auditors will have a report ready to present to the board in the near future.

Shutdown Effects Mixed, Says Buffalo Chamber

The recent partial shutdown of the Federal Government has had negative effects on some local businesses, but slight or no effects on others, and in some cases has actually helped local business, according to Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Director Angela Jarvis.

Johnson County Healthcare's Sufficient

Johnson County Public Health

Public Health Officer Dr. Mark Schueler gave a report to the Board of Health on Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training that is currently happening in Kaycee.

Week in Review

It's time to once again take a look back at some of the stories that made the news this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming explained why he voted against the debt limit increase that essentially ended the government shutdown.

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October 19th

Education Quality Draws Differing Grades

A recent survey indicates that Wyoming educators and employers are far apart on whether state schools are providing a quality education.

Local Fire Marshal Quits

Chad Brutlag's caught mid-slide. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

The fire marshal of the Sheridan Fire-Rescue department is leaving at the end of the month.

Commissioners Continue Cap Tax Talk

Cap Tax meetings continued this week, with the Sheridan County commissioners trying to clarify for voters what qualifies as projects before the proposal goes to a vote on Nov. 5.