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October 12th, 2013

SHS Students Getting Ready for Bronc Pink Day

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Students at Sheridan High School are gearing up for the 4th annual Bronc Pink Day, Friday, October 18th by selling pink Bronc tee-shirts to benefit breast cancer awareness in Sheridan.

Health Officials Offer Smokers Help

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State health officials say anyone who's ready to stop smoking or using smokeless tobacco can get effective, generous help from the state health department.

Senior Center Serves For 40 Years

Jacky Jones, right, confronts the ghost during the Senior Players production of "The Creepy Corpse of Cal Capone" performed last August at the Sheridan Senior Center. (Photo Provided)

A week ago, Friday, a storm-created power outage forced the Sheridan Senior Center to do the unthinkable – close its doors for what may be the first time in its 40 years of existence.

Government Shutdown Cuts Voc-Rehab Services

Wyoming's Department of Workforce Services issued a notice Friday that the vocational rehabilitation division has cut services due to the federal government shutdown.

Ranchester Leaders Host Cap Tax Meeting

Ranchester's Town Council has scheduled a capital facilities tax presentation at its meeting next week.

Big Horn Unveils New Playground

The new playground for Sheridan County's Big Horn Elementary School in Big Horn will be unveiled next week.

Trees Piling Up At Landfill

Earlier in the week, Sheridan Mayor David Kinskey said the city would be staging one big tree pick-up sweep next week, but that plans' now been modified.

Commission Considers Homeland Security Grants

The Sheridan County Commission meets next week.

October 11th

Fair Pavillion May Be Used Year-round, Office Building Needs New Roof

Sheridan County Fairground crew work to repair the damaged roof of the fairgrounds office building. (Pat Blair Photo)

Plans to make the Sheridan County Fairgrounds pavilion a year-round facility will start with painting and fixing up the structure this winter, says Fairgrounds Manager Jamie Ringley.

Medicare Enrollment Starts Next Week

The seniors organization, AARP, is encouraging its members and other older Americans with Medicare to take advantage of the open enrollment period coming up between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7.