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October 12th, 2013

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.

Watchdog Group Reports Safety Risks

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A report by a disability advocacy group says residents at a state facility for the developmentally disabled are exposed to significant safety risks.

Tree Limb Pick-up's Week Out

Sheridan College students Brianne Birt, left, of Cheyenne and Hallie Griffith of Montana were caught jumping on tree limbs. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Piles of downed tree limbs still line the streets of Sheridan, from last Friday's storm.