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August 24th, 2011

New Areas Connect Pathway System in Sheridan

Left to Right, Chuck Carbert City Parks Manager, Marie Lowe ERA Realty, City Council President John Bigelow, Bruce Pride, Brenda Williams of the Parks Commission and Megan Crow of MC2 Engineering attend the Scott Drive/Dome Drive Pathway ribbon cutting Wednesday.

As part of an effort to connect all pathways in Sheridan, two new area pathways officially opened with ribbon cuttings Wednesday afternoon.

Powder River Energy Foundation Uses 'Round-Up' to Give Back

(Photo Courtesy PRECorp website)

With the help of residents paying just a few extra pennies each month on their electric bills, the Powder River Energy Foundation is able to give back to the community. Communication Specialist for PRECorp, Kristin Kelly, explains their Operation RoundUp.

St. Labre HS in Montana Delayed by Wildfires

St. Labre Indian Catholic High School in Ashland, Montana will delay the start of its school year until Monday Aug. 29 because of multiple wildfires in the area.

Hazy Skies: More Fires in Wyo., Montana Bring Smoke to Area

Haze blurs the Big Horns Wednesday in Sheridan, several fires in Wyoming and Montana have brought smoke to the area, particularly the Hole in the Wall fire burning on the face of the Blacktooth Mountians near Clark, Wyo.

Hazy skies again greet Sheridan-area residents Wednesday morning as smoke fills the sky from a wide array of fires in both Wyoming and Montana - almost all of which began this week.

25th Year for Story Days this Weekend

A past year's Dutch Oven Cook-off, this year's event will take place on day one of Story days Friday night and entries are still being accepted. (Sheridan Media File Photo)

The silver anniversary for Story Days begins Friday and lasts through the weekend, with anything from a flea market to the 1st annual disc golf tournament on the list of happenings.

Jo Co Commission Approves Bentonite Mine Permit

The Johnson County Commissioners have approved a permit application for a bentonite mine in Southern Johnson County.

Dog Walk to Raise Funds For Buffalo Animal Shelter

The 4K Paws Dogwalk/Run will be happening Wednesday in Buffalo, and as you would guess, the event has something to do with four paws.

August 23rd

Buck Fever

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Whitetail doe courtesy of Warren Mischke.

This is our second in a series of hunting forecasts for Northeastern Wyoming and today we're talking about deer hunting.

SHS Works to Drop its Drop-Out Rate

Sheridan High School has implemented a variety of "academic interventions" to make sure its hallways stay full of students. (Photo by Brad Estes

A large part of how the state of Wyoming judges its high schools is by the number of students a school doesn't graduate, or the drop-out rate.

Governor Mead: More Jobs Need to be Created Despite Falling Unemployment Numbers

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Despite falling unemployment numbers in the state, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead says although pleased, he will continue to push the creation of more jobs in the future. The state unemployment rate for July was 5.8 percent.