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April 23rd, 2013

First Light Welcomes New Director

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William Maxwell is the new Executive Director at First Light Children's Center in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

First Light Children's Center in Sheridan has announced that William Maxwell is their new executive director. The search began almost a year ago to find the right person to lead the center into the future. Maxwell feels he can bring a lot to First Light.

Prescribed Burns at Bud Love to Take Place Late April/Early May

Prescribed Burns at Bud Love to Take Place Late April/Early May (Photo by Chris Foy)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department announced Tuesday they are planning a series of prescribed burns at the Bud Love Wildlife Management Area in late April or early May - if the weather permits. The department has contracted Fire Trax, LLC to conduct the burns.

SEEDA Discusses Preliminary Phase Report for CTE Study

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The preliminary phase report of the Career and Technical Education Study was discussed by the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Tuesday at their monthly meeting.

Phase Two of Wyoming/Park Reconstruction Set to Begin Soon

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Phase Two of the Wyoming Avenue/Park area reconstruction project will get underway Monday, May 6th. Crews finished up phase one of the project last spring and the City of Sheridan recently awarded the bid for phase two of the project to Intermountain Construction and Materials of Sheridan.

Commissioners Celebrate 125 Years of Government

Sheridan's County Commissioners held a special meeting this morning to commemorate 125 years of county government.

Sheridan Forms Band of Facebook Angels

(Sheridan Angels logo taken from Facebook)

The Sheridan community is getting a little bit closer, thanks to online social media. The Facebook page, Sheridan Angels, was started by Kelley Mason, a single mom of five and full-time college student.

Wyoming Parks Offer Lifelime Memories for Young and Old

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Bill Sniffin

Some of my earliest childhood memories of my dad loading up all of us kids and heading off to a state park for a day of play and relaxation.

Habitat Hosts Pre-Garage Sale

The Habitat for Humanity Re-Store features primarily construction items. (photos by Tracee Davis)

Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Big Horns is working to put together a massive garage sale to raise funds to build homes for families in the community. Director, Matt Davis, says this project focuses on items other than construction materials.

U.S. Attorney fraud specialist reviews Two Elk stimulus project

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By Rone Tempest, contributor

— Originally published at on April 16, 2013

April 22nd

Johnson Co Commissioners Work Session Tuesday

A work session has been scheduled by the Johnson County Commissioners for Tuesday, where they will discuss a number of items but take no action.