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August 26th, 2013

Sheridan Senior Center Gearing up for Annual Resource Expo

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Over twenty different organizations will be available for this year's Resource Expo that is sponsored by the Sheridan Senior Center.

August 25th

Pooches Rule at Kendrick Pool

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It was a day set apart for dogs Sunday evening at the Kendrick Pool. It was the last of the season swims and it was a doggie delight as the dogs with their owners took to the water. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott went pool side and brings us this story.

The Elks Youth Rodeo Keeps Getting Bigger and Better

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photos by Judy Hagerott

Sometimes the best is saved for last and that's what the Elks Youth Rodeo has become, one of the largest non-affiliated youth rodeos in the nation. Rodeos can be expensive, but this rodeo is all about the kids. Chairman Bob Strauser...

The Poll Question of the Week

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This past Tuesday a special election was held for voters to decide if they wanted to approve a bond issue in support of expanding Sheridan College's Tech program. The bond issue was defeated but what if there was another way to pay for improvements for the Tech Center without raising taxes?

Twenty-Seven Years of Story Days

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It was the 27th annual Story Days this last weekend and what a weekend it was. Beginning Friday with a Dutch Oven Cook-Off and ending Sunday with a church service and potluck lunch, there was something for everyone, old and young alike.

Sheridan County Library System Receives Grant to Host the “The Big Read”

The Sheridan County Public Library system has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to hose “The Big Read” in Sheridan County.

NTSB Releases Report on West Yellowstone Plane Crash

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A preliminary report on a fatal Montana plane crash suggests the accident came after the pilot overflew his approach to a runway and tried to compensate by turning more sharply.

August 24th

Week in Review

Week in Review (Photo by Ron Richter)

We continue our week in review series with a look back at some of the week's top stories:

Incident on East Burkitt

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(Photo courtesy of William Anderson)

At approximately 6:41 pm Saturday, the Sheridan Police Department received a report of shots being fired at a residence on the 400 block of East Burkitt Street in Sheridan.

Man Accused of Abusing Glenrock Girl Gets Prison

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GLENROCK, Wyo. (AP) - A Casper man accused of kidnapping and sexually abusing a Glenrock toddler has been sentenced to prison. Robert J. Parks has received concurrent sentences of to 44 to 50 years for first-degree sexual abuse of a minor and 60 years to life in prison for aggravated kidnapping.