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October 1st, 2010

Lighting Ceremony Kicks Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sheridan firefighter Greg Luhman sells pink t-shirts from Local 276, while Lynette Bede, standing at the far right, visits with the crowd.

The evening of October 1st on Grinnell Plaza found about fifty people enjoying lovely weather, refreshments and the soothing melodies coming from Terry Garrison's guitar, all as a means to “ring in” Breast Cancer Awareness Month for the Kelly Schreibeis Memorial Foundation.

MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship Awarded to Ucross Resident

Jason Moran, a composer and jazz pianist who attended the Ucross Residency in 2007, was selected this week for a MacArthur Foundation fellowship. Sharon Dynak, President of the Ucross Foundation

Accident on Brundage Lane

The children's tricycles were in the back of the white pick-up, and flew out upon impact.

For the second time in just over a week, vehicles were involved in a serious smash-up on Brundage Lane near the Maverick Gas Station.

Hill and Massie on Statewide Testing

Is PAWS going to remain when we elect a new Superintendent of Public Instruction?

On the September 29th edition of KROE's Public Pulse program, Republican Cindy Hill and Democrat Mike Massie, candidates for State Superintendent of Public Instruction, joined co-hosts Kim Love and Sheridan District 1 Superintendent Sue Belish as guests.

September 30th

Putting on the Pink

The Kelly Schreibeis Memorial Foundation will be holding a special lighting ceremony Friday October 1st at 5:30 pm on Grinnell Plaza in Sheridan.
The Kelly Schreibeis Memorial Foundation will be holding a special lighting ceremony Friday October 1st at 5:30 pm on Grinnell Plaza in Sheridan.

Main Street in Downtown Sheridan is getting a temporary face lift to commemorate October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Kelly Schreibeis Memorial Foundation has added a little bit of pink to the downtown area and they invite the public to a special lighting ceremony Friday, October, 1st at 5:30 pm on Grinnell Plaza.

Sheridan and Johnson County Nonprofits Awarded Grants

In a media release issued Thursday from the Wyoming Community Foundation, nonprofits across the state of Wyoming have been awarded a total of just over $197,925 in grants. Of those, seven from Sheridan and nine from Buffalo have a few thousand dollars more for their coffers.

Bra Decorating Contest to Promote Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The Wyoming Comprehensive Cancer Control Consortium is looking for a little extra “support” for breast cancer awareness as it kicks off its first Decorated Bra Event. The contest encourages participants to decorate a bra to promote breast cancer awareness.

Western Senators Propose Bill That Would Exempt Wolves From Federal Protection

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - U.S. senators from Wyoming, Idaho and Utah are proposing legislation that would strip wolves in the northern Rockies of federal endangered species protection. The legislation unveiled Thursday is the latest in a series of recent bills all generally aimed at short-circuiting legal opposition from environmental groups opposed to seeing an end to federal wolf protections.

Wind Task Force Favors Eminent Domain Limits

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A task force is recommending that Wyoming no longer allow private companies to seize land for small power lines for wind projects. The Wind Energy Task Force voted 5-4 Thursday in Casper to deny the power of eminent domain to private companies that want to string power lines from wind turbines to main transmission lines.

CTG Opens Season October 1st

Standing left to right: Steve Baskin, Caitlin Carey, Dimitra Dugal, Michael Fox, Ben Brewer, Anne Quick. Seated left to right: Carri Carey, Genie Bowers, Rhonda Bicknell, Micah Wyatt. (Photo Courtesy of Cynde Georgen for the Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild)
Standing left to right: Steve Baskin, Caitlin Carey, Dimitra Dugal, Michael Fox, Ben Brewer, Anne Quick. Seated left to right: Carri Carey, Genie Bowers, Rhonda Bicknell, Micah Wyatt. (Photo Courtesy of Cynde Georgen for the Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild)

The Sheridan Civic Theater Guild opens its 55th season Friday night with a classic Neil Simon comedy, called Plaza Suite. Director Cynde Georgen says.