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June 24th, 2015

Summer Fun Means Finger Painting, Skipping Rocks with Grandma

Miles throwing his stone. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

With summer here, families are enjoying outdoors activities. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen caught up with two of those families this week, while enjoying the outdoors, herself. Here’s her report.

Museum Educator Reads the Indian Paintbrush Legend

Sarah Ligocki -- Leslie Stratmoen Photo

Sheridan County Museum educator Sarah Ligocki read a children's book during the Tidbit Tuesday program this week about the American Indian legend of the state's flower -- the Indian Paintbrush. She then helped the children finger paint the flower on canvas.

The 125 Iconic Fun Things To Do in the State This Year

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My 45 years in Wyoming has been mainly spent as a journalist.  Most folks who know me see me as a newspaper owner, writer, columnist, author or reporter.

Sheridan County Officials Hope to Absorb $800K Shortfall

Renee Obermueller -- Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

Sheridan County officials hope to absorb a projected $800,000 shortfall for next year. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Sheridan Brownfields Assessment Public Meeting

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

In May of last year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that the City of Sheridan had received an EPA Brownfields grant to assess hazardous and contaminated areas in the North Main area. That assessment is set to begin soon. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Land Trust to Host Trail Work Day

A portion of the Soldier Ridge Trail (Photo courtesy of SCLT)

The Sheridan Community Land Trust is inviting the public to join them for a trail work day at the Soldier Ridge Trail Saturday from 9 to 1. Land Trust Communications and Development Director Claire Hobbs said that those interested in volunteering are asked to meet at the trailhead at 9.

State Author Feels Wyoming’s Bars Contribute to State’s Cultural Legacy

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The University of Wyoming recently hosted a conference celebrating 125 years of Wyoming statehood.

June 23rd

CHAPS Hosts Fun Day for Veterans and Families

Veterans and families of veterans are invited to the CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy facilities on U.S. Highway 14 East for a free morning of fun on Saturday.

Sheridan College to Host State Meeting

Sheridan College in Sheridan will host the annual meetings this week of the Wyoming Community College Commission.

Balow: Goals Have Been Achieved

Jillian Balow believes she's helped achieve a "net win" to for education in Wyoming during her first six months as the state's superintendent of public instruction.