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June 18th, 2013

Oil Rig Pops Up in Sheridan County

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Onshore Holdings, LLC, has set up an oil rig approximately 9 miles out of town on Highway 14 East toward Ucross.

County Airport Awards Contracts for Plan, Hangars

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Sheridan County Airport is moving forward with its long-awaited Master Plan Study, as the Federal Aviation Administration is able to release funds to airports around the country for federally mandated projects.

East Ridge Quarry Gets Go-Ahead

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The Sheridan County board of commissioners has granted approval to Big Horn Land & Leasing, Inc., to establish a gravel quarry just off of East Ridge Road.

Tongue River Canyon Road Under Rennovation

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Crews will be working on the entire road through the canyon this Tuesday and Wednesday.

SHS Construction Heightens Security

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Sheridan High School is under construction for the rest of the summer. Sheridan County School Distrit #2 Facilities Director, Julie Carroll, explains the project.

June 17th

City Receives Sales and Use Tax Receipts, Approves Budget

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The Sheridan City Council approved the City's budget for fiscal year 2014 Monday night. The budget in total, which includes general, special revenue, enterprise, debt service and trust and agency funds is $33.9 million.

Council Approves Cloud Peak Ranch 17th Filing

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In January of this year, the Sheridan City Council elected to table the Cloud Peak Ranch 17th filing due to a number of unanswered questions regarding the subdivision.

Community Members Form PAC to Support Sheridan College Bond Initiative

According to a media release issued Monday, a group of community members have formed a Political Action Committee to elevate public awareness and gain voter support for a $15.85 million bond for renovation and expansion of the Sheridan College Technical Education Center.

A New Opportunity for Struggling Students

Sheridan County School District Two Superintendent, Craig Dougherty, says the district will be introducing a few new programs at the start of the next school year to increase graduation rates - and in particular - reach out to struggling teens.

Superintendent Takes a New Slant on Retelling History

This past weekend at Fort Phil Kearny, just over the border in Johnson County, visitors were treated to guided tours, living history demonstrations, and no entrance fees. It was also a great introduction to new superintendent Misty Stoll.