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August 20th, 2012

Rope For Knowledge Earns $4,700 For Jo Co Scholarships

Sunday's Sheridan College in Johnson County Rope For Knowledge Scholarship Roping to benefit scholarships for Johnson County students raised $4,700 according to co-organizer Ashlea Redding.

Results for the winners of the events are:

Team Roping: Jake and Johns Christian.

August 19th

Cooking Up Some Wild Game in Story

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Rob Davidson, BLM Wildlands Specialist cooking up some elk burger.

For those that turn up their nose at the thought of eating wild game, you missed out on a treat Saturday as the Wyoming Wilderness Association cooked up some mighty fine game meat at the Story Park.

30 Years Helping Our Miners

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Ross and Sylvia Sadler

NOWCAP, North West Community Action Programs, hosted a Bar-B-Que at Scott Bicentennial Park in Dayton on Saturday. It was to honor all those employees that work with coal at their jobs.

A Glimpse into the Past

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The Merchant Family

Folks stopping at the Burgess Junction Visitor Center on top of the Big Horns were in for a treat this past Saturday. Pioneer reenactors Kim Merchant and his two daughters, Ana, and Rachel were there, giving visitors a taste of pioneer camping during the late 1800”s.

Poll Question of the Week

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Presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced earlier this month that he has picked conservative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin to be his vice presidential running mate.

3rd Annual Absaroka State Takeover Car Show

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Saturday was a car show for the common, down-to-earth sort of car enthusiast. It was the 3rd Annual Absaroka State Takeover Car Show held at the Big Horn Y, south of Sheridan. Organizer Scott Stalick.

State Law Requires Time Off to Vote

The Primary Election in Wyoming is this Tuesday, August 21st. Employers should keep in mind that Wyoming state law requires employees to have some time off from their job to vote. Secretary of State Max Maxfield.

Sheridan Media Week In Review

Here's a look at top headlines from the past week:

Senate Sponsors In Vitro Fertilization Bill For Wounded Vets

A bill being considered in the U.S. Senate is aimed at helping wounded veterans start families by expanding coverage for in vitro fertilization.

August 18th

House Fire on North Broadway

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A fire at a home on the corner of 10th and Broadway in Sheridan Saturday night.
A fire at a home on the corner of 10th and Broadway in Sheridan Saturday night.
A fire at a home on the corner of 10th and Broadway in Sheridan Saturday night.

Sheridan Fire-Rescue responded to a house fire at 10th and Broadway in Sheridan shortly after 10 o'clock Saturday evening. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter reports that flames and smoke could be seen billowing out of a window on the west side of the home.