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August 29th, 2011

Freshman Learning Program Helping Students With Transition to SHS

From left, junior Baylee Baker, senior Drew Adriens, junior Kristin Grammens, and senior Kelly Hall work in a small group with incoming freshman students last Wednesday. Senior and junior Link Leaders at SHS gave tours and got to know freshman all last week, and will continue to work with them four days per week throughout the school year. (Photo by Brad Estes)

As high school students prepare to start class tomorrow, the group with the most nerves might just be the incoming freshman, and SHS is trying to make their transition a little easier.

One New Fire in Big Horns, 10 Contained by Sunday Night

One new wildfire was caused by lightning Sunday night located one half-mile northwest of Shell Reservoir in Big Horn County in the Cloud Peak Wilderness.

August 28th

BHMC Taking Public Comment on CEDS

BHMC Taking Public Comment on CEDS

The Big Horn Mountain Coalition is comprised of county commissioners, municipal officials, economic development professionals and representatives from the private sector from Sheridan, Johnson, Big Horn and Washakie Counties.

6th Annual Harvest Fest

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Mark Williams checking his roasting pig.

The Exhibit Hall at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds became a place of homespun fun and food Saturday as the Powder River Basin Resource Council hosted its major fundraiser, the 6th annual Harvest Fest.

2nd Annual Absaraka State Takeover

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Absaraka State Takeover Organizer Scott Stalick.

This past weekend was busy with all the communities surrounding Sheridan having celebrations and Big Horn was no different. It was fun, food, fine cars. It was the 2nd annual Absaraka State Takeover.

25th Annual Story Days

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Settling in for an afternoon of music at Story Days.

Saturday was the 25th annual Story Days, a day jam packed with sidewalk vendors and activities for all ages. Cars had to give way to pedestrian traffic as both sides of the main thoroughfare in Story was parked full.

SHS Offers Classes to Wide Array of Students

About 30 percent of students who graduate from Sheridan High School don't go on to college right after high school. SHS Principal Dirlene Wheeler says that post-secondary education doesn't always mean classes at a four-year college.

August 27th

Community Celebration Set for North Main Opening

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WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell

The Wyoming Department of Transportation and the North Main community partners invite the public to a community celebration Monday for the opening of North Main Street in Sheridan.

“Just the Facts, Please”

Wyoming News Service- Just the facts, please. That’s the name of an upcoming event in Casper where Wyomingites are invited to pick the brains of experts on federal healthcare reform.

CHAPS Benefit Polo Cup is Sunday

The 3rd annual Children and Adults in Partnership Benefit Polo Cup will take place Sunday at the Big Horn Equestrian Center.