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November 13th, 2013

Water Board Makes Account Adjustments

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Adjusting two accounts of customers of the Sheridan Area Water Supply System was approved Wednesday by the SAWS Joint Powers Board. SAWS Project Manager Dan Coughlin says that the adjustments were made in accordance with their leak policy.

UW Graduate Student Takes Part in Chief Scientist Training Program

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UW Graduate Student Will Fortin (Photo courtesy of UW)

A University of Wyoming Geology and Geophysics graduate student was one of 14 scientists nationwide selected for the National Scientist Training Workshop. Will Fortin studied for 10 days in the Atlantic Ocean aboard the University of Rhode Island’s research vessel, the Endeavor.

Recreation District Plans Hoop Tourneys

The Sheridan Recreation District is planning a Holiday Inn Winter Shootout. The tournament will be held Dec. 21-22, but there's a $15 cut in the price if teams register by the end of the month. That brings the team cost down to $150. To reserve a spot, call 672-8931.

Home Tour Supports Homeless Animals

Cel Hope talked about the tour on Public Pulse. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

A tour of homes to raise money to take care of animals until they find a home has been planned by the managers of the Dog and Cat Shelter in Sheridan.

Wyoming Superintendent Honors Teacher

Hill, left, visits with Wiest. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill said it was great to be in Sheridan Tuesday to officially honor Fort McKenzie High School teacher Mick Wiest as Wyoming's 2014 Teacher of the Year. He's now in the running for national teacher of the year.

Open Studios Tour Deemed Success

Closeup of one of Paulette Kucera's stained glass creations on exhibit. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Fourteen Sheridan artists opened their homes and studios free to the public this past weekend to what they described as generally good but mixed results.

VA Hosts Veterans Day Observance

Keynote Speaker Keith Davidson - Photo by Pat Blair)

Every day should be a day to honor the nation's veterans, according to Keith Davidson, who is a current past State American Legion Commander.

Report Addresses Tribal Land Safety

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A commission formed as part of a law to combat crime on American Indian reservations is set to release a report on public safety in Indian Country.

November 12th

Range Management, Both Art, Science

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Tuesday night in the Whitney Presentation Hall at Sheridan College, was the 7th in the Natural Resources Lecture Series called “Improving Range Management Through Science” with guest speaker John Walker.

County Attorney: 'Dramatic Increase In Felony Charges'

Johnson County and Prosecuting Attorney Ken DeCock.

Johnson County Prosecuting Attorney Ken DeCock reported in his latest monthly release that the last six weeks have seen a dramatic increase in felony charges being filed by his office.