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September 9th, 2014

Lawyer Finds Sasol/Jo Co Agreement 'Problematic'

A lawyer hired by Sheridan Media to review the proposed agreement between Sasol Synfuels International and the Johnson County Commissioners for operating Lake DeSmet has concluded two of the main points are “problematic.”

School Board Gets Update On Student Enrollment

Johnson County School District One's Board of Trustees had their first meeting of the school year Monday night, and were updated on the numbers of students enrolled at the district's schools.

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 10, 1914

Dozens of automobiles, 15-minute streetcars, saddle horses, buggies and other conveyances took crowds to the fairgrounds today for the first day of the Sheridan County Fair.

Big Data Conference Includes A Number of Guest Speakers

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The Big Data Conference is set to take place in Sheridan next week. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter takes a look at who'll be speaking at the two-day conference.

Local District Teachers of the Year Announced

The Wyoming Department of Education released the names of the their District Teacher of the Year Awards Tuesday. According to the department's website, Lorna Poulsen, a social studies teacher at Sheridan Junior High School has been named Teacher of the Year for Sheridan County School District #2.

Transportation Category Leads Statewide Deaths in Wyoming

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Wyoming State Epidemiologist Dr. C. Mack Sewell released the second annual Epidemiology Report on occupational fatalities and non-fatal injuries. The report contains trends and analysis on workplace accidents and deaths in Wyoming for 2013.

Sheridan Fire-Rescue to Host 9-11 Remembrance

The thirteenth anniversary of 9-11 is this Thursday, and Sheridan Fire-Rescue will be hosting the department's annual remembrance event.

Businesses to Hold Fundraiser for 9-11 Memorial

Two local businesses will be holding a fundraiser for Sheridan-Fire Rescue. Hannah Stepenoff has the details.

Enrollments Up in School District 2

Enrollment in Sheridan County School District 2 grew this year by more than 100 students over last year.

District 2 Trustees Hear Construction Updates

Sheridan County School District 2 personnel are working with contractors and engineers to resolve a drainage issue at the new Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School.