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April 25th, 2014

Public Arts Contributes to 'A Tribute To Tradition'

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From left to right: Statue Committe Treasurer Larry Grooms, Artist Jerry Smiley, Statue Committee Chair Greg Luhman, SPAC Chair Edre Maier, Vice Chair Kim Love and Fire Chief Terry Lenhart. (Photo by Ron Richter)
(Photo by Ron Richter)
(Photo by Ron Richter)

In March of 2012, firefighters with Sheridan Fire-Rescue began raising funds to commission a life-sized bronze sculpture of Captain Ed Green, who was a member of the Sheridan Fire Department for almost three decades.

Governor Mead Speaks At Chamber Awards Dinner

Members of the 'Wild Bunch,' the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, welcome Governor Matt Mead to Buffalo in their traditional way. The 'hangings' are given to new chamber members and chosen dignitaries.

Governor Matt Mead attended Thursday night's awards dinner for the Wyoming Chamber Partnership Spring Conference held in Buffalo.

The three-day conference featured Chambers of Commerce from around the state for training, networking, and the awards ceremony attended by Governor Mead.

Sheridan School Receives State Grant

Afterschool and Summer Community Learning Centers in eight Wyoming communities, including Sheridan, were awarded nearly $1.12 million today through the federally-funded 21st Century Community Learning Centers program.

Man Killed by Tree Limb

A man from Sheridan was killed Thursday night from a falling limb while trimming trees in the yard of his home.

New Brinton Museum Making Progress

New museum is under construction. (Photo by Pat Blair)
The Chief Curator is Ken Schuster. (Photo by Pat Blair)
This is the main house of the Brinton Museum complex. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Work on the new Brinton Museum has made great progress in spite of the past winter's weather.

District 2 Approves Staff, Accepts Resignations

Sheridan County School District 2 trustees approved staff for the 2014-15 school year and accepted resignations following a closed session earlier this week.

Locals Chosen as University Senators

Ahmed Balogun of Kwara, Nigeria, left, and Ricardo Lind-Gonzalez of Casper were elected president and vice president of the Associated Students of the University of Wyoming. (Photo Provided)

Five students from our coverage area have been chosen as senators at the University of Wyoming in Laramie.

Officials Say Donated Prescription Drugs Help Others

State health officials are making an effort this week to encourage people to donate, or safely dispose of, unused medications. Kim Deti of the Wyoming Department of Health said the Medication Donation Program helps people in several ways.

Simpson Speaks at College Graduation

Pete Simpson -- Photo Provided

Retired historian and former Wyoming politician Pete Simpson will serve as the commencement speaker at Sheridan College next month.

Local Golden Eagle Ties Record

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A state wildlife officials says a golden eagle that was electrocuted near Sheridan, was more than 30 years old, which ties the record for the second-oldest in the species that has ever been tagged in North America.