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June 25th, 2014

Ms. Wheelchair Wyoming is Headed to Nationals

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Chandra Hendricks is this year's Ms. Wheelchair Wyoming. Selected in May, Hendricks is now headed to Ohio for national competition. Tuesday, Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott found Chandra at a fundraising event and brings us this story.

Gas Leak Causes Local Street Evacuation

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At approximately 5 p.m. last night, the Sheridan Police Department, Sheridan Fire-Rescue and Montana Dakota Utilities were on the scene, when a gas leak near the Downtown Sheridan Association building on the corner of Main Street and Coffeen Avenue was reported.

June 24th

Senior Center Employees Honored

Two Sheridan Senior Center employees have received awards from the Wyoming Public Transit Association.

College to Offer Athletic Training Degree

Sheridan College will now offer an associate degree in athletic training.

A Look Back in Time: June 25, 1914

Pioneer Park is to be equipped with three of the finest pieces of steel playground apparatus that can be bought anywhere.

Pub Painters to Be at Brewery

Sheridan's Pub Painters will be at the Black Tooth Brewing Co. this week.

Governor Joins ACT to Announce New Fiber Optic Line

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and Sheridan based Advanced Communications Technology have announced that ACT will be installing a new fiber optics line from Casper to the Colorado border.

BREAKING NEWS: UPDATE Residents Evacuate Burkitt Street Area Due to Gas Leak

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Fire Rescue and Police Say Burkitt Area is All Clear

Billings MDU officials worked to close down both sides of the leaking gas lines and at approximately 10:10 p.m., fire and police officials said they were wrapping up work and the area was deemed safe for people to return.

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Gas Leak Causes Local Street Evacuation

At approximately 5 p.m. the Sheridan Police Department, Sheridan Fire-Rescue and Montana Dakota Utilities were on the scene when a gas leak on Burkitt Street, between the intersections of Brooks and Scott streets, was reported.

Alleged Murderer Waives Speedy Hearing

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A Preliminary Hearing that was scheduled for 57-year-old Paul Brookhouse Tuesday afternoon in Sheridan County Circuit Court was postponed due to Brookhouse waiving his right to a speeding hearing. Brookhouse is charged with Second Degree Murder for allegedly killing 62-year-old James Lee Drake.

School Board Approves Change To 2014-15 District Calendar

Johnson County School District One’s Board of Trustees reviewed and approved a request to make a slight change to the district's calendar for the upcoming school year.