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April 20th, 2014

Week in Review

It's time to once again take a look back at some of the top stories from this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

Black Tooth Brewing Company in Sheridan recently won a gold medal at the World Beer Cup in Denver. Co-Owner Tim Barnes talks about the beer that won them first place in the Wood-and-Barrel-Aged Strong Beer category.

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Gillette May Ban Parking in Alleys

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Gillette is considering a ban on parking in some downtown alleys while a main road is being rebuilt. Officials say the move is necessary to help delivery drivers during and after street reconstruction.

April 19th

Connor Battle Turned Tide for Arapaho

The Connor Battlefield Monument. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan Media continues its look at the local sites that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This week, reporter Pat Blair selects one of the area battlefields as her focus.

April 18th

Superintendent Hill to Return to Work Monday

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Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill (Courtesy Photo)

District Judge Thomas Campbell of Cheyenne issued a formal order Friday that affirmed that the bulk of a state law that stripped most of the duties from the state superintendent of public instruction is unconstitutional.

New Museum Director Announced

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Wyoming native John Woodward has been hired as the new Sheridan County Museum director. He will start working at the museum later this month – in time for the opening of the new 2014 exhibit, “Playing Through: Sports and Recreation on Sheridan County.

College Board Approves Master Plan, Creates Honorary Degrees

Dr. Paul Young -- Pat Blair Photo

Trustees of the Northern Wyoming Community College District that administers Sheridan College and the Gillette and Johnson County campuses met last night.

Senior Center Awaits Word on Grants

Sheridan Senior Center Director Carmen Rideout is a regular guest on our Public Pulse news talk show. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Sheridan's Senior Center Director Carmen Rideout expects to hear next month on whether the center will receive state funds to build the Day Break adult care facility in a new location.

City, WyDOT Give Lewis Bridge Update

Ronda Holwell gave the rundown during the kick-off event for the project. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The reconstruction of Lewis Street Bridge in downtown Sheridan has now closed Dow Street, from Alger to
Marion.

City, County Officials Meet Next Week

As broadcast earlier in the week, the leaders of both Sheridan and Sheridan County are coming together next week to talk about issues that concern both the city and the county.

Man Jailed for Threatening Officers

A local man has been charged with multiple offenses for threatening to kill officers at a bar in Belgrade, Montana.