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April 27th, 2014

Week in Review

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

A Wyoming Supreme Court ruling in December of last year changed the way municipalities negotiate a collective bargaining agreement with their local firefighters union. The Court's decision stipulates that negotiations with the union must be conducted with a quorum of the City Council present, and the Mayor as lead negotiator for the city.

At the end of the most recent City Council meeting, the local firefighters union and the City opened negotiations on a collective bargaining agreement. President of the local union, George Neeson wasn't exactly pleased with the way things started out.

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April 26th

A Look Back in Time: April 27, 1914

C.K. Boyle fell into the chloride vat at 11 o'clock this morning.

Arch Coal Cited For Miner's Death

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 GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - The Mine Safety and Health Administration says a coal mine fatality in the Powder River Basin could have been prevented with proper maintenance of a power shovel and by sticking to safety training for moving shovels.

Veterans Commission Wants Information

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The Wyoming Veterans Commission is encouraging Wyoming veterans and family to complete a short online survey regarding benefits and services. Executive Director of the Commission, Larry Barttelbort says the survey is part of their strategic planning process.

Artist to be Honored at Brinton Museum

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Author/illustrator Zachary Pullen of Casper will be honored at a reception from 2 until 4 Sunday at the Brinton Museum in Big Horn. The event is open free to the public.

April 25th

A Look Back in Time: April 26, 1914

An 11-year-old Monarch boy is in the hospital here in Sheridan after being accidentally wounded by a shotgun discharge.

Drug Take-Back Day Today In Buffalo

Today, Saturday, April 26th, you can take your unwanted, unused prescription drugs to be collected and properly disposed of.

Museum Preserves Gentleman Rancher Legacy

Fine art and furnishings and rare documents including an original letter by Abraham Lincoln preserve the history and tastes of Bradford Brinton, the gentleman rancher who gave his name to the museum and memorial just outside Big Horn.

Local Child Advocacy Group Honors Volunteers

About 75 people gathered this morning at the Best Western in Sheridan to honor children and those who make sure those children have a voice in the court system.

Public Arts Contributes to 'A Tribute To Tradition'

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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.