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October 28th, 2013

School Superintendent Weighs in on Dropout Age

Officials with Sheridan County School District #2 recently met with local legislators to offer some ideas to be considered during the upcoming legislative session.

Animal Shelter Won't Be Open Wednesdays Beginning in November

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Beginning in November, the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter will no longer be open to the public on Wednesdays. Shelter Executive Director Cel Hope says that the reason for the closure is because Wednesday is typically the slowest day at the shelter.

Sheridan Inn Re-opens

Sheridan Inn visitors were invited to sign the guest book as they arrived. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Smoke was billowing from the chimney of the Sheridan Inn, once again, Saturday night, as the new owners opened its doors.

Week Left For Christmas Stroll Sign-Up

Organizers of Sheridan’s upcoming Christmas Stroll say the elves are busy getting buttons ready, but they need to hear from those who want to participate.

October 27th

This Week's Poll Question

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Local school officials are urging county's legislators to pass a law mandating that Wyoming students remain in school until they're 18 or graduate from high school, whichever comes first? At stake, would be the student's driver's license, should they quit.

What do you think?

Gun Show Held Over Weekend

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This past weekend, the Wyoming Sportsman semiannual gun show was held in the Exhibit Hall at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. The gun show featured vendors from across the region and organizer Steve Hoffine says he has seen an upswing in attendance.

Commission Considers Zoning, Library Surveys

Johnson County's Commissioners have discussed hiring a company to perform surveys of the public to gather opinions on zoning regulations, and now would like to “piggy-back” surveys for the YMCA replacement and library expansion projects.

Sheridan Districts Considering BOCHES

Representatives of the the Board of Cooperative Higher Educational Services (BOCHES) and both the Johnson and Campbell County School Districts gave presentations to the three Sheridan County Districts, that are considering joining the group.

Superintendent Applauds District

During his report to the board, Johnson County School District One Superintendent Dr. Rod Kessler said he was pleased with his administrators and employees within the district, for a number of great reports he has received recently.

October 26th

Week in Review

(Photo by Ron Richter)

It's time to once again take a look back at some of the top stories that made the news this week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review. The Sheridan City Council adopted the master plan for the Sheridan Historic Railroad District, which was formed in 2004. Liaison for property owners in the district, Edre Maier, says that the plan opens the door for potential opportunities in the area.

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