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January 25th, 2012

MDU: Power Outage Hits 3,100 Customers, Multiple Schools

Sheridan Fire Rescue outside the Children's Center Wednesday morning. No fire was reported, reports have personnel responding to an "odor" call. (Ron Richter photo)

Update: Power restored after 3-hour outage Wednesday morning in Sheridan

Two downed Montana-Dakota Utilities substations left parts of Sheridan without power Wednesday morning for a period of about three hours. Mark Hanson, spokesman for MDU.

Wyo Legislators Respond to SOTU

Sen. John Barrasso

Wyoming's delegates in Washington each released statements Tuesday night in response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address.

VA Says No More Homeless Veterans

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs courtesy photo

The VA Medical Center is joining others around the country in efforts toward putting an end to homelessness among Veterans. Will Banks, social worker at the VA in Sheridan.

SEEDA Discusses Insurance Amendments and Facility Maintenance Fund

Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board discussed amendments to the lease with First Light Children's Center at their board meeting Tuesday.

Wal-Mart McDonald's to Close Next Week

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McDonald's in Wal-Mart will be closing next Tuesday.

In less than a week, the McDonald's in Wal-Mart in Sheridan will be closing its doors after almost seventeen years of business there.

Report to NWCCD: JAC Looking Closely At Budgets

At the meeting held in Buffalo this week, the Northern Wyoming Community College District received a report from Dr. Mark Englert, who had been at the recent Joint Appropriation Committee meetings where funding for the state's community colleges and the University of Wyoming were discussed.

JCSD1 Approves Report to Community With Minor Changes

JCSD1 Board of Trustees

At their meeting Monday night in Kaycee, the Johnson County School District Board of Trustees approved a draft of the annual Report to the Community with some changes.

Nordic Club's Pole Creek Challenge February 4

The Powder Pass Nordic Club will present their annual Pole Creek Challenge race Saturday, February 4 at the Pole Creek Nordic Ski Area west of Buffalo.

January 24th

City Operations Could Be Impacted by State Budget

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Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has proposed a $64 million dollar cut out of his budget request to the Joint Appropriations Committee, which is in the process of “marking up” the Governor's proposed budget.

Skatula Named 2012 Wyo Distinguished Principal

Rick Skatula has been named Wyoming's Distinguished Principal. (Photo Courtesy of Southridge Elementary School in Casper)

For the second year in a row an educator with connections to Sheridan has been named Wyoming's Distinguished Principal.