The Food Group in Sheridan raised approximately $21,000 at their fundraiser last week, thanks to a $5000 matching grant from the Perkins Foundation. The funds came just in time, because spring break is next week, and the group is doubling their regular delivery to students.
There was plenty of green in Kendrick Park Saturday as the Sheridan Jaycees held their 8th annual Run 'til You're Green Fun Run. While the forecast called for possible snow showers, the weather held up and the event drew nearly 150 participants.
Three school districts on the Wind River Indian Reservation are scrambling to find ways to cut their budgets without harming student programs paid for with federal funding that sequestration cut sharply earlier this month.
The U.S. Forest Service has stopped and dropped its 'fight all fires' approach for this year, considering the agency spent more than $1 billion battling blazes across the country last year. Last summer's Gilead Fire alone cost a total of $3.3 million.