Sheridan

This past weekend, hundreds of leathercrafters converged on the Sheridan Holiday Inn for the 20th annual Rocky Mountain Leather Trade Show and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott brings us this story.

Saturday, C & K Equipment hosted an old fashioned tractor pull and sale in the field across from their business on Commercial Lane. It was a family-friendly affair with folks sitting in lawn chairs along the pull lane watching the tractors compete.

Sales tax, we all pay it unless we cross the state's border and head up to Montana. It's one of the largest sources of income for the state and its counties. Here in Sheridan, we pay 6% on our purchases from merchants.

One thing we've come to expect to see downtown are the hundreds of flower baskets hanging along Main Street in Sheridan. Saturday the pots were hung thanks to the Downtown Sheridan Association and the volunteers that joined them.

Sheridan Mayor, Dave Kinskey, joined Public Pulse guest host, Ron Richter, earlier this month and provided some hind-sight comment on the evolution of South Park since the City's acquisition of the land.

The Sheridan Community Land Trust and other area non-profits are urging residents to unplug the cords, turn off the screens and enjoy being outside - with other real people - for a week of sponsored events and activities.

At the last board meeting of the Northern Wyoming Community College District, the VP of Academic Affairs presented some striking figures about a gender gap in learning at both Sheridan and Gillette Colleges.

Here's a look at the past week's top stories from Sheridan Media News as we continue our Week in Review series.

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