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Governor Matt Mead's office on Thursday released information about the State of Wyoming and CenturyLink (formerly Qwest) agreement on a contract that will result in two-thirds of Wyoming's 88,165 students having access to Ethernet broadband at their schools before the end of 2011.

In recognition of the 10-year anniversary of the tragedy on September 11, 2001, Sheridan Media will be working with Cost Plus Furniture and Appliances of Sheridan to put on a 24-hour, three-day "Spirit of America 9/11 Food Drive" with a goal of collecting 911 pounds of non-perishable food items.

Sheridan Media's Ben Chalker tells us more.

During the Sheridan City Council meeting on Tuesday evening was approval of Resolution 41-11, an application for a clean water state revolving fund loan in the amount of $156,465 for paving of the access road and parking area at the Sam Mavrakis Fishing Pond.

Early Wednesday morning crews from Knife River were laying down pavement on West Works Street. One more pass down the north side will complete Works Street and then it looks like Griffith Avenue has been roto-milled and will be next inline for the pavement overlay.

Under what renown rodeo announcer, Jim Thompson called "Glorious Weather" Monday afternoon, Wyoming Cowboy J.J. Butler followed up his first bronc ride of 71 with this one for a 72 to win the 23rd Don King Days Bronc Riding Title.

At Tuesday evening's City Council meeting in Council Chambers at 7:00 pm the council will consider awarding the bid for the Wrench Ranch Pathways Project. Part of that project is to place a pedestrian bridge across Goose Creek at this location. This is the view at the very west end of Canfield Street where the bridge would be located - some 4 blocks west of the north Main McDonalds Restaurant.

Monday's Don King Days kicked off at 11:00 am with the Don King Days Championship Polo Match between Little Owl and the No Trees. The No Trees team in white was leading 10 to 8 going into the final chukker when Joe Wayne Barry - seen here driving the ball to the goal - turned on the heat and scored three goals to give his team an 11 to 10 win.

What a Labor Day weekend of roping steers it was for Dave Sedar of Casper. Dave was the only roper of the 25 at the 23rd Don King Days to have a time in all four go-rounds that concluded on Monday afternoon at the Big Horn Equestrian Center.

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