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Firefighter Jay Hasquet, Firefighter Ben Weaver and Captain Bret Ketchem, from the Sheridan Area Rural Fire Protection District, are joined by Jay's son Jacob as they observe a moment of silence behind two artifacts salvaged from the World Trade Center after the tragedy of September 11, 2001.

The South Main Street bronze sculpture "Synergy" shown here encircling "Old Glory," proudly flying from a nearby street light pole, provides a timely visual as the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches. Sculpture Gary Lee Price, whose trademark is "Lifting the Human Spirit Through Sculpture" created "Synergy" to, " . . . personify the intangible characteristics of teamwork, friendship and unity.

In recognition of the 10th anniversary of the tragedy of September 11, 2001, Sheridan Media and Cost Plus Furniture & Appliances have teamed up to put on a 24-hour, three-day "Spirit of America 9/11 Food Drive." Drop by and keep Ben Chalker awake and drop off your goods - in the store from 9 am to 5 pm Thursday and Friday and from 9-4 on Saturday.

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.

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