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This last week starting on Thursday Feb. 17 and going through Saturday Feb. 19 Sheridan High School indoor track and field athletes traveled to Pocatello Idaho to compete in one of the largest national high school track meets. This year was a great year with over 20 Sheridan athletes making it to Simplot.

Looking south from the intersection of 8th and N. Main Street men and equipment from DRM Inc. have resumed utility work in the center - work zone - of North Main Street from 8th Street to 5th Street. Traffic flow has been narrowed and shifted to the outside, near the curbs, in both directions. Weekly progress meetings with WYDOT, City of Sheridan, ENTECH and the contractor DRM Inc.

Sheridan has been voted into the top 12 of the 2011 Distinctive Destinations by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. On Friday Sheridanites and historical characters gathered in the Historic Sheridan Inn for a "Sheridan Area Tourism Celebration" where food, singing, displays, historic characters, tours and spoken words were plentiful.

On a cold Sunday evening COAL was the theme as Kathy Mattea returned to the WYO Theater Stage. Kathy returned to her folk and bluegrass roots in support of her latest release, COAL saying she wanted to pay tribute to "my place and my people." 483 Sheridanites weren't disappointed as the WYO Theater sold out for her return. For more on Kathy see:

Kassi hit a home run with their "historic eatable art" - the Sheridan Area Tourism Celebration cake - at the Historic Sheridan Inn on Friday. Many Sheridanites and historical characters from the past gathered for a tourism celebration and the presentation of the Dozen Distinctive Destinations award that recognizes Sheridan, Wyoming as one of America's 2011 destinations.

Snow returned to the Sheridan Area on Saturday night as evidenced by this scene on Bird Farm Road between Big Horn and the Equestrian Center. Our area can expect up to 6-inches of blowing snow before President's Day arrivers when it is expected to be mostly sunny.

The Tongue River Branch Library, located at 145 Coffeen in Ranchester, just completed a major expansion - from 2100 sqft to 4600 sqft at a cost of $212,000, which included $50,000 Donated by Sheridan County Commissioners and $50,000 Donated by Sheridan County Library Foundation. If you'd like to visit, the hours of operation are Mon. - Fri. 10am - 6 pm (closed Noon - 1 pm).

Thursday evening after recognizing the Lady Broncs Seniors (Haley King, Brianna Smith and Kayla Woodward) on "Senior Night" the Lady Broncs stumbled on the court and fell to the Lady Camels 74 - 59 to split the season with Campbell County. It was the Lady Broncs last regular home season game but they'll return home for the Class 4A East Region Tourney on March 3 - 5.

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