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Sheridan College President Says School In Good Hands

It was announced last week that Sheridan College President Dr. Kevin Drumm was a finalist for the president’s position at Broome Community College in Dickinson, New York.

Drumm cautioned not to take the news too seriously at this time because there are two other very well qualified candidates for the position.

Sagebrush Elementary Honored For Award

Students, teachers and parents at Sagebrush Elementary School all gathered in the gymnasium on Friday morning for a special awards presentation. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Jim McBride was there to present the school with its National Blue Ribbon School Award.

Sheridan City Council To Address Several Key Issues Tonight

The Sheridan City Council will meet for their final meeting of November tonight. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has a preview.

Bar and Grill licenses along with a developer's appeal will be the main topics of discussion this evening. Council President John Bigelow.

State Championship At War Memorial Stadium

This year the High School Football State Championships were played at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie. They had the cannons going off every time a team scored, a great medical team on hand and the big lights shining down on a university field. In short, players were able to get a feel of what it may be like to play football in college.

Snowmobiles Restricted In MT Wilderness Area

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A National Forest official says the agency is imposing new restrictions on snowmobiles in a wilderness area south of Bozeman in response to a recent ruling from a federal judge.

Gallatin Forest Supervisor Mary Erickson says snowmobile use in the Hyalite-Porcupine-Buffalo Horn Wilderness Study Area will be limited to just two areas.

3 Republicans Look Into 2010 Wyo. Governor Race

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Three Republicans are looking into running for governor in 2010.

Former Wyoming U.S. Attorney Matt Mead of Cheyenne, former State Representative Ron Micheli of Fort Bridger, and State House Speaker Colin Simpson of Cody have all formed exploratory committees. No Democrats have formed exploratory committees.

Library Auction Draws Hundreds For Celebration

The annual Friends of the Library Auction was once again a big success. Hundreds of people gathered at the library, and many took the time to place bids in both the silent and live auctions. The event is the main fundraiser for the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library each year. What did those attending think of the event?

Snow Is Causing All Sorts Of Travel Trouble In Southeast Wyoming

CHEYENNE, (AP) - Light snow is causing slippery travel conditions in southeast Wyoming, especially in the Laramie area. Eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 between Laramie and Cheyenne were closed Friday afternoon for a short period but remained slick and snow covered when they reopened. Other highways in the Laramie area were also slick and snow covered.

Pokes Look To Rebound Against The Aztecs Tonight

LARAMIE, (AP) - Wyoming faces another of the Mountain West Conference's leading passing offenses when it plays San Diego State tonight. The Pokes were torched by BYU and its quarterback Max Hall last weekend 52-0.

Sheridan City Council To Hold 3rd And Final Reading On Vacation Of Alleyways

When the Sheridan City Council meets for their final meeting of November this upcoming Monday night, they'll address the vacation of alleyways on the site of the old Central Middle School. Council President John Bigelow.

Three Republicans Look Into 2010 Wyoming Governor Race

CASPER, (AP) - Three Republicans are looking into running for governor in 2010. Former Wyoming U.S. Attorney Matt Mead of Cheyenne, former state Representative Ron Micheli of Fort Bridger and state House Speaker Colin Simpson of Cody have all formed exploratory committees.

Books For Babies Arrives At Hospital Again

Most educators will tell you it’s never too early to start reading with our children. Some Tongue River Elementary School students have taken that to heart. Each year the second grade class raises money to purchase books that are given to babies born at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. The “Books for Babies” program has become quite popular.

Lummis Speaks To Capacity Crowd At Sheridan County Courthouse

United States Representative Cynthia Lummis held a town hall meeting yesterday at the Sheridan County Courthouse. The Commissioners meeting room was filled to capacity with people discussing a wide variety of topics. Some of the questions asked of Lummis concerned wilderness areas, fairness doctrines, cap and trade, and healthcare.

Forward Sheridan Looks Back On Last Year

Data centers, ZIRC, energy development, new technologies, and planning were just some of the topics discussed at the annual meeting of Forward Sheridan on Thursday morning. It was the first annual meeting for recently hired executive director Jay Stender.

The SHS Drama Club's Play “The Miracle Worker” Opened Thursday Night At The High School

The Sheridan High School Drama Club's fall play this year is entitled “The Miracle Worker”, which depicts the life story of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan. The play opened Thursday night at Sheridan High School and will continue tonight and into the weekend.

Cast Member Emma Hall says this play presents a lot of exciting opportunities.