The Elks Youth Rodeo Keeps Getting Bigger and Better

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photos by Judy Hagerott

Sometimes the best is saved for last and that's what the Elks Youth Rodeo has become, one of the largest non-affiliated youth rodeos in the nation. Rodeos can be expensive, but this rodeo is all about the kids. Chairman Bob Strauser...

The Poll Question of the Week

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This past Tuesday a special election was held for voters to decide if they wanted to approve a bond issue in support of expanding Sheridan College's Tech program. The bond issue was defeated but what if there was another way to pay for improvements for the Tech Center without raising taxes?

Twenty-Seven Years of Story Days

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It was the 27th annual Story Days this last weekend and what a weekend it was. Beginning Friday with a Dutch Oven Cook-Off and ending Sunday with a church service and potluck lunch, there was something for everyone, old and young alike.

Sheridan County Library System Receives Grant to Host the “The Big Read”

The Sheridan County Public Library system has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to hose “The Big Read” in Sheridan County.

NTSB Releases Report on West Yellowstone Plane Crash

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A preliminary report on a fatal Montana plane crash suggests the accident came after the pilot overflew his approach to a runway and tried to compensate by turning more sharply.

Week in Review

Week in Review (Photo by Ron Richter)

We continue our week in review series with a look back at some of the week's top stories:

Incident on East Burkitt

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(Photo courtesy of William Anderson)

At approximately 6:41 pm Saturday, the Sheridan Police Department received a report of shots being fired at a residence on the 400 block of East Burkitt Street in Sheridan.

Man Accused of Abusing Glenrock Girl Gets Prison

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GLENROCK, Wyo. (AP) - A Casper man accused of kidnapping and sexually abusing a Glenrock toddler has been sentenced to prison. Robert J. Parks has received concurrent sentences of to 44 to 50 years for first-degree sexual abuse of a minor and 60 years to life in prison for aggravated kidnapping.

Wyoming Workplace Deaths Reach 5-year High in 2012

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Workplace fatalities in Wyoming reached the highest number in five years in 2012 but the number wasn't too much higher than the rate over the past several years.

Another Season Comes to an End

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Another school year will begin in Sheridan in just a matter of days, which means that the season will come to an end for the Kendrick Park Pool, as today is the final day.