Supermoon Comes Out Tonight

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"Supermoon" comparison photo courtesy of Wikipedia.

Stargazers will be treated to a rare astrological spectacle tonight as the “Super Moon” takes to the night skies.

Sheridan Media Week in Review

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Here's a look at the past week's top news stories from Sheridan Media News:

27th Annual VBS at the Y

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Pader J. Gibson with his horse named "Broom" entertains the kids at VBS.

This past week, anyone near our local YMCA couldn't help but hear hundreds of little people singing, playing, and laughing. It was the 27th annual Vacation Bible School at the Y.

Director David Kaufman tells us what the idea is behind VBS.

Veterans Job Fair

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The Sheridan VA Medical Center held a two day job fair Friday and Saturday to give Veterans the opportunity to meet with state agencies, local employers and educational institutions.

Relay for Life was Friday

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Cancer affects everyone and Friday night, in an effort to fight back against cancer, Sheridan's Relay for Life was held at Kendrick Park.

Equality Center: $10.10 by 2015

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The Equality State Policy Center is starting a campaign aimed at raising Wyoming's minimum wage to $10.10 by 2015. The current state minimum is a mere $5.15, though most employers pay the federally mandated $7.25.

Dianne Wyatt Takes Best of Show

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Cattail Junction

Friday night at the Sagebrush Community Art Center on 5th Street, an artists' and awards reception was held.

Miss Wyoming Pageant Takes Center Stage Tonight

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Miss Wyoming Lexie Madden (Photo by Ron Richter)

In a matter of a few hours, a new Miss Wyoming will be crowned on the stage of the WYO Theater in Sheridan. Miss Wyoming Lexie Madden has this advice for whomever will be crowned her successor.

City of Sheridan Receives Funding for Several Projects

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City of Sheridan Engineer Lane Thompson (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board, or SLIB recently approved a $1 million Community Readiness Grant for the Sheridan northwest infrastructure project, which will extend Yellowtail Drive further through the High-Tech Business Park in north Sheridan.

Wyoming Wins Academic Challenge

(Photo by Ron Richter)

The third annual Wyoming-Montana Academic Challenge was held at Sheridan College Thursday. The competition featured six-player high school all-star teams from both states that were presented with oral questions in a buzzer style format over five rounds of competition.