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2nd Annual Absaraka State Takeover

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Absaraka State Takeover Organizer Scott Stalick.

This past weekend was busy with all the communities surrounding Sheridan having celebrations and Big Horn was no different. It was fun, food, fine cars. It was the 2nd annual Absaraka State Takeover.

25th Annual Story Days

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Settling in for an afternoon of music at Story Days.

Saturday was the 25th annual Story Days, a day jam packed with sidewalk vendors and activities for all ages. Cars had to give way to pedestrian traffic as both sides of the main thoroughfare in Story was parked full.

SHS Offers Classes to Wide Array of Students

About 30 percent of students who graduate from Sheridan High School don't go on to college right after high school. SHS Principal Dirlene Wheeler says that post-secondary education doesn't always mean classes at a four-year college.

Community Celebration Set for North Main Opening

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WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell

The Wyoming Department of Transportation and the North Main community partners invite the public to a community celebration Monday for the opening of North Main Street in Sheridan.

“Just the Facts, Please”

Wyoming News Service- Just the facts, please. That’s the name of an upcoming event in Casper where Wyomingites are invited to pick the brains of experts on federal healthcare reform.

CHAPS Benefit Polo Cup is Sunday

The 3rd annual Children and Adults in Partnership Benefit Polo Cup will take place Sunday at the Big Horn Equestrian Center.

Steady Progress Made on Fires in the Bighorns

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Steady Progress Made on Fires in the Bighorns

Additional resources arrived, and steady progress was made Friday on the eight lightning caused fires on the Bighorn National Forest. Fire crews with the Bighorn National Forest were reinforced Friday by 3 hot shot crews, additional smoke jumpers and a helicopter.

The Dogs Will Swim

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The annual Dog Swim is Saturday at Kendrick Pool.

The Kendrick Pool will close for the season today by going to the dogs so to speak, as canines will be more than welcome to cool off with a dip this afternoon in the pool. Recreation Specialist with the Sheridan Recreation District Nick Dore.

Fires Continue to Burn in Yellowstone

Several new fires are burning in Yellowstone National Park.

Five new fires have been discovered in Yellowstone National Park, which now brings the total of fires reported in the park this year to 14. Yellowstone Public Information Officer Al Nash says that all of the fires are relatively small in size.

Airport Gets Construction Grant Following FAA Shutdown

A Federal Aviation Administration shutdown in July forced the Sheridan County Airport to wait on an grant that would allow them to renovate their taxiway, but airport Manager John Stopka said Friday that they received that grant this week, and now they will be able to start the project in September.