The Poll Question of the Week

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The debt ceiling of debt limit was put in place by Congress to limit the amount of national debt that can be issued by the Treasury. It's the total amount of money the government is authorized to borrow to meet its obligations.

Horse-Drawn Hearse Offers Different Experience

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Champion-Ferries' hearse, drawn by what Mark Ferries considers the "prettiest team" ever to pull it, a pair of matching blacks. (Photo courtesy Champion Ferries Funeral Home)

The visual image is striking, a line of cars following a team of horses carrying a casket to Sheridan's municipal cemetery.

Week in Review

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

It's time for our Sheridan Media Week in Review, a look back at some of the top stories from this past week. Longtime Game and Fish employee Warren Mischke announced his retirement from the department, effective Monday, November 4th. Mischke says that his job as public information specialist in the Sheridan region was very rewarding.

Quota Met, Second Wolf Hunt Area Closes

The quota in a second wolf hunt area has been met and will be closed for the remainder of the season.
“Wolf hunt area 5 has reached its quota of 3 wolves,” said Alan Dubberley, Public Information Officer for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

SC Students Perform Well at Discussion Contest

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Photo: (from left to Right) Chuck Holloway, Sheridan College Horticulture instructor; Jake Bare, first place, and Julia Collins, third place. Not pictured, Torrey Belus and Amelia Manual. (Picture courtesy of Sheridan College)

Sheridan College Agricultural students Jake Bare, Torrey Belus, Julia Collins and Amelia Manual traveled with their coach, Chuck Holloway to the University of Wyoming in Laramie, where they recently competed in the Wyoming Farm Bureau Collegiate Discussion Contest.

SHS Students Getting Ready for Bronc Pink Day

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Students at Sheridan High School are gearing up for the 4th annual Bronc Pink Day, Friday, October 18th by selling pink Bronc tee-shirts to benefit breast cancer awareness in Sheridan.

Health Officials Offer Smokers Help

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State health officials say anyone who's ready to stop smoking or using smokeless tobacco can get effective, generous help from the state health department.

Senior Center Serves For 40 Years

Jacky Jones, right, confronts the ghost during the Senior Players production of "The Creepy Corpse of Cal Capone" performed last August at the Sheridan Senior Center. (Photo Provided)

A week ago, Friday, a storm-created power outage forced the Sheridan Senior Center to do the unthinkable – close its doors for what may be the first time in its 40 years of existence.

Government Shutdown Cuts Voc-Rehab Services

Wyoming's Department of Workforce Services issued a notice Friday that the vocational rehabilitation division has cut services due to the federal government shutdown.

Ranchester Leaders Host Cap Tax Meeting

Ranchester's Town Council has scheduled a capital facilities tax presentation at its meeting next week.