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Author: Don't Remove N-Word From Huck Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, 1884 (PD-US)

While a push to remove the n-word from Mark Twain's classic American novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn obviously creates a heated debate, at least one African American author strongly disagrees with the idea.

District 2 Approves Meadowlark Furnishing Bids

The new Meadowlark Elementary School will be completed this summer in time for class next fall. (Stan Woinoski photo)

Board members for School District 2 met briefly Wednesday to award bids for fixtures, furniture and equipment for the new Meadowlark Elementary School.

Trip of a Lifetime

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Tongue River High School Senior Katie Reed recently achieved 2nd Degree Black Belt status in Taekwondo and will be taking a trip to South Korea.

A trip of a lifetime is what you could dub an upcoming experience for one Sheridan County high school senior. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

SAWS Board Receives Quarterly OM Report

City of Sheridan Utilities Maintenance Superintendent Ken Hirschman

City of Sheridan Utilities Maintenance Superintendent Ken Hirschman provided the third quarter operations and maintenance report for the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board Wednesday.

Buffalo To Lose Police Officer, Will Purchase New Vehicle

Buffalo Police Sergeant Garth Nicholas gave the report to the city council Tuesday, standing in for Chief Jason Carder.

WTBC Hosts Speaker for Entrepreneurs

The Wyoming Technology Business Center is hosting a guest speaker at the Black Tooth Brewery today at 5:30 to 7 PM with aims of inspiring local entrepreneurs.

Sheridan County to Hold Open House on Riparian Management

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Sheridan County Planner Mark Reid

Sheridan County will be hosting an open house early next week to identify the preferred method for riparian management in the county. This is the last of three public events regarding riparian management. Sheridan County Planner Mark Reid.

Johnson County, LDCC Discuss G&F Lease At Lake DeSmet

At their meeting Tuesday, the Johnson County Commission hosted a discussion with Luke Todd and Dr. Tracy Rhoads, who sit on the Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition, on the proposed lease with Wyoming Game and Fish for water at Lake DeSmet.

First National Bank To Become First Northern Bank

First National Bank of Buffalo, Sheridan and Gillette will soon change its name to First Northern Bank, with branches in each community.
The change is scheduled to happen July 1 of this year.

Colorado Man Found in the Big Horns Died of Exposure

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The Sheridan County Coroner's Office has confirmed that an autopsy performed on 33-year-old Felipe De Jesus Aragon shows that he died of hypothermia that was brought on by exposure to the elements.