Judy Hagerott

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Mysteries of the Invisible Life

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This month’s Science Saturday gave children the opportunity to take a look at the invisible world. Ami Erickson, Dean of Science and Ag at Sheridan College, explained what the children were doing.

Wild West Wine Fest

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The Downtown Sheridan Association held its 16th annual Wild West Wine Fest at the Elk’s Lodge in downtown Sheridan Friday night.

Director Beth Holsinger said the event is one of the organization’s major fundraisers.

This Week’s Poll Question

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A bill that would have raised lawmaker’s daily pay from $150 a day to $175 starting in 2019, failed in the House on Wednesday sparking this week’s Poll Question which asks: “Should the have given itself a $25 a day raise?”

The Food Group Taco Fest

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Using her nose, Sheridan Media’s Judy Hagerott followed the smell of fresh tacos all the way to the community college in Sheridan to brings us this story.

This Week’s Poll Question

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Gun Free Zones, like those around schools are coming under closer scrutiny by the U.S. Congress. Some argue that Gun Free Zones are an open invitation for criminals to enter vulnerable environments where law-abiding citizens who aren’t able to protect themselves.

Tongue River Child’s Place Fundraiser

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The Tongue River Child’s Place held their largest fundraiser of the year at the Ranchester Town Hall Saturday night. A night of dinner and dancing, plus raffles and a silent auction an overflow crowd.

K-Life Hosts Dodgeball Tournament

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If you like dodgeball, Sheridan High School was the place to be Saturday. K-Life, a Christian youth program for kids in grades 3-12, hosted a dodgeball tournament with all proceeds going to help K-Life.

Kindergarten Day at Sheridan College

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Sheridan County kindergarteners had a treat Thursday as the Sheridan College Dental Hygiene Program hosted an event geared to these young students. Sheridan Media’s Judy Hagerott was there and brings us this story.

Chamber Holds Annual Membership Meeting

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The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce held its yearly membership meeting which included the Chamber’s annual report Wednesday night at the Sheridan Best Western. Chief Executive Officer, Dixie Johnson, explains.

The Gift of Sight

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As part of Sheridan Media’s closer look at various community organizations, this week we’re checking in with the Sheridan Sundowners Lions Club. This service organization’s focus is on vision.

Wyoming District Governor for the club, Jim Rapp, explains.

This Week’s Poll Question

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Congress is at a loggerhead over funding for the Department of Homeland Security. Funding will run out on February 27th if Congress fails to act.

The Human Side of World War II

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Local historian Val Burgess of Sheridan shared the human side of the prisoners of war of World War II in her presentation at the Big Horn City Historical Society’s February meeting. Part of her continuing research includes a suitcase filled with letters, thanking Cora Reed.

Getting Ready for Spring-Time Fishing

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Fishing season is right around the corner, so the Little Big Horn Chapter of Trout Unlimited hosted a fly tying clinic Saturday at the Fly Shop of the Big Horns on Main Street in Sheridan.

Behind the Scenes Saturday

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Saturday morning was the first of three monthly “Behind the Scenes Saturdays” to be held at the Sheridan County Museum until the museum opens the first of May. Museum Director John Woodward explains.

First-Ever Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame

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Saturday night was a night of celebration as five local men from Region 5 in Wyoming were inducted into the Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame. Organizer Liz Kincaid explains what these cowboys had to do to earn the honor.

Organization Offers Hope, Healing

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As part of Sheridan Media’s closer look at various community organizations, this week we will be looking at the Hope and Healing Support Group, a support group for people who are survivors of suicide loss.

8th Annual Fireman’s Ball

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Saturday night, the local firemen shined in their dress uniforms and their ladies in their finest and invited the community to a dance, both to get the firefighters out in the public and letting the public meet their firefighters.

This Week’s Poll Question

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It comes as no surprise that the Sheridan County Airport has had its problems. Often, it’s hit or miss and sometimes more miss than hits when it comes to service.

“Secrets of the Heart”

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Sheridan College dedicates the second Saturdays of each month to Science Saturdays, a time set aside for children of all ages to learn and discover an interest in science.

New Rule from the Forest Service

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(photo courtesy Forest Service)

A new rule for motorized snow travel in the National Forest shouldn’t see any differences for winter use in the Big Horn National Forest.

Public Affairs Specialist Susie Douglas with the Forest Service explains.