Saturday, close to 30 people gathered at the courthouse corner of Main and Burkitt to pray for our country. The event is called the “Public Square Rosary” which has been held across the country since World War II.
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.
Sunday, the Sheridan College Veterans Club sponsored its COMBAT Color Fun Run. Participants dressed in white t-shirts, could either run three miles or walk a mile and a quarter, but either way, enemy combatants met them and attacked with colored powder.
A slew of elementary wanna-be scientists participated in this month's Science Saturday, held in Sheridan College's science center. This month's topic was all about matter. Rob Milne helped coordinate the event.
It will soon be a week since the government shut down and next, the United States may begin defaulting on its bills unless the debt ceiling is raised. Who's at fault...President Obama, the Republicans, the Democrats or all three? Is there even room for any kind of compromise?
The library was a busy place Thursday night as two events had people braving our first winter storm to go out and participate. The evening led out with an artists' reception for the 16th annual Fiber Arts Show on the mezzanine of the library.
Despite the blustery winter weather blowing in Thursday night, the atmosphere was electric with excitement at the first ever Shopapalooza held in the Timberline Room of the Black Tooth Brewing Company.
Saturday, Holy Name Catholic School held its 78th annual Carnival and Chili Supper on Grinnell Plaza. It was a children's delight with inflatables, games, food, and fun, all a fundraiser for Holy Name.
It's the blame game at its finest with Republicans pointing fingers at the Democrats and the Democrats pointing right back at the Republicans, while both sides don't seem any closer with a deal to keep the government operating. At issue is the Affordable Care Act, the so called Obama-care.
Tuesday night, in the Inner Circle of the library, local historian and Director of the Wyoming Room at the library, Judy Slack, presented a program illustrating the vast amount of food production in Sheridan County in it's early days.
Saturday night was the 6th annual VOA Bandana Barn Dance, a fund raising event for Volunteers of America Northern Rockies. Well over 300 people attended the sold out affair and President and CEO for VOA tells us what it's all about.
Earlier this month, legislators discussed raising the tax on beer. The current 2 cent per gallon tax hasn't been raised in the state since it came into effect during Prohibition and Wyoming's beer tax is the lowest in the country. The national average is 28 cents per gallon.
Christopher Aldrete with fishing guide Montana Matt
It began as a Friday night get together and fundraiser for Joey's Flyfishing Foundation, a non-profit organization geared around mentoring and ended up with a fly fishing tournament called “On the Water.” Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott joined them out on Piney Creek.
The recent book by Roger McDaniel, “Dying for Joe McCarthy's Sins: The Suicide of Wyoming Senator Lester Hunt,” explores the circumstances surrounding Hunt's death, specifically the role that Senator Joe McCarthy played in the tragedy.