Judy Hagerott

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Beating the Winter Blues with Something Green

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Janelle Gray repots a plant.

One way to shake the winter blues is to get some plants growing in your home. Landon's Greenhouse sponsored three workshops over the weekend, one of which was called “Caring for Houseplants.”

This Week's Poll Question

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It's been one long winter this year with plenty of snow. Some would say too much snow. The city streets have been difficult to travel with piles of snow, slush, and ice build-up.

Free Income Tax Preparation at the College

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Carol Graham gets ready to have her taxes done.

Talking income tax can cause some people to panic, but the students and faculty of the Sheridan College business department are there to help the community with their income tax returns through a government program called “Free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance” or VITA.

Saturday “U” at Sheridan College

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No books, no tests, no homework, and better yet none of the stress involved with going to college. It was Saturday University at Sheridan College with three lecture presentations by professors from the University of Wyoming and Sheridan College.

Spink Artist Reception Held at the Library

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An artist's reception was held for Brent Spink at the library and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott was on hand and brings us this report.

This Week's Poll Question

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Last week, the Sheridan City Council tabled the third reading of an ordinance that would eliminate the wards within the city and change the city council positions to at-large, prompting this week's poll question:

“Do you think Sheridan council members should be chosen at-large?”

Jentel Presents Residency Program

Alaskan poet Jill Osier

The cold weather couldn't hold back the standing room only crowd at this month's “Jentel Presents Artists in Residency” program. Held at the SAGE Community Art Center, the current artists in residency at the Jentel Foundation talk about their work and their process.

Up, Up, and Away...

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It was Science Saturday this past weekend at the Sheridan College Academic Center atrium, as kids of all ages made their own hot air balloons and tried their hands at flying them.

This Week's Poll Question

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It's been an uphill battle, but State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Cindy Hill, has won. Last week, the Wyoming Supreme Court declared unconstitutional, legislation introduced last year which stripped her of much of her power.

What Goes on at a Fort During the Off Season

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Site Superintendent Misty Stoll checking for coyotes at Fort Phil Kearney (photo by Judy Hagerott)

It's winter at Fort Phil Kearny. The summertime tourists have headed home and the Interpretive Center at the fort is closed down for the season. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott drove on out to find out just what happens behind closed doors at the fort.

Jaycees Hold State Convention in Sheridan

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Jarod Martin congratualed by U.S. Senator from Wyoming.

The Wyoming State Convention for the Jaycees was held in Sheridan this past weekend. The Jaycees are a leadership training and community service organization for young adults ages 18-41.

First-Ever Wellness Festival was held Saturday

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It was the first of its kind held Saturday at Sheridan College in the Whitney Presentation Hall. The Wellness Council of Sheridan County held a day-long Wellness Festival with activities and information on the eight dimensions of wellness.

This Week's Poll Question

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For the most part air service just isn't what it used to be, especially when you're talking about comfort, customer service or the added expense of luggage. How does Sheridan's air service rate?

“Behind the Scenes Saturday” at the Museum

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It was the first “Behind the Scenes Saturday” for the new year at the Sheridan County Museum. It's a time when the museum opens its doors for people to come out and see what goes on in the museum when the galleries are closed.

The Beast Project Comes Alive in Sheridan

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"Tributary"

An artists' reception was held Friday night at the Sagebrush Community Art Center featuring a collaborative work of four visual artists and one writer, who met at the Jentel Artist Residency Program a year ago.

“My Home Is a Borderland”

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Author Grace Cannon (Photo by Judy Hagerott)

Sunday, the Inner Circle of Sheridan's Fulmer Public Library became the focal point for a staged reading of a new play written by local resident Grace Cannon. She explains.

The “Janes” Have It

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Ninety-five year old Mary Jane Buell joined the "Jane Party." (Photo by Judy Hagerott)

It was a party like none other and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott was there and brings us this story.

This Week's Poll Question

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Wyoming is one of 32 states that still authorize the death penalty. Here lethal injection is used and if that's not available, the gas chamber is the next option.

This Week's Poll Question

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Close to two dozen states have given the OK for marijuana to be used for medical purposes. Colorado took it a step further, being the first state to legalize marijuana for recreational use. What about Wyoming, are we willing to go to pot for medicinal use?

“...When I'm Sixty-Four?”

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The Sheridan Senior Center became a strategic planning center Tuesday evening as over 100 people turned out for the first-ever meeting of the Center's “Life Planning Lecture Series” called “when I'm Sixty-Four?”