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High School Students Add Healthy Competition To Blood Drive

Some students considered it saving lives, while others just thought it was a great way to get out of class. The Sheridan High School Blood Drive started yesterday at the high school.

Murder Suspect Is One Of Three Inmates Charged With Battery

19-year-old Dennis Poitra, Jr. continues to add charges to his list of possible offenses despite being housed in the Sheridan County Detention Center.

Sheridan College Prepares For Spring Semester

Colleges and universities typically see a drop in student enrollments between the fall and spring semesters. Sheridan College is no different in that regard.

Fire Prevention Is A Large Part Of The Mission Of Sheridan Fire-Rescue

The yearly report on Sheridan Fire-Rescue’s fire prevention efforts was released this week. The report states that Sheridan Fire-Rescue completed over 300 inspections of motels, restaurants, schools, day cares, and Main Street businesses throughout the year. Sheridan Fire Marshal Brian Songer says prevention efforts were very successful last year.

Mayor Questions Whether Developers Are Doing Their Part For The Community

Several questions have arisen with the most recent annexation request to the City of Sheridan. The Cloud Peak Ranch project includes over 500 acres total, and the parcel on the south side of 5th Street will include a 9-hole addition to the Sheridan Country Club golf course.

Parks And Open Space Subject Of City Work Session

The Sheridan City Council held a work session on the future of parks and open space and how they will interact with ongoing land development.

Banner Man Accused Of Multiple Burglaries Appears In Court

42-year-old Jess Long of Banner made his initial appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court on Monday. Long is charged with 4 counts of burglary and one count of criminal entry.

Sheridan County School District 2 Holds First 2010 Meeting

Meadowlark Elementary School is 11th out of 14 schools on the list for capital construction funding in the Wyoming State Legislature.

Sheridan High School Honored As One Of The Top Schools In The Nation

School Evaluation Services, run by Standard and Poor’s, recently reviewed high schools across the country.

Three More District 2 Teachers Receive National Board Certification

Three more teachers have joined the ranks of those Sheridan County School District 2 teachers who have received their National Board Certification.

Child Advocacy Services Gets Boost from Community Foundation

Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns received a grant from the Sheridan/Johnson Community Foundation that will go a long way toward funding growing needs in Johnson County.

Sheridan College Begins Presidential Search

The search for a new Sheridan College president has begun in earnest. The College Board met in a special session on Friday and they decided to contract with the Association of Community College Trustees to provide recruitment services.

Sheridan College Considers Strategic Plan

The Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees discussed an ambitious strategic plan for Sheridan College over the next 5 to 10 years during a work session on Friday.

Proceeding Delayed For Two Younger Defendants In Ernst Murder Case

Defense attorneys for 16-year-old Dharminder Vir Sen and 16-year-old Wyatt Bear Cloud both raised separate mental issues regarding their clients during motion hearing in 4th Judicial District Court on

Sheridan County Will Sponsor MDU Rate Increase Meeting

Earlier this week the Sheridan City Council appointed a committee to look into the reasons for the proposed Montana Dakota Utilities electrical rate increase.

It’s Time To Start Thinking About 2009 Tax Season

The Internal Revenue Service is required by Congress to undergo an evaluation each year. National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson released her evaluation report this week.

The New Year Brings Some Changes For Select Wyoming Hunters And Anglers

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is already encouraging sportsmen to prepare for the 2010 hunting and fishing seasons.

Gillette Man Found Guilty Of Burglary

The jury deliberated for nearly 2 hours before delivering a guilty verdict against 20-year-old Kyle Anton of Gillette on both counts in his burglary trial on Thursday afternoon.

Fire Heats Up Otherwise Cold Day West Of Sheridan

Just after 10AM Wednesday, Jimmy Legerski was at his Pavement Markings business when he noticed smoke inside the building. Legerski leases space at 1224 Westview Drive just west of Sheridan.

Sheridan City Council Back To The Beginning In Police Chief Search

The Sheridan City Council held a special session on Wednesday afternoon and announced that they are going to start the search for a new police chief all over again.