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UW Students Want To Restore Campus Monument

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A University of Wyoming class wants to restore a long-neglected monument to a student who was killed in 1922 while celebrating the arrival of Arthur G. Crane, one of the university’s longest-serving presidents.

Sheridan City Council to Hold Special Meeting Wednesday

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The Sheridan City Council will hold a special meeting Wednesday to consider second reading of an ordinance that calls for revision or repeal of provisions in the city's municipal code. The council, at their regularly scheduled meeting October 19, approved the ordinance on first reading.

Lemonade For A Cause

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Typically lemonade stands are reserved for summertime, when the temperatures are a bit warmer. However, one young Sheridan girl came up with an idea to sell lemonade in an effort to help other children in the community who are less fortunate.

College District Trustees Renew President’s Contract

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Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young (Courtesy photo)

The Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting Thursday night. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

City of Sheridan Launches Recycling App

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The City of Sheridan has just released an app and web-based service that will help residents stay informed about recycling and trash collection, in an effort to garner more recycling. City Recycling Coordinator Darla Franklin explains.

Land Use Plan Open House

From left to right: Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce CEO Dixie Johnson, Sheridan Mayor John Heath and Forward Sheridan Executive Director Jay Stender have a conversation during Wednesday's Land Use Plan open house. (Photo by Ron Richter)

An open house was held Wednesday by the City of Sheridan and Sheridan County to update the public on changes to the Joint Land Use Plan that was adopted by both the city and the county in 2009.

Two Sheridan Police Officers Promoted at City Hall

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Karla Rogers, left, and Kelly Waugh were promoted to corporal during a ceremony Wednesday at Sheridan City Hall. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Two Sheridan Police Officers were promoted Wednesday during a ceremony at Sheridan’s City Hall. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter was there and has the story.

Senator Enzi Discusses Healthy Budget Process

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (Photo by Ron Richter)

Wednesday, U.S Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming, and Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, held a hearing on the need to take action on reforming the federal budget process.

Officials Host Land Use Plan Open House

City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs (Photo by Ron Richter)

Representatives with the City of Sheridan, Sheridan County and their consultants are hosting an open house today regarding the updated land use plan and map. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

UW Extension Offers Wildfire Resources

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The University of Wyoming Extension has a website available to help landowners and homeowners before, during and after wildfires.

Sheridan WYO Rodeo Board Elects New Officers

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The Sheridan WYO Rodeo Board of Directors recently elected new officers to lead the WYO into the future. Nick Siddle, who was previously vice-president, replaces long time board member and president Zane Garstad. Previous treasurer Sam Summers replaces Siddle as vice-president, Linda St.

Suicide Prevention Training Available Online for Medical Professionals

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The Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming and the Wyoming Department of Health have partnered with Kognito to offer free suicide prevention training for physicians, nurses, and other medical providers across the state.

Big Game Migration Forum Set for Early November

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The University of Wyoming will be hosting a forum November 9th and 10th on the science, management and policy of sustaining long distance big game migrations in the West.

Crews Respond to Structure Fire at Holiday Inn

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UPDATE- Sheridan Fire-Rescue, along with Goose Valley Fire Department, Rocky Mountain Ambulance, and the Sheridan Police Department responded to a report of a structure fire Monday morning at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

Sheridan City Council Preview

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The Sheridan City Council at their meeting tonight will receive a staff update from the city attorney regarding a recently approved ordinance. Sheridan Mayor John Heath explains.

Mayor Says City Administrator Vote Will Cost $60K

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Sheridan Mayor John Heath (Photo by Ron Richter)

A petition has popped up that would put the city administrator charter ordinance that was approved earlier this month by the Sheridan City Council to the vote of the people. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

PBS to Air Film Produced by Big Horn Native

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Miss Indian America 1976 Deana Harragarra Waters (Otoe-Kiowa) greets the crowd at the 2013 First People's Powwow at the Sheridan WYO Rodeo. The event was part of the 2013 Miss Indian America Reunion, the subject of a film that will appear on the Wyoming Chronicles series on Wyoming PBS at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16. (Leon Schatz/Wayward Films)

Tonight at 7:30, Wyoming PBS will air a short film produced by Independent Filmmaker Gregory Nickerson, who’s a native of Big Horn, as part of a Wyoming Chronicles episode on the Sheridan WYO Rodeo.

Representative Madden On Governor Mead’s Rainy Day Fund Proposal for UW Athletics

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Wyoming State Representative Mike Madden (Photo by Ron Richter)

Earlier this month there were several news agencies in Wyoming that ran a story about Governor Matt Mead wanting to use a portion of the state’s “rainy day” fund for the University of Wyoming Athletics program.

Game and Fish Respond to Unusual Incident Southeast of Sheridan

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As we previously reported, the Wyoming Game and Fish office in Sheridan received a report Wednesday morning of two deer who’d locked antlers and become stuck to one another.

Mayor Heath Discusses Joint Powers Board Situation

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In August, the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board approved a motion to explore the possibility to have the city take over full ownership of the SAWS system.