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Local Student Advances to Next Level of Talent Competition

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Sheridan High School student Lachlan Brennan recently won first place in the Kiwanis Stars of Tomorrow District competition held in Riverton. Lachlan's performance of the third movement of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata landed him first prize for division one.

UPDATE: Equipment Problem Causes Charter Outage

An outage that disrupted internet and phone service in Sheridan County last night (Wednesday, April 9) has been traced to a Billings, Mont., data center.

Construction Marches On at Sheridan College

(Photo Courtesy of Sheridan College)
(Photo Courtesy of Sheridan College)
(Photo Courtesy of Sheridan College)

The Sheridan College campus continues to be a hotbed of activity, as renovation to the Thorne-Rider Campus Center is progressing and construction crews are also working on the campus' outdoor mall, which will include a plaza and amphitheater, along with changes to the facade of the Griffith Memorial

Whitney Benefits, School District Dispute Causes Confusion

Since the public back and forth allegations between the Whitney Benefits foundation and Sheridan School District 2, regarding the possible funding for a multi-recreational center in Sheridan, have become confusing to some, Sheridan Media put together a time-line of the written correspondence between the two boards.

State Representative Gives Legislative Wrap

(Photo by Ron Richter)

We caught up this morning with Representative Rosie Berger of Big Horn as she was in the middle of a meeting with Gov. Matt Mead at the Capitol in Cheyenne.

City Snow Route Alert Called

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(Photo Courtesy of the City of Sheridan)

The City of Sheridan has announced that a snow route alert has been called and will go into effect this evening at 8 o'clock. Officials with the city are asking that all vehicles along designated snow routes be removed from the street starting at that time.

BHS Speech Team Performs Well At Rapid City

Last weekend the Buffalo High School Speech team traveled to the Rapid City Stevens tournament. This event featured schools from throughout South Dakota and parts of Wyoming.

BHS Speech/Debate Team Off to a Good Start

The Buffalo High School Speech and Debate team has been traveling for a few weeks and has had some great results. The team is a touch smaller this year than in the past, but that hasn’t stopped them from excelling in their performances.

Heart Health Focus of Senior Center Health Fair

The Sheridan Senior Center and community partners are offering a health fair focused on the latest information for keeping your hear healthy. The heart health fair will take place Tuesday, February 4 from noon to 2 at the Sheridan Senior Center.

Governor Proclaims January Mentoring Month

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In recognition of the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead officially proclaimed the month of January as

Historic Register Includes 25 Sheridan County Sites

Sheridan Inn, fronted by Sculpture -- Photo by Ron Richter

Twenty-five sites in Sheridan County, ranging from historic bridges to Sheridan's entire downtown area, are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

County Residents: Rural Addressing Starting Soon

An example of the rural addressing signs being used in Johnson County.

Delbert Eitel, Chairman, Johnson County Commissioners, sent out a news release to advise county residents they may see a Johnson County Road and Bridge vehicle replacing existing rural addressing numbers or installing new ones in the coming months.

2013 Year In Review – July-September

Sheridan Inn -- Pat Blair Photo

We continue our look back at 2013 with a review of stories from July through September. This third quarter of the year saw a new beginning for a historic building, held judgment day for the local college and included a report of the death of a man from Story.

Wyoming Senators Seek to Cut Adoption Red Tape

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(Photo courtesy of Senator Mike Enzi's office)

The United States Senate recently passed legislation that would help parents of internationally adopted children correct errors on their child’s birth certificate. U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, joined 11 other senators in cosponsoring the Accuracy for Adoptees Act.

Christmas Tree Recycling Starts as Early as Today

Ron Richter Photo

With Christmas Day behind us, and the New Year just ahead, many people think it's time to take down the holiday tree. So, city officials say residents can bring their Christmas trees to Sheridan's municipal landfill for recycling as early as today.

Theater Stays Open through Christmas Holiday

If you're looking for something to do on Christmas Day, a movie just might be the only ticket in town.

Senior Center Offers Christmas Day Meal

Anyone who hasn't made plans yet for Christmas dinner is invited to the senior citizens center in Sheridan.

Pearl Harbor: 'A Date Which Will Live in Infamy'

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U.S. Navy Veteran Mel Heckman shares his story. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

On Sunday morning, December 7, 1941, the American Army and Navy base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii was attacked by the Imperial Japanese Navy. The attack came as a surprise to the American Army and Navy and lead to great losses of life and equipment.

FIB Donates Winter Coats to VOA

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(From L to R) Laura Howell, Dave Hubert, and Maren Borsheim from the Sugarland Branch standing with the coats they collected. (Coutesy Photo)

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies were the recipients of winter coats from First Interstates Bank’s coat drive, “One Warm Coat”. Thursday, December 5, Volunteers of America arrived at First Interstate Bank to pick-up more than eighty winter coats they had collected.

Sheridan College Foundation Welcomes New Director

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Tim Stranksy (Courtesy Photo)

The Sheridan College Foundation Board announced Tuesday the hiring of Tim Stransky as their new executive director. Stransky is a Wyoming native, having grown up in Casper, where he graduated from Natrona County High School in 1978.