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High Kicking to Korea

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18-year-old Tongue River Senior Katie Reed recently achieved 2nd Degree Black Belt status in Taekwondo and will be taking a trip to South Korea with several other members from AJF Martial Arts in Ranchester.

Photos by Ron Richter

SHS Band Presents: "A Festival Concert"

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Music was in abundance all day Wednesday at Sheridan High School for the District Music Festival that was open to the public. There was even music in the Wrestling Room. A special treat the evening before featured the: Beginning Band, 3rd and 4th Period Percussion Class and the Symphonic Band on stage that was also open to the public.

A Reassuring View

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The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in a recent on-line article came to the conclusion that: "Among patients with major trauma admitted to level I or level II trauma centers, transport by helicopter compared with ground services was associated with improved survival to hospital discharge after controlling for multiple known confounders." It is reassuring to see that Sheridan Mem

Rotellini Shines at the Gary Benson Track Meet

Sheridan's Junior Michael Rotellini won big for Sheridan at the inaugural running of the "Gary Benson" Memorial Border War track meet on Tuesday afternoon at Homer Scott stadium. Michael took 1st in the 800 Meter Run with a time of 2:03.10 and followed that up with a 1st in the 1600 with a time of 4:35.28.

Wyo/Park Streets; Finishing touches underway

Last Thursday, April 12th, in a phone call to Mayor Kinskey during the Public Pulse radio program hosted by Sheridan Media's Kim Love a listener asked, "When are they going to re-start the Wyoming Avenue project?" The mayor indicated that the bidding paperwork had been finished and that once the frost is out of the ground the finishing touches to Phase One of the Wyoming/Park Streets improvement

Sandhill Cranes

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Photo by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Have Building - Need Furnishings

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A special meeting of the Sheridan County School District No. 2 board of trustees will be held on Wednesday, April 18th at 11:45 am in the District Central Office. The purpose of the meeting is to award bid recommendations for the furnishings and equipment for the new Meadowlark Elementary School. The building is progressing nicely and is scheduled to be complete by August.

Severe Weather Awareness Week

The National Weather Service has proclaimed this week as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wyoming. NWS Warning Coordination Meteorologist Tom Frieders says last year was a busy year in Wyoming for severe weather.

PURENERGY Fitness Strong Man Truck Pull

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Strong Man Truck Pull Test Run at PURENERGY Fitness.

Friday afternoon, Jake Benth, of Sheridan, pulls a 16,600 lb delivery truck approximately 65 feet, using ONLY his own muscles. The pull was a test run for the Wyoming State Strong Man competition that will be held this summer. The pull took place on the street beside PURENERGY Fitness, owned by Nolan and Caryn Moxey.

Braden West - Pinewood Derby Grand Champion

After two hours of grueling racing Braden West from Sheridan's Cub Scout Pack 385 came out on top and took home the Elakawee District Pinewood Derby "Grand Champion" trophy at the races held Saturday morning at Hammer Chevrolet.

After a Hard Day of Racing

After a hard day of driving at the Pinewood Derby track brothers Aiden, 7; and Gaige Vielhauer, 9; of Pack 385 in Sheridan sat down to enjoy their well deserved lunch courtesy of Todd Windsor and Jimmy Johns.

Let'em Fly

Kori Puckett, Big Horn; Nick McGaugh, Tongue River; Kaitlyn Bell, Big Horn; and Bryce Williams, Big Horn; let 'em fly at the Powder Horn Golf Course on Friday. Big Horn and Tongue River hosted the event involving several area high school teams that included Upton, Lusk, Moorcroft, Sheridan (JV only) and Wright.

Green House - Needs some $ for trees & flowers

In the recent edition of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce "Member to Member" e-publication it was noted that a "Beautification Campaign For Green House Living" program is underway. A fundraiser that will raise the necessary funds for the trees, shrubs, and perennials to enhance the landscaping of the Green House cottages at the Village at Cloud Peak. For more info scroll down.

Touring the New Welch Cancer Center

Officials with Sheridan Memorial Hospital hosted a tour of the new Welch Cancer Center Friday, giving the local media an opportunity to get a “sneak peek” at the state-of-the-art facility. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the story.

Rain in the Clouds Saturday?

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Should you happen to venture forth on Saturday for a game of golf it may be decision time as you approach this "1st Tee/Clubhouse" sign at the Powder Horn. You might want to look up for possible precipitation coming down before turning left to start the Mountain Nine or you might want to turn right and head for shelter in the Clubhouse.

Selkirk Crabapple in all its glory

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This Selkirk Crabapple with its profusion of fragrant flowers was seen in Big Horn on Thursday as it basked in the sun before the arrival of rain forecast for the weekend. The Selkirk Crabapple - Malus 'Selkirk' - is a member of the Rosaceae - Rose Family suited to the Sheridan area with its hardiness zone rating of 4-7. For more see: http://www.cirrusimage.com/tree_...

The New Welch Cancer Center

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Officials with Sheridan Memorial Hospital invited the media to take a tour of the new Welch Cancer Center Friday.

Photos by Ron Richter

Hammer Chevrolet is 75 Years Old

An open house will be held all day Friday for Hammer Chevrolet in Sheridan to say thanks to a town and its 75 years of patronage.

Helping Clean-Up the Sheridan Area

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On a breezy Thursday morning two entities were seen helping do their part to clean up the Sheridan area. Vehicles were being vacuumed and washed at the brand new Let'Er Buck Car Wash on Brundage Lane (WYO 334) while a Wyoming Department of Transportation street sweeper was busy sweeping the shoulders of the highway.

Big Horn's Mitchell Davenport Advances to District

Big Horn Senior Mitchell Davenport, who played the flute solo "Allegro", recently won the Kiwanis Stars of Tomorrow competition held in Powell Wyoming. Mitchell is shown here with his accompanist Amiah Warder, also a senior at Big Horn High School, during the local Sheridan competition held at the WYO Theater on February 17th.