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"Peter Pan's" spunky Tinker Bell

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Freshman Mariah Olesen, shown here, shares the mischievous role of Tinker Bell with senior Mona Tescher in the Sheridan High School musical production of "Peter Pan" in the Sue Henry Auditorium at the High School. Performances remaining are Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 1 and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the high school office until 4:00 p.m.

"Peter Pan" Opens Thursday

Peter Pan's mask is ripped away by pirates led by Captain Hook in this scene of the "Peter Pan" musical that will open in the Sue Henry Auditorium at Sheridan High School at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The cast of 50 will also sing, dance and fly across the stage in performances on Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 1 and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Sheridan Athletes Go to Simplot Track Meet

This last week starting on Thursday Feb. 17 and going through Saturday Feb. 19 Sheridan High School indoor track and field athletes traveled to Pocatello Idaho to compete in one of the largest national high school track meets. This year was a great year with over 20 Sheridan athletes making it to Simplot.

Sheridan North Main Street Reconstruction

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Looking south from the intersection of 8th and N. Main Street men and equipment from DRM Inc. have resumed utility work in the center - work zone - of North Main Street from 8th Street to 5th Street. Traffic flow has been narrowed and shifted to the outside, near the curbs, in both directions. Weekly progress meetings with WYDOT, City of Sheridan, ENTECH and the contractor DRM Inc.

Sheridan a Distinctive Destination - Part II

Sheridan has been voted into the top 12 of the 2011 Distinctive Destinations by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. On Friday Sheridanites and historical characters gathered in the Historic Sheridan Inn for a "Sheridan Area Tourism Celebration" where food, singing, displays, historic characters, tours and spoken words were plentiful.

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Kathy Mattea Returns to the WYO Theater

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On a cold Sunday evening COAL was the theme as Kathy Mattea returned to the WYO Theater Stage. Kathy returned to her folk and bluegrass roots in support of her latest release, COAL saying she wanted to pay tribute to "my place and my people." 483 Sheridanites weren't disappointed as the WYO Theater sold out for her return. For more on Kathy see: http://www.mattea.com/KathyMatte...

Historic Eatable Art

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Kassi hit a home run with their "historic eatable art" - the Sheridan Area Tourism Celebration cake - at the Historic Sheridan Inn on Friday. Many Sheridanites and historical characters from the past gathered for a tourism celebration and the presentation of the Dozen Distinctive Destinations award that recognizes Sheridan, Wyoming as one of America's 2011 destinations.

Look Familiar?

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Snow returned to the Sheridan Area on Saturday night as evidenced by this scene on Bird Farm Road between Big Horn and the Equestrian Center. Our area can expect up to 6-inches of blowing snow before President's Day arrivers when it is expected to be mostly sunny.

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Over 17,000 books are inside the recently expanded Tongue River Branch Library

The Tongue River Branch Library, located at 145 Coffeen in Ranchester, just completed a major expansion - from 2100 sqft to 4600 sqft at a cost of $212,000, which included $50,000 Donated by Sheridan County Commissioners and $50,000 Donated by Sheridan County Library Foundation. If you'd like to visit, the hours of operation are Mon. - Fri. 10am - 6 pm (closed Noon - 1 pm).

Lady Broncs fall to the Lady Camels on Senior Night

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Thursday evening after recognizing the Lady Broncs Seniors (Haley King, Brianna Smith and Kayla Woodward) on "Senior Night" the Lady Broncs stumbled on the court and fell to the Lady Camels 74 - 59 to split the season with Campbell County. It was the Lady Broncs last regular home season game but they'll return home for the Class 4A East Region Tourney on March 3 - 5.

Street Washing Time

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Under blue Wyoming skies the City of Sheridan Street Department was out in force Wednesday morning as a tandem team of "street washers" gave a clean sweep to Coffeen Avenue. The second truck is seen here crossing the Avoca Street/Sugarland Drive intersection heading south. Enjoy the good weather as the high Thursday will be in the 30's with a chance of snow.

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Honk, Honk

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These geese can be seen just off 5th Street between Highland and Greystone Avenues. Or if you want to see some singing farm animals, "Giggle, Giggle, Quack" by the Dallas Children's Theater will be at the WYO Theater Wednesday, February 16th at 7:00 pm where you can see a city-slicker in charge of a farm for a hilarious show.

Happy Valentine's Day

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Judging by the looks of Agnes and Dan Blaney's house - they must be wishing one-and-all a "Happy Valentine's Day."They are located at 1200 S. Thurmond so you'd better hurry by if you want to see it before the St. Patrick's Day stuff goes up.

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Sheridan Media Petting Zoo

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The Sheridan Media petting zoo at the Winter Western held over the weekend at the Gillete Cam Plex.

The Sheridan College Chamber Choir

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The Sheridan College Chamber Choir performed in both Chambers of the Wyoming Legislature last Friday. Pictured, the students are on the floor of the Wyoming House of Representatives. The twelve singers are Sheridan College students from Wyoming and Montana.

Last Second Shot on Goal is . . .

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The 4th ranked Sheridan Hawks took on the 1st place Pinedale Glaciers at Sheridan Ice Sunday morning.

Snow Removal is not just from the Streets

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In addition to snow removal from the city streets the City of Sheridan crews also clean 11-miles of pathways - the clearing of Hume Draw just off of Highland Avenue is shown here. So if the weather is nice this weekend and you want to walk off those Super Bowl snack calories - have fun and enjoy the weekend.

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"Spoonful of Sugar" on the WYO Stage

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Thursday evening the second set of auditions for the 50th Annual "Stars of Tomorrow" Talent Contest was held at the WYO Theater. Among the talent on the stage were Heather Heath, Brynn Batemen and Tate Batemen who performed "Spoonful of Sugar" from the Walt Disney film Mary Poppins. Auditions are now over with the big performance scheduled for 7:00 pm, Friday, March 4th at the WYO Theater.

"Do More With Les"

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You have until February 28th to see"Wild Life and Rural Scenes Art in Multi-Medium" - an Art Exhibit by Les Jayne - that is on display on the Mezzanine of the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. Relief Carvings such as this one of the Double Rafter Ranch are on display. In addition to tree bark carving Les also does relief carving, pyrography, scrolling and canes.

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