Archive - Nov 11, 2012 - News

30th Annual Friends of the Library Auction

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Saturday night, the Friends of the Library celebrated 30 years of fundraising for the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library and it was a packed house or should we say...library.

Ranchester's Fall Festival

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Icy roads along with the colder temperatures couldn't keep folks away from the Ranchester Town Hall Saturday. It was their Fall Festival which included a craft bazaar and free chili supper with apple and pumpkin pie.

Community Gear Swap

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Saturday, the Sheridan College Outdoor Adventure Club hosted a gear swap at the Watt Agricultural Building and folks were ready to catch a bargain, even as winter weather moved into Sheridan.

Poll Question of the Week

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The end of the year is fast approaching and with it the question of tax hikes.

A Taste of Winter: Roads Are Still Slick

Although the winter weather advisory was cancelled earlier than expected yesterday, the remnants of our first blast of winter weather this season are still lingering. Most of the roads are still slick with ice from Saturday's storm, so please be careful out there.

Sen. Enzi: "Remember to Thank a Veteran"

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi and his wife Diana paid tribute to American veterans and their families by participating in Veterans Day events held by the United Veteran’s Council in Casper today. Here are some excerpts from the speech he delivered at the events, as food for thought on this Veterans Day.

Parent Addresses Fair Board About Miscommunication Within 4-H

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The mother of an active 4-H member said at last week's meeting of the Sheridan County Fair Association's Board of Trustees, that trouble is brewing. Chari Frederickson addressed the board with her concerns of miscommunication when it comes to certain requirements.

Sheridan Media Week In Review

It's no surprise that the biggest story this past week was the 2012 General Election. President Barack Obama won his bid for re-election, defeating Republican Candidate Mitt Romney. Closer to home, it was Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey beating out challenger City Councilman Stever Brantz for what will be his third term as Mayor of Sheridan.

Let 'Er Buck: Free Wash for Vets

Let Er' Buck Car Wash in Sheridan is offering a free car wash to veterans today to honor those who are serving or have served in the armed forces. Spencer, Reid, manager, said they're going all-out.

Cheyenne Police Apologize for Slow Response

The Cheyenne police chief is apologizing for failing to help a woman who said a man tried to break into her car with her child inside.

Police Chief Brian Kozak met with the woman and apologized for the department's response time on Sunday. He said it won't happen again.