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Good Idea - Except When the Wind Blows

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If you've ventured from the Courthouse parking lot to the Courthouse lately you may have noticed the portable crosswalk sign on Burkitt Street seen here. It does a great job - in the erect position - however the slightest breeze seems to knock it over.

'Don't Close My Post Office'

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Wyarno's Post Office is one of 44 offices in Wyoming that the United States Post Office has put under review for closure as a strategy to cut costs. The USPS has experienced prolonged financial difficulties because of the advances of internet advertising and mail services transferred to email.

Other area offices include Recluse, Parkman, Arvada, Clearmont, and Leiter.

photos by Brad Estes

Horsin' Around the Historic Sheridan Inn

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Six year old "Manifest Destiny" was seen Wednesday bathing in the morning sunlight on the porch of the Sheridan Inn. "Manifest Destiny" was painted in 2005 by Upton, Wyoming artist Karen Barton for a Gillette Easter Seals fund raising auction.

More "Four-Head" Traffic Lights Going Up

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Wednesday morning new four-head traffic lights were going up at Sugarland Drive/Avoca Ave. and Coffeen Avenue with traffic flaggers controlling the traffic flow through the intersection. Once installed and operating - traffic in the left turn lanes will be allowed to turn before the opposite flowing traffic lights turn green.

Gotta Go? Go in Style

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Just in time for the Sheridan County Rodeo the county-purchased mobile shower/restroom unit arrived and was placed into service. The $54,000 unit, purchased from Ameri-can Engineering of Indiana is a most welcomed addition to the participant area of the fairgrounds where it was first placed - adjacent to the rodeo office east of the main arena.

Take a Walk on the North Side

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The view walking south on the brand new Canfield Street to Fort Road portion of the Pathways System.

Red, White & Blue - Think Wyoming First

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Holly and Jennifer, both from Sheridan, were busy hanging red, white and blue balloons on the fence of Washington Park adjacent to the busy Coffeen Avenue just prior to noon on Friday in support of a Think Wyoming First rally. Think Wyoming First is a grassroots citizen's organization that any Wyoming resident can join.

"Left Yellow Arrows" up and working

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The new four-head traffic lights are up and working at Brundage Lane & Coffeen Avenue and at Sugar Lane & Coffeen. As seen here a yellow caution arrow is illuminated allowing traffic to turn left from Coffeen onto Brundage Lane while the other lights remain red - thus allowing traffic in the left turn lane to turn before the opposite flowing traffic light turns green.

Paving underway at the bottom of Sparrow Hawk Hill

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Intermountain Construction and Materials (ICM) of Gillette on Wednesday morning was paving the widened shoulders of West Loucks Street at the bottom of Sparrow Hawk Hill. In addition to the widening of the road shoulders from 6 to 10-feet turn lanes are being added at both the Sparrow Hawk and Osprey Boulevard intersections.

Yes, There is a Post Office behind Scott's Dahlias

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Scott Kent, Big Horn's Postmaster, waters his dahlias on Wednesday morning. Known for his green thumb Scott grows giant flowers in front of his post office at 226 Johnson Street in Big Horn each year to the delight of area residents and visitors as well.

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