Archive - Jan 17, 2014

Late Afternoon Clouds

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Late afternoon sunlight strikes highlights off clouds over the Big Horn Mountains. The photo was taken on KROE Lane.

(Photo by Pat Blair)

Late afternoon sunlight strikes highlights off clouds over the Big Horn Mountains. The photo was taken on KROE Lane. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Highland Park Nominated for Blue Ribbon Award

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(Photo courtesy of Highland Park Elementary and Sheridan County School District #2)

The Wyoming Department of Education has announced that Highland Park Elementary School in Sheridan is one of three nominees in the state for the National Blue Ribbon Schools award.

Edward L. Curts

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Edward L. Curts, 72, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, January 17, 2014 at the
Westview Health Care Center. Services are pending at this time.

On condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Sheridan College Among Nation's Fastest-Growing

(Courtesy Photo)

Sheridan College is among the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation – and the only college in the Rocky Mountain states to make the list announced in a recent report. College President Dr.

Sheriff's Office Requests Assistance in Property Destruction Case

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(Image courtesy of the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office)

The Sheridan County Sheriff's Office is requesting assistance identifying a person of interest in a property destruction case which occurred January 10, 2014 in the 100 block of West Burkitt Street in Sheridan.

Should Wyoming do away with the death penalty?

First Northern Bank of Wyoming
Yes
20% (133 votes)
No
78% (524 votes)
Undecided
2% (16 votes)
Total votes: 673

Meet Amos

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My pet bison Amos, at the Triangle S Ranch
photo by Gene Sturlin

Schiffer: Wyoming Tourism Efforts Must Be Aggressive

Wyoming State Senator John Schiffer at Thursday's legislative forum in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

State Senator John Schiffer says Wyoming's tourism industry must be aggressive, adding that competition with Montana is fierce. He told those attending yesterday's legislative forum that Montana would love to take all of Wyoming's tourists.

Brewery Company Co-owner Questions Beer Tax

Black Tooth Brewing Company co-owner Tim Barnes protests a proposed increase in the tax on his product. (Photo by Pat Blair)

At Thursday's legislative forum in Sheridan, Black Tooth Brewing Company co-owner Tim Barnes questioned why Wyoming legislators are considering an increase in beer taxes, and said that will hurt the state's micro-brewery business.