Archive - Jan 20, 2014

Downtown Development Authority Approved

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council Monday night approved the establishment of a Downtown Development Authority on first reading. Downtown Sheridan Association Board Member John Smith on the benefits of a D-D-A.

Open Council Seat Already Garnering Interest

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The empty ward 3 council seat recently vacated by the resignation of Levi Dominguez. (Photo by Ron Richter)

At the January 6th Sheridan City Council meeting, Ward 3 Councilor Levi Dominguez announced his resignation from the position.

Sheridan College Seeks to Improve Graduation Rates

Sheridan College Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Cheryl Heath, left, and Gillette College Vice President Mark Englert talk about graduation rates and efforts to help students stay in school. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan College and its Gillette and Johnson County campuses have the highest graduation rates in the state and in the nation, but the goal is to raise those numbers even higher.

Governor Mead Discusses Budget and Local Funding

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead recently spoke about the upcoming legislative budget session, in particular, how his budget proposal is nearly flat as opposed to two years ago.

Martha Craven

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Visitation services for Martha Craven, 79 year old Buffalo woman who passed away at the Johnson County Memorial Hospital in Buffalo, Wyoming on Friday, January 17th, will be held Friday, January 24th from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel. Private family services and interment are to be determined at a later date.

Edward L. Curts,

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Edward L. Curts, 72 of Sheridan, Wyoming, (formerly of Celina, OH), passed away January 17, 2014, from complications associated with congestive heart failure, and a recent fall, at Saddle Ridge Therapeutic Center, in Sheridan.

Monday 01-20-14

Sagebrush Art Gallery, Edre Maier and friends / Civic Theater Guild, Gene Davis

Wild Time in Wild Wyoming When it Comes to "Wild" Life

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Bill Sniffin

God bless Wyoming and keep it wild. – Last diary entry by 15-year old Helen Mettler in 1925.

Based on somenews stories there is no shortage of “wild” events occurring around Wyoming in recent months that have caught my attention. Four come to mind:

Philip, SD Tournament

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Cody Delk looks back at Coach Scott Cleland as he pins his opponent

Thomas H. Pont

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THOMAS PONT was granted mercy from suffering on 1-18-14 after a long-term battle with lung cancer.