Archive - Sep 24, 2014

District 2 Still Ahead on Assessment Scores

Wyoming students statewide scored lower this year in proficiency assessments, but those in Sheridan County School District 2 continue to outscore their counterparts in other districts.

City Approves Water Purchase Resolution

The way is now clear for the city of Sheridan and Sheridan Area Water Supply to apply for state funds as a hedge against future water needs.

Dayton Council Discusses Options for Houses

Dayton's town council discussed options for disposal of two houses outside the town's park, but will take no action until the council's meeting next month.

Program Tells Story About Orphan Trains

A program about the orphan trains that delivered more than 250,000 children out West over an 80-year period will be presented in Sheridan over the weekend.

Frackelton's Donates Proceeds to Food Group

Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

Coming up on Monday, the Frackelton's restaurant in downtown Sheridan will be donating 100 percent of its sales that day to The Food Group to help feed local school children.

Wednesday 09-24-14

UW / Women's One Shot

Colin Peterson

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Colin Peterson, 76, died on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at the Sheridan Manor.

Memories of Heart Mountain

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Hysteria and prejudice ruled during World War II and much of it was aimed towards Japanese Americans. The climate became so fearful that over 120,000 Japanese Americans were forced into ten interment camps set up around the West.

An Evening with the Wild West Wreckers

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Sheridan's new Roller Derby League, the Wild West Wreckers is up and rolling and determined to make an impact in Sheridan. Tuesday night, at the Black Tooth Brewery, a fundraiser was held to help with the league, but also to raise awareness of roller derby in Sheridan.

Annual "Red Grade" Grind Saturday October 4th

The 37th running of the Red Grade Grind will be held Saturday October 4th, at 9 a.m. rain/snow or shine.

It starts at the end of the oil on highway 335 before heading up Red Grade.

It's a 3 mile, 2000 ft. elevation gain.Walkers,runners, cyclists are welcome.

There is no registration fee. Interested participants can contact Curt Schwamb 672-5416