Archive - Jan 22, 2016

Wyoming Wilderness Association Holds Fundraiser

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A screen set amongst the humongous silver tanks in the back room of the Black Tooth Brewing Company became the backdrop for the 11th annual Backcountry Film Festival, a fundraiser for the Wyoming Wilderness Association.

Sheridan Broncs VS. Laramie Broadcast!

Final Scores:
Sheridan Lady Broncs: 52
Laramie Lady Plainsmen:46

Sheridan Broncs: 44
Laramie Plainsmen: 47

Lilly Patricia (Patty) Weatherford

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Lilly Patricia (Patty) Weatherford passed away January 18, 2016 at Memorial Hospital. She was born May 20, 1944 in Van Nuys, California.
She was preceded in death by her father, Royal “Tex” Thompson and mother, Marjorie Thompson. She is survived by her husband, Larry Weatherford of Big Horn, Wyoming; and daughters, Lisa Hoey of Belfair, Washington and Trisha Orsino of Olympia, Washington.

Obama halts federal coal leasing

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Coal trucks prepare to dump their payload at Arch Coal's Black Thunder coal mine.

by Dustin Bleizeffer |

Days following the announcement of Arch Coal’s bankruptcy filing, the Obama administration announced Friday a moratorium on all federal coal leasing while the U.S. Department of Interior conducts a full review of the program.

Dee J. Sadler

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Dee J. Sadler, 77, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016, at the Billings Clinic.

Should the State of Wyoming cut K-12 funding as part of the solution to cover the budget shortfall?

First Northern Bank of Wyoming
30% (180 votes)
67% (408 votes)
3% (17 votes)
Total votes: 605

Dueling Player Says Song Mix Will be Eclectic

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Musician Ryan Merriam, who’s simply known as Ryno, is part of the Dueling Pianos act playing tonight in Sheridan.

New Owner Says Mossholders Will Keep with Tradition

Aaron Ligocki never imagined when he went to work at Mossholder’s furniture company in Sheridan six years ago that he’d wind up owning the place. But that’s what’s happened. He took over ownership of the century old business last Friday.

Library Trustees Discuss Branding, Staff, Mileage

Library trustees talked about branding, staff changes and mileage reimbursement during this week’s meeting. Library Director Cameron Duff gave us the report.