Archive - Sep 29, 2016

Final Downtown Farmers Market of the Season

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(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

The last Farmers Market of the year was Thursday. The vendors were there as well as the faithful customers. Averaging over 30 vendors each week, Market Manager Zoila Perry said it was another successful year.

UW Looks to Potentially Eliminate 16 Degree Programs

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Some programs at the University of Wyoming are on the bubble as there are 16 degree programs that could be potentially eliminated.

Early Childhood Symposium Starts

The two day Early Childhood Symposium got started around lunch time Thursday in the Atrium of the Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center. Michelle Sullivan, Coordinator for the event, explains what the purpose for the symposium is.

Sheridan City Council Will Hear Two Staff Updates at Monday’s Meeting

On Monday, the Sheridan City Council will have their first regularly scheduled meeting of October. Mayor John Heath explained that they will hear staff updates from two separate departments.

Thursday 09-29-16

Library / Mark Pierce "When I'm 64" protecting your assets while qualifying for medicaid

Joan Borst

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Joan Borst, 73, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at her residence.
No Services are planned at this time.

Online condolences may be written at
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Pauline Fiedor

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Pauline Madzia Fiedor, 63, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at her residence. She was born in Sheridan, WY, on December 3, 1953, to Paul and Lois (Borland) Madzia.

Pauline graduated from Sheridan High School 1971. She married Pete Fiedor on October 8, 2001. She enjoyed her job working for the Senior Center transporting seniors to their appointments out of town.

J.D. Eckert

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James David “J.D.” Eckert, 66, of Banner, WY, died on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, in Billings, MT, from injuries from a horseback accident on September 10, 2016.

J.D. was born on April 8, 1950, in Topeka, KS, to parents David John Jr. and Lucy Jane (Patterson) Eckert. He married Elizabeth Sales on March 14, 1992, at the First United Methodist Church in Buffalo, WY.

Project Lead the Way and Sheridan College

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Wednesday we told you about Project Lead the Way, which is a new national initiative within Sheridan County School District Two that is the nation’s leader in STEM education curriculum.

Visitation at Sheridan County Museum Remains Steady Despite Economic Downturn

(Photo Ron Richter ©)

The downturn in the economy nationally and in Wyoming has not had a negative impact on the Sheridan County Museum.