Archive - Sep 26, 2013 - News

Organizers Gear-up For Cancer Fundraiser

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details on an event in Sheridan that has gained plenty of momentum over the last several years.

Hill Investigation Continues

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Earlier this month we reported that the investigation of Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill was moving along slower than anticipated according to State Representat

Congresswoman Says Wyoming Wins With Helium Bill Passage

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U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis

Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis says the passage of a helium bill is a “real win” for Wyoming because it restores part of the Abandoned Mine Lands money owed to the state and lowers royalties for soda ash.

Sheridan Elementary Receives National Honors

Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis visits with Meadowlark students about their Blue Ribbon status. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Coffeen Elementary School in Sheridan is receiving national honors this week, as one of three Wyoming schools to receive a Blue Ribbon award for excellence.

Sheridan Freshman Crowned College Rodeo Queen

A college freshman from Sheridan is Chadron State's new rodeo queen. 18-year-old Bailey McLean was crowned Friday night during festivities at the college in Nebraska.

Ranchester Eyes $3 Million in Projects With Cap Tax Funds

Ranchester officials hope to supplement their town's $1.9 million in capital facilities tax revenues with enough money from other sources to finance more than $3 million in projects over the next eight years.

Dayton Earmarks $1 Million in Cap Tax For Lagoon

The town of Dayton will spend more than half its $1.92 million share of capital facilities tax funds on upgrades to the three-cell lagoon that comprises the city's waste-water treatment system.

Task Force Launches Informational Cap Tax Website

The Sheridan County Capital Facilities Tax Task Force has launched an informational website at containing detailed information on the Capital Facilities Tax , referred to as the Cap Tax election slated for November 5.

Victim's Mother Says Rapist Eluded Justice

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The mother of a 14-year-old rape victim says the pending release of the girl's assailant after just 30 days in a Montana prison has denied her daughter vindication.

Authorities Arrest Idaho Fugitive In Montana

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An man from Idaho suspected in a carjacking was detained Wednesday in southeastern Montana. The Billings Gazette reports that the Big Horn County Sheriff's Department confirmed the arrest.