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September 30, 2014

Letter: ‘The Buck Stops Here’ Nope. Not with Obama

‘The Buck Stops Here’ Nope. Not with Obama Re: Truman phrase, failed WH policies After virtually every intelligence service in the world had reported to their administrations that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction, President George W. Bush acted in reliance on that information and went into Iraq.  For this he was excoriated in Read More

Reports Sept. 30, 2014

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Monday • No reports available as of press time. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Monday • Fire standby, 100 block Crooked Street, 1:53 p.m. • Medical, 900 block West Brundage Lane, 7:28 p.m. SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Monday • No admissions or dismissals reported. SHERIDAN POLICE DEPARTMENT Information in the police reports is taken from the Read More

The Sheridan Press Editorial: ‘Longmire’ cancellation more than just loss of popular television show

September 26, 2014

A couple of weeks ago, A&E announced that it planned to cancel the popular television show “Longmire.” The announcement left viewers in the Sheridan and Buffalo areas in shock. After all, the show was the most popular scripted show on A&E and the second most popular show overall, second only to “Duck Dynasty.” Local viewers Read More

Column: Student loan defaults, dropout rates — the bad rep of for-profit colleges

Catherine Rampell is an opinion columnist at The Washington Post. She previously worked as a reporter for The New York Times, covering economics and launching the award-winning Economix blog. For-profit colleges can’t get no respect, at least not from employers. Which suggests that maybe they should be getting less generous taxpayer subsidies, too. For-profit schools Read More

Column: Ernst, Braley — A battle royal in Iowa

George Will writes on politics, law and social character. Will began writing for The Washington Post in 1974. He is a contributor for Fox News, a Pulitzer Prize recipient for commentary, and is the author of 12 books. The Machine Shed restaurant, where the waitresses wear bib overalls and suggest a cinnamon roll the size Read More

Letters: Food Bank lifts city; volunteers, support needed

Food Bank lifts city; volunteers, support needed Re: ‘The Little Engine That Could’ There is a child’s story entitled, “The Little Engine That Could.” It tells the tale of a small underdog train engine that demonstrates mighty powers to accomplish impossible tasks. So, do you know what it takes to move 12 tons of goods? Read More

Column: Overscheduling syndrome: Why I may look like just a blur

Amy Albrecht is the executive director of the Center for a Vital Community. I am fairly certain that I am meeting myself both coming and going — that’s the level of frenetic activity I’ve been sustaining over the last few weeks and for the next month to come. Yep, I’m a certified blur. I’ve already Read More

Column: Flu season is upon us!

Kelly Lieb, PA-C is a provider and the Urgent Care Coordinator at Sheridan Memorial Hospital Influenza is a contagious illness that debuts in the fall and continues on through the early spring months. Being proactive is the key to influenza prevention, starting with an influenza vaccination. The Centers for Disease Control recommends an annual flu Read More

A day at a one-room schoolhouse

Column: Our real Syria strategy — containment-plus

Charles Krauthammer writes a weekly political column for The Washington Post. He is also a Fox News commentator. Late, hesitant and reluctant as he is, President Obama has begun effecting a workable strategy against the Islamic State. True, he’s been driven there by public opinion. Does anyone imagine that without the broadcast beheadings we’d be Read More

Column: Nobel Peace Prize laureate Obama makes case for war

DANA MILBANK is a political reporter for The Washington Post and has authored two books on national political campaigns and the national political parties. This is how a Nobel Peace Prize laureate goes to war.He smiles warmly at the members of the U.N. General Assembly. He mentions his grandmother’s village in Kenya and notes that Read More

Students build lego robots after school

September 25, 2014

Column: Cry, your car’s on hidden camera

KATHLEEN PARKER is a syndicated columnist of The Washington Post, a regular guest on television shows like The Chris Mathews Show and The O’Reilly Factor, and is a member of the Buckley School’s faculty. She won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary. Without prior knowledge or intent, I recently was inducted into a club Read More

Column: Staking the Senate on Kansas?

George Will writes on politics, law and social character. Will began writing for The Washington Post in 1974. He is a contributor for Fox News, a Pulitzer Prize recipient for commentary, and is the author of 12 books. Tacked to the wall of Greg Orman’s campaign office is a print of a John Steuart Curry Read More

Reports Sept. 25, 2014

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Wednesday • Activated fire alarm, 800 block Broadway Street, 8:25 a.m. • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 300 block West Brundage Street, 10:03 p.m. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Wednesday • Medical, 1400 block West Fifth Street, 9:11 a.m. • Medical, 1400 block West Fifth Street, 10:11 a.m. • Medical, 4100 block South Poplar Street, 1 Read More

Column: Things we carry

TOM MCINTYRE is a contributing editor to Sports Afield and Field & Stream magazine. Jack O’Connor, Mr. Sheep, “Outdoor Life” icon, and author of numerous books such as “Game in the Desert,” “The Big-Game Rifle,” and “Hunting in the Rockies,” once offered a modest check list of gear a hunter should carry into the mountains Read More

Discussing lessons learned at Heart Mountain

September 24, 2014

Column: To the rescue, after the Fetterman Battle of Dec. 21, 1866

Mary Ellen McWilliams is a member of the advisory boards of the Fort Phil Kearny Bozeman Trail Association and the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum. Many local people have some knowledge of the dramatic and tragic stories of Fort Phil Kearny, the Fetterman and Wagon Box Fights, and the ride of John “Portugee” Phillips. Read More

Letter: Scary moments eased by responders

Scary moments eased by responders Re: When missing hikers are family During the Labor Day weekend, we, as parents, experienced one of those scary moments that everyone hopes they never have to go through. Our daughter, Alissa DeVille, and her fiancé, Blake Fuhriman, were the ones stranded in the Bighorn Mountains over that weekend. Thanks Read More

Column: The White House fence jumper and the consequences of budget cuts

DANA MILBANK is a political reporter for The Washington Post and has authored two books on national political campaigns and the national political parties. The last lunch hour of the summer was like many others outside the White House gates. In Lafayette Square, office workers were eating, or just sitting, on the park benches. On Read More

Reports Sept. 24, 2014

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Tuesday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 1100 block East Brundage Lane, 7:30 a.m. • RMA, 900 block Dunnuck Street, 11:26 a.m. • RMA assist, 1700 block South Sheridan Avenue, 12:53 p.m. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Tuesday • Medical, 1500 block Mydland Road, 5:19 a.m. • Medical, 1100 block East Brundage Lane, 7:31 a.m. • Read More

Column: Readers share money-saving tips to use on your next vacation

Jill Cataldo is a coupon workshop instructor, writer and mother of three. Fall is officially upon us, and it’s hard to believe that summer vacation season has come to an end. That doesn’t mean you have to stop your travel dreams though. Many of my readers have been sending in their own tips for saving Read More

Fruitful dish won’t leave anyone hungry

By Susan Nicholson Universal Uclick BALSAMIC CHERRY RICE SALAD WITH TOASTED WALNUTS In a large bowl, combine 3 cups medium-grain cooked rice, 1/2 cup chopped toasted walnuts, 1/2 cup chopped dried cherries, 1/4 cup fresh parsley and 1/4 cup minced green onions. Add 1/3 cup balsamic vinaigrette. Season with coarse salt and pepper to taste Read More

Changing seasons

September 23, 2014

A cluster of trees turn color on the land adjacent to Steamboat Point Sunday evening near Highway 14 west of  Dayton. The foliage in the Bighorn Mountains has been showing fall colors despite damage from snowfall earlier this month.