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Commissioners Urge Extreme Caution Following Fire

On August 18, a group of shooters at the Buffalo Run recreational area in Sheridan County started a fire due to the use of exploding targets. Earlier this month the U.S. Forest Service prohibited the use of exploding targets on national forest and grasslands in the Rocky Mountain Region.

Council Receives Update on Grinder Pilot Program

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The City of Sheridan solid waste division began a pilot program last year for a piece of equipment known as a lateral grinder, that has been used to grind construction and demolition materials since last November at the City Landfill. The City Council held a work session Wednesday to hear how the grinder pilot program has been working out. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

Voters Say No to College Bond Issue

Tuesday was judgment day for the Sheridan College bond issue, as over 5,400 voters cast ballots in the special election. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

A Day for Bernice

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Council Chambers at Sheridan City Hall was the site Tuesday afternoon for a special ceremony proclaiming August, 20th as Bernice Marshall Day.

Longmire Days A Success For Durant...Well, Buffalo

This weekend's second annual Longmire Days in Buffalo - or Durant for the weekend - was a huge success, if attendance at the various events is any indication.

Culture at the Park

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Since 1965, Up with People has provided young people from around the world a unique opportunity to travel abroad and see the world from a different perspective. The group has been in Sheridan this week volunteering with a number of different agencies.

SCCD Seeks Consultant For Tongue River Channel Study

The Sheridan County Conservation District is seeking a consultant to assist in an assessment of the Tongue River channel and its floodplain for about five miles upstream of the town of Dayton.

Sen. Enzi on Liz Cheney's Resident Fishing License

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We reported earlier this week that candidate for U.S. Senate for Wyoming, Liz Cheney, has been taking some flak for purchasing a resident fishing license when she had only been in the state for 72 consecutive days. Wyoming Game and Fish considers 365 days in state as official residency.

Padlock Ranch Nominated for NCBA Environmental Stewardship Award

Earlier this year we reported that the Padlock Ranch was the recipient of this year's Leopold Conservation Award in Wyoming. The ranch has now been named a regional finalist for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association's Environmental Stewardship Award.

Rock Creek: The Designation Debate Continued

The Wyoming Wilderness Association has been pushing for the designation for the Rock Creek Wilderness Area as protected wilderness since 2005, when the Bighorn National Forest recommended the action in its forest plan.