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July 17th, 2012

Substitute UPN Agreement Approved

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Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson

It's taken some time, as the Sheridan City Council has tabled the item twice, but Monday night the agreement with UPN to provide fiber optics to the City was unanimously approved.

DEA Warns of Wyo. Scam

The federal Drug Enforcement Administration is warning Wyoming residents about an extortion scam involving people who bought prescription drugs online.

Sheridan Slated For New Low-Income Housing

Sheridan residents who are strapped for cash can look forward to a new housing option. Highland Property Management is finishing up construction on three new apartment buildings designated for low-income housing.

Firewood Permits For Billy Creek Area Still Being Issued

Although there was a lightning-caused fire in the Billy Creek area over the weekend, it has been contained and mop-up has begun, according to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Buffalo Field Office (BFO).

Johnson County Commissioners Approve $42 Million Budget

Johnson County's Commissioners held their regular meeting Monday instead of Tuesday and worked through a short agenda, mainly concerning the budget for FY 2012-2013.

Sheridan VA Launches Pilot Foster Program

The Veterans Affairs Hospital in Sheridan is starting a new initiative place adult veterans in foster care in lieu of nursing homes and hospitals. Public Affairs director at the VA, Jackie VanMark, explains what kind of person might benefit from the program.

'Longmire Day' Full Of Events In Buffalo Saturday

Author Craig Johnson

Coming up this weekend in conjunction with the Second Annual Art Chalk Festival is “Longmire Day” in Buffalo.

Enzi Endorses Bill To Implement Online Sales Tax

Wyoming senator, Mike Enzi, took the floor last week to make augments in favor of the Marketplace Fairness Act. According to a media release from the senator's office, the bill will enable the state to collect sales taxes on out-of-state, catalog and online sales.

July 16th

TROOPERS FALL IN GILLETTE / FOOTBALL CAMP CONTINUES

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers are 39-8 overall after dropping a 6-4 decision at Gillette Monday night.

The Troops committed four errors in the game and it cost them as they fell behind 4-0 through four innings.

Next up the Troops will play a double header in Sturgis Saturday and then back home for two Sunday with Riverton. The first game is set to start at Noon Sunday and we will have it live on 14-10 KWYO.

Police Continue to Search for Sexual Assault Suspect

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Police Continue to Search for Sexual Assault/Robbery Suspect

The Sheridan Police Department continues to search for a male suspect who sexually assaulted and robbed an 82-year-old Sheridan woman at her home on North Gould Street.