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July 3rd, 2011

Workforce Services and Employment Combine

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Director Joan Evans

As of Friday, July 1st, the Wyoming Departments of Workforce Services and Employment have officially become the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services. The reorganization is the result of legislation passed during the 2011 Session.

1st Annual Freedom Fest Monday

Before the fireworks at the Equestrian center this 4th of July holiday, the Sheridan Recreation District will offer a chance for some fun that will include mud volleyball, a wiffle ball home run derby and even a mini corn dog eating contest at the first annual Freedom Fest.

Barrasso Talks Debt Negotiations

Senator John Barrasso appeared on MSNBC recently, criticizing Democrats and President Barack Obama for their proposal to raise the national debt ceiling.

July 2nd

Rockies Snap Two-Game Slide

DENVER (AP) - Juan Nicasio allowed three singles over eight innings and Mark Ellis had three hits, including a two-run homer, in his Colorado debut as the Rockies beat the slumping Kansas City Royals 9-0 on Friday night.

Troy Tulowitzki connected on a two-run homer, Todd Helton added a two-run double and pinch-hitter Charlie Blackmon lined the first homer of his major league career - on his 25th birthday, no less - to help the Rockies snap a two-game slide. Nicasio (3-1) struck out four and got the Royals to hit into 16 groundouts. The Royals lost their fourth straight.

U.S. 14 Now Open Between Greybull and Sheridan

A temporary detour has allowed US 14 to open for the holiday weekend.

The two-lane detour that was constructed to bypass the slide that closed U.S. Highway 14, 31.5 miles east of Greybull on June 13 is now open.

Wyoming-Park Project Groundbreaking

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Ground was broke Friday on the Wyoming-Park Project in Sheridan.

City of Sheridan officials held the groundbreaking for the Wyoming-Park project at the corner of what is best known as "malfunction junction" Friday.

Michael Benjamin Sentenced

Benjamin receives suprevised probation and intensive inpatient treatment on a count of Felony Domestic Battery.

41-year-old Michael Benjamin was sentenced in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday morning on two Counts. For Count 1, Felony Domestic Battery, he received two to four years in prison, suspended, with four years supervised probation.

July 1st

How Low Can You Go?

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From 10:30 am until 2:00 pm Saturday over 150 hot rods, muscle and classic cars and trucks will invade Sheridan's Historic Main Street - from Brundage to Alger - for all to see. There will be awards to winners in kids, women and men categories - as judged by attendees, so show up and vote for your favorite. The one shown here is from the Black Hills and is owned by Bruce Peterson.

YMCA Theater Camp on WYO Stage

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The Sheridan County YMCA Theater Camp was on the WYO Stage July 1st for their presentation of: Disney's "Cinderella, Kids. " In a short five days, 30 campers age 9-14 auditioned, rehearsed and put together the production that was presented to a nearly filled WYO theater at 2 pm.