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June 30th, 2011

Fra Dana...Who Was She?

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Portrait of Fra Dana by William Merritt Chase.

Sometimes, we overlook what's precious in our own back yard. Such was the case of Fra Dana artist and rancher's wife who lived on the Dana Ranch on Pass Creek, near Parkman, during the turn of the century.

GET READY FOR FREEDOM-FEST 2011

FREEDOM-FEST 2011 - The first annual Freedom Fest hosted by the Sheridan Recreation District will be held Monday on the 4th of July at the old Woodland Park school.

Along with Sheridan Media sponsors include Pepsi and Kilpatrick Creations, Rec District Sports Specialist Dale Boedecker talks about how Freedom-Fest came to be.

And dale says the hopes are to make this a yearly
activity.

Where you don't see these signs after July 1st means . . .

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Where you don't see these or any other speed limit signs on Sheridan County Roads starting July 1st, it means that: Effective July 1, 2011, the new statutory speed limits for County roads are:  Residential district and subdivision roads - 30 mph; Unpaved roads - 55 mph (unless posted otherwise); Paved roads - 65 mph (unless posted otherwise).

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Golden Hay Crop

Perhaps this rainbow over the newly cut and baled hay bodes well for this year's hay crop. This view is looking east from 144 Upper Road (County Road 113) at 5:40 pm Thursday.

Panel Committee Recommends Rocky Mountain

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Panel Committee recommends Rocky Mountain for ambulance service within the City of Sheridan.

The panel committee made its recommendation Thursday regarding ambulance service in Sheridan as they recommended the City enter into a one-year contract with Rocky Mountain Ambulance Services.

Union President Responds to Panel Committee's Decision

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Sheridan Fire-Rescue Firefighter/EMT and Local Union President George Neeson

The decision by the panel committee recommending the City of Sheridan enter into a contract with Rocky Mountain Ambulance to provide Emergency Medical Service to the citizens of Sheridan didn't come as a big surprise to firefighters with Sheridan Fire-Rescue.

Kyle Reuter Sentenced

Kyle Reuter, 24, was sentenced to 3 to 5 years for possession of child pornography.

Kyle Reuter, age 24, was sentenced in 4th Judicial District Court Wednesday morning. Reuter had plead “guilty” in February of this year, per a plea agreement with the State, on a charge of possession of child pornography.

Forest Officials Stress Safety While Recreating on the Mountain

Bighorn National Forest Officials stress safety when recreating on the mountain due to current conditions.

Now that it appears that summer has finally arrived, more and more people are making their way to the Bighorn Mountains to partake in various recreation activities.

5th Street to Open to Two-Way Traffic Soon

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WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell

Due to the North Main Street reconstruction project in Sheridan, two way traffic has been closed near Main Street since late March.

Feds Commend Governor on Sage Grouse Plan

USFWS Commends Governor on Sage Grouse Plan

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead received a letter from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service commending him and the Sage Grouse Implementation Team on their work on preserving sage grouse in the state.