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August 4th, 2013

It was a Wagon Box Weekend

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This past Friday and Saturday, it was a Wagon Box Weekend at the Fort Phil Kearny State Historic site near Banner. Two days were packed full of living history demonstrations, lectures, and games.

Fun in the Mud

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There were the Sassy Sows, the Honey Hams, the Boss Hogs, not to mention the Franks and Beans and the Piggy Poachers. It was the annual Pig Wrestling Contest held at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, all part of the Sheridan County Fair.

Buffalo City Council Briefs

At the last Buffalo City Council meeting, Building Inspector Toby Rhoades gave a short report to the council, saying that 9 building permits had been issued in the two weeks prior to the meeting.

BLM Holding Public Meetings For Draft RMP/EIS

The Bureau of Land Management's Buffalo Field Office is announcing upcoming public meetings on their draft resource management plan (RMP) and the supporting environmental impact statement (EIS.

Buffalo Fair and Rodeo Parade 2013

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Pictures from the 2013 Johnson County Fair & Rodeo Parade.

All images by Aaron Palmer.

TROOPERS SEASON COMES TO AN END

The Sheridan Troopers were eliminated from the state tournament Saturday after a 16-6 loss against Cheyenne Post 6. The Troops finish the tournament in third place.

Post 6 plays Casper for the state title today.

Website Helps Prevent Fraud Over the Phone

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Friday we told you about a scam in Sheridan where a citizen was contacted by phone in an effort to obtain their credit card information that would have no doubt been used fraudulently. The individual suspected fraud and did not give out any of their information.

Week in Review

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We begin our look back at some of the top stories of this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review. After a public meeting in Story Wednesday night, and a marathon meeting Thursday night of the Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission, the amendments to the County's rules and regulations regarding riparian areas were approved by the Commission on a 4-1 vote.

The item will now go before the Sheridan County Commission later this month. Commissioner Steve Maier.

August 3rd

Wyoming Records First West Nile Case This Year

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RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Health Department is reporting the state's first case of West Nile virus in a human this year.

The agency announced Friday that the case involves an adult female from Platte County.

"Plug Your Ears!"

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The Fort Phil Kearny Regulars fire the Fort's Howitzer during its Wagon Box Weekend held at FPK.

(Photo by Judy Hagerott)