April 16th, 2013

Junior High Students Visit Lincoln

Eighth Grade Sheridan Junior High School History students were the first to visit "LINCOLN: The Constitution and the Civil War" exhibit at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library on Tuesday.

Enzi Previews Inventor's Conference

U.S. Senator, Mike Enzi, will be in Sheridan all day on Saturday.

Police Crack Down Youth Smoking, Drinking

The Sheridan Police Department's activity report indicates three Sheridan businesses were cited for selling tobacco products to a 16-year-old during a sting operation, and in an unrelated bust, five minors were cited for alcohol over the weekend.

Commissioners Retract Ranchester Rezone Proposal

Sheridan County's Commissioners unanimously voted to cancel a proposal that would rezone just over 1,000 acres in Ranchester from Rural Residential to Agricultural designation.

Living in the Heart of Country’s Gun Culture

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Some 63 percent of the 579,000 residents in Wyoming own guns.  This is the highest percentage of any state in the USA.

Perhaps it makes some sense to describe what living in the heart of America’s “gun culture” can be like during this time of national debate about guns and whether or not there is a need for national registry of gun owners.


The 2012-2013 Wyoming High School Rodeo Season resumed on April 13th and 14th in Laramie, as cowboys and cowgirls resume their quest to qualify for the High School National Finals Rodeo.

Points earned at the 3 rodeos in September 2012 carry over the winter break.

The top 4 in each event at the end of the season are invited to compete at the High School National Finals Rodeo, to be held in Rock Springs in July.

Members of the Sheridan County High School Rodeo team competed over the weekend and this is a list of those who placed in Laramie, securing their places in the standings.

Soldier Creek Sunset

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Photo by Michael Chatt/Western Photographs

April 15th


WYOMING ALL-STAR BASKETBALL - The 2013 Wyoming / Montana all- star basketball games will be played June 7th and 8th in Sheridan and Billings.

Sheridan college Lady Generals Head coach Frank McCarthy will coach the Wyoming girls and he likes this year's roster.

The team includes two players from Sheridan as Lady Bronc teammates Hailey Ligocki and Mali Wright will play for team Wyoming.

Johnson County Attorney Comments On Hamlin Trial

In Johnson County District Court last Friday, April 12th, a jury found Gerald Eugene Hamlin “not guilty” of bringing a controlled substance into a jail and delivery of a controlled substance.

Washington, DC Business Hours Offered Tuesday In Buffalo

Field Representatives for US Senators John Barrasso and Michael Enzi and Congressman Cynthia Lummis will be in Buffalo Tuesday morning to meet with their constituents in the area to answer questions and forward concerns back to Washington, DC.