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September 2nd, 2015

Treasurer Says Global Economy Affects Federal Financial Picture

During a recent interview with State Treasurer Mark Gordon of Buffalo, Sheridan Media’s Kim Love asked him how his meeting with federal bankers went during a retreat last month in Jackson.

Grass Fires Burning West of Sheridan Stamped Out

Two grass fires burned through about 160 acres west of Sheridan Tuesday afternoon over a seven-hour period before being put out.

Grass Fires, Bear Chase, Air Service Top Today’s News

Grass fires burning west of Sheridan have been put out, a black bear roaming through town has been chased out and a contract for commercial air service has been approved. These are our top stories.

Invasive Wasp Species Found in Sheridan

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This is not a European Paper Wasp, this is a native Paper Wasp. The new invasive species can be identified by having black antenna instead of the yellowish antenna found on the native species. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service has confirmed that an invasive species of wasps have been found in Sheridan this summer. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

‘Out of Darkness’ Walk A Week From Saturday

(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

The 5th annual “Out of Darkness” walk hosted by the Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition, will take place Saturday, September 12 at Whitney Commons in Sheridan. The walk will begin at 10, with registration taking place at 9.

September 1st

Citizens Team With UW to Chart Wyoming’s Flora and Fauna

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Citizen scientists have been helping to build a database about Wyoming’s biodiversity by contributing information through a University of Wyoming website.

Fabric Paintings Featured at Martinsen Gallery

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An artist’s reception was held Tuesday evening, in the Martinsen Gallery at Sheridan College, featuring the work of Heidi Heuerman. Taking two loves, sewing and painting, Heuerman combined them and now fabric paints.

She describes her process.

Airline Fees to County to be Waived for First Two Years

Sheridan County commissioners formalized a lease with the county's new commercial air carrier this week. Sheridan Media's Pat Blair has the story.

Jentel Presents

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Over 20 people came out to hear the current artists in residency at Jentel, four visual and two writers, talked about their work and their process, Tuesday evening in the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

‘Suds N’ Spurs Brewfest’ Attendance is Up

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The final tallies are still coming in, but the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s 4th annual Brewfest, held last Saturday, saw a rise in attendance, according to CEO Dixie Johnson.