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October 24th

Wasatch Gun Show at the Fairgrounds

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Daniel Duff of Sheridan tries out a gun as his son Isaac looks on

Gun enthusiasts gathered from far and wide at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds over this past weekend to take a look at the tables covered with firearms, ammo, knives and every other kind of gun gizmo to be found.

Pumpkin Festival Delights

Six year-old Vistara Anderson of Sheridan "bowling for pumpkins" in Buffalo on Saturday

It was a perfect autumn day Saturday in Buffalo as over 100 folks gathered in Crazy Woman Square for the 3rd Annual “Pumpkin Festival” sponsored by Three Way, Inc.

Representative Mike Madden Wins Tax Assessment Appeal With The State

A growing number of residents in our local communities have been questioning the validity of their property tax assessments. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has more

Mike Madden, who is also a Wyoming State Representative for Johnson County, is one of them. A year and a half ago, Madden appealed his assessed value at the county level:

October 23rd

College Board Candidates, Part 2

Though they don't always get as many headlines as the larger races, there are many contests in this upcoming election that could significantly alter, depending on there outcomes, the future of our local communities and schools.

State Board of Medicine in Sheridan

Kevin Bohenblust, Executive Director of the Wyoming State Board of Medicine

Friday and today, the Wyoming State Board of Medicine is meeting at the Sheridan Holiday Inn for their October meeting. Executive Director of the Board, Kevin Bohnenblust, explains why this Cheyenne-based board is meeting in Sheridan.

October 22nd

UW offers oil, gas pad reclamation workshop Oct. 28 in Gillette

Ways to successfully reclaim oil and gas pads will be offered in a Reclamation 101 workshop Thursday, Oct. 28, in Gillette.
Presented by the Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center (WRRC) at the University of Wyoming, the workshop is 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Wyoming Room of the Campbell County Library at 2101 South 4J Road.

College Board Candidates Discuss Funding

Though they don't always get as many headlines as the larger races, there are many contests in this upcoming election that could significantly alter, depending on there outcomes, the future of our local communities.

Wyoming Going Google

An announcement came out this week that within a year, all Wyoming state agencies will be on a Google-based email system.

WYO Gala Tonight: Return to the Forbidden Planet

Return to the Forbidden Planet, or what they're calling Shakespeare's “forgotten rock & roll masterpiece,” is the WYO Theater's annual Gala. The show is tonight at the WYO Theater in Sheridan. Director Doug Sheehan says Forbidden Planet is probably unlike any Shakespeare you've ever seen or read before:

Raising Readers Bookfest & Feast Tomorrow

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Raising Readers provides children's books for doctors' offices in Wyoming.

Tomorrow morning at the Sheridan Junior High School cafeteria and gymnasium, the 3rd Annual Raising Readers Bookfest & Feast will take place, and is open to the entire family. Money raised goes to increase program visibility for doctors' office children's books, book plates on the back of the books and book marks indicating that Raising Readers provided the books.