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September 9th

Emergency Responders 911 Ceremony

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Emergency Responders 911 Ceremony

Sheridan Fire-Rescue, law enforcement, and other emergency response agencies will assemble at the Fire Station in Sheridan for a time of remembrance Sunday.

Smoke From Reservoir Fire Burnout Visible in Sheridan

Smoke from the Reservoir Fire in the Cloud Peak Wilderness can be seen from the Sheridan area.

A planned burnout of an area near structures in the path of the Reservoir Fire in the Cloud Peak Wilderness caused a smoke plume visible in the Sheridan area Friday.

Sheridan Fire-Rescue Makes their Contribution to Spirit of America 9/11 Food Drive

Firefighter Seth Larson places food on a table at Cost Plus Furniture and Appliances that the Firefighters donated Friday morning to the Spirit of America 9/11 Food Drive. (photo by Brad Estes)

As the mountain of non-perishable food items grows in the front window of Cost Plus Furniture and Appliances, on day two of Sheridan Media's Spirit of America 9/11 Food Drive members of Sheridan Fire-Rescue stopped by to make their contribution.

Sheridan Man Convicted of Stealing Prescription Drugs from UPS Boxes Violates Probation

A Sheridan man serving four years probation for his role as a co-conspirator in stealing prescription drugs from a UPS truck while working as an employee of UPS, admitted to violating his probation to Judge John Fenn on Thursday in 4th District Court.

Enzi: Obama Using Already Failed Job Creation Strategy

US Sen. Mike Enzi

US Senator Mike Enzi says that he's glad President Barack Obama is focusing on jobs, but says the president is going about it in the wrong way, in a release from the senator's office Thursday.

September 8th

CORRECTED: Sheridan Woman Dies from Injuries Sustained in Labor Day Weekend Motorcycle Crash

A Sheridan woman died at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings Wednesday as a result of her injuries sustained when she was thrown from her motorcycle in a crash during the Labor Day weekend on US 14 near Sibley Lake, according to a media release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol.

Jo Co Commission Approves Site For Off-Track Betting

Johnson County Commission

Betting on horse racing got easier to do in Johnson County, after the County Commissioners approved a request from investors looking to put a site in Buffalo. The Commissioners approved the site at their meeting Tuesday.

New Jo Co Justice Center Welcomes Visitors

From left: Johnson County Commissioners John Gibbs, Smokey Wildeman (with scissors) and Delbert Eitel cut the ribbon to open the new criminal justice center.

The New Buffalo/Johnson County Criminal Justice Center had their official ribbon cutting on Thursday and welcomed visitors with a free meal and tours of both the old and new facility.

Sarantopulos Show a Success

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Lauren Sarantopulos stands next to one of her paintings.

Thursday night, the Sagebrush Community Art Center hosted an artist's reception for sensation, 13 year-old, Lauren Sarantopulos.

JAC to Receive Retirement System Update Today

JAC to Receive Retirement System Update Today

The State Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee has been meeting in Cheyenne to discuss issues that will be addressed during the next legislative session in early 2012. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter takes a look at the Wyoming Retirement System, which will be the topic of the day today at the JAC meeting.