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Smoking Ban Most Likely Not Coming to Sheridan Anytime Soon

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Smoking Ban Most Likely Not Coming to Sheridan Anytime Soon

In 2006, the Cheyenne City Council voted to enact a city wide smoking ban that included all bars and restaurants. Almost six years later, and no real issues with the ban, the City of Casper is also contemplating approving a similar ordinance.

'Prepared' Residents Limit Fire Damage To Home

Generic fire extinguisher. (MCC photo)

Residents at 343 East Heald Street in Sheridan used fire extinguishers to limit fire damage to the attic of their home Wednesday night, according to Sheridan Fire-Rescue.

SAWS Received Year End Operations and Maintenance Report

City of Sheridan Utilities Maintenance Superintendent Ken Hirschman

Throughout the year the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board received quarterly operations and maintenance updates from City of Sheridan Utilities Maintenance Superintendent Ken Hirschman.

Scott Predictions On Romney's New Hampshire Win

Mitt Romney

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney took the New Hampshire primary Tuesday with 39 percent of the vote. Since he began his career as a journalist, Ronald Scott has followed Romney.

Court Hears Arguments in Sheridan killing

Left, Dennis Poitra (Sheridan Media file photo Courtesy of Kurt Layher)

(AP)-A Sheridan man serving a life sentence in a 2009 home invasion killing of an elderly man was unable to control his behavior because he had taken anti-psychotic medication shortly before the crime, a lawyer told the Wyoming Supreme Court on Thursday.

FDA Antibiotic Ban to Affect Wyoming Farmers and Ranchers

FDA Antibiotic Ban to Affect Wyoming Farmers and Ranchers

Farmers and ranchers in Wyoming and around the country are going to have to make some changes when it comes to treating animals with antibiotics.

Buffalo Council Adopts New Substance Abuse Policy

Buffalo's City Council, at their last meeting, adopted new drug and alcohol testing policy which will bring them in-line with Worker's Compensation rules. City Attorney Ben Kirven explains further.

Resolution to Quit Tobacco? Wyoming Program Offers Help

Rosie Davidson

If your New Year's Resolution was to quit smoking or to quit chewing tobacco, and you have either given up or are struggling to continue being tobacco-free, there is help through the State of Wyoming's Quit Tobacco Program.

Jo Co Sheriff Gives Report On New Justice Center Building

Buffalo/Johnson County Justice Center

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek updated the Johnson County Commissione on some issues at the new justice center building at their first meeting of the year last Tuesday.