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October 23rd

Governor Mead Calls for Reduced Spending

Governor Mead Calls for Reduced Spending

The Wyoming Consensus Revenue Estimating Group - called CREG - released its latest revenue forecast Monday. The group first updated Governor Matt Mead in January when it predicted lowered forecasts for natural gas prices.

BNSF Confirms Railroad Fatality

UPDATE: 2:45

The Sheridan Police Department released the following information this afternoon via a media release:

Just after 6:00 am Tuesday morning, the Sheridan Police Department received a report from railroad dispatch that there had been an incident involving a train and a pedestrian.

Buffalo Rancher Makes Final Round of Treasurer Selection Process

The Republican Party's Central Committee in Wyoming has isolated three state treasurer candidates for final review by Governor Matt Mead, and one of the last-standing candidates hails from Johnson County.

Pink Link Raises $40K for SMH

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation announced the weekend's “The Link—Partners in Pink” run/walk raised approximately $40,000.

Incident at BNSF Railroad

Update: 8:18 a.m.

Sheridan law enforcement are unavailable to provide details regarding an incident involving BNSF Railroad this morning near the 1st Street intersection.

October 22nd

Planning Commission Votes Unanimously to Recommend North Main Revitalization Plan

Planning Commission Votes Unanimously to Recommend North Main Revitalization Plan. Photo by Chris Foy.

At the city of Sheridan's meeting of the planning commission Monday night, the commission heard a redevelopment strategy for the North Main Corridor.

Preliminary Hearing Held for Sheridan Woman Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

A Preliminary Hearing was held Monday in Sheridan County Circuit Court for Sheridan resident Caron Denean Avery, who's charged with Involuntary Manslaughter for allegedly killing her 74-year-old mother Nina Avery on or about September 14th at their home located at 273 Badger Street in Sheridan.

Occupy Movement Takes a Stand in Sheridan

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Occupy Movement Takes a Stand in Sheridan. Photo by Chris Foy.
Occupy Movement Takes a Stand in Sheridan. Photo by Chris Foy.

Just off of Main Street Saturday, a group of four Sheridan residents waved signs that earned them an occasional thumbs up or honk from passersby.

More Than 100 Tons Collected at Free Landfill Days This Weekend

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More Than 100 Tons Collected at Free Landfill Days This Weekend

With hundreds of city and county residents stopping by the Sheridan Landfill last weekend, public waste superintendent Charles Martineau said its free landfill days were a success.

Mullinax/Zowada Deliberation Hearing

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A special meeting was held Monday morning where Sheridan County Commissioners deliberated for an hour regarding the Zowada's request to establish a private road to their business off of Fort Road.