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July 10th

Justice Office's Role Regarding Minors and the Street Dance

The Sheridan County Justice Office.

Monday we told you about some of the strategies that local law enforcement is using to try and thwart underage drinking at the street dances in Sheridan.

Down the Creek They'll Go

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Down the Creek They'll Go

Hundreds of little plastic ducks are getting set to make their way down Big Goose Creek in Kendrick Park this Friday in Sheridan as part of the annual Kiwanis Duck Race.

Lummis Makes Floor Statement to Repeal Obamacare

Lummis Makes Floor Statement to Repeal Obamacare

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis joined other members of the House Tuesday to voice their support for the repeal of Obamacare. Lummis went over the top ten reasons why the health care law is bad for women.

Youth Triathlon This Saturday In Buffalo

The Buffalo Swim Club's second annual Iron Youth Triathlon is this Saturday at the Johnson County Family YMCA in Buffalo.

The competition is for kids up to age 15, participating in swimming, biking and running events.

Johnson County To Address G&F Lease Concerns Wednesday

Johnson County will present their concerns and wishes concerning the proposed Game and Fish lease of Lake DeSmet at the G&F Commission meetings in Lander this week.

Firefighters Predict A Long Fire Season At Squirrel Creek

Firefighters say it's unlikely that Wyoming's largest wildfire will be fully contained until fall or winter.

Rain and cooler temperatures are helping firefighters, but officials caution that the fire season is still young and warm, drier weather is returning this week.

Sheridan Trolley Will Double as Rodeo Shuttle

Photo by Tracee Davis

One of the Sheridan Trolleys is going to deviate from its usual downtown route to provide logistical support for the rodeo, starting today. Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce executive director, Dixie Johnson.

Justice Center JPB Updates Jo Co Commission

At last week's Johnson County Commissioner's meeting, the Buffalo-Johnson County Justice Center Joint Powers Board gave their quarterly update to the commission.

Three Options For Herds Needing Feed

Cattle who survived the Ash Creek fire are in great need of pasture and feed to avoid starvation. Several federal programs are in the works to help affected ranchers. (Incident Management Team photo)

Ranchers with surviving livestock who need access to feed have three programs that may provide assistance to them, according to a media release from the USDA Farm Service Agency.

Sagebrush Art Center Hosts Native American Expo

Photo by Tracee Davis
Photo by Tracee Davis

The Sagebrush Community Art Center, in the historic train depot, is hosting an American Indian art show and sale Thursday from 5-7 p.m. The exhibit will be up until the end of the month, but this week provides a unique opportunity to meet the artists.