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August 27th

New Wildfire Springs Up in Teton Wilderness

A new wildfire that started in the Teton Wilderness in western Wyoming over the weekend has grown to about 4,000 acres.

Brewfest to Offer Microbrews From Around the Region

Beer lovers will no doubt want to mark their calender for Brewfest 2012, a fundraiser for the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce one week from this Saturday.

Parliamentary Procedure Presentation

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City of Sheridan Clerk Scott Badley gave a presentation to the Sheridan City Council Monday that focused on Parliamentary procedure and Robert's Rules of Order.

Hunting Season for Upland Bird and Small Game Begin This Week

(Photo Courtesy of the G&F)
(Photo Courtesy of the G&F)

Saturday, September 1st is opening day for small game and upland bird seasons. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke says that there are a couple of things hunters need to keep in mind, especially this year with the drought.

Fire Restrictions Lifted In Parts of Medicine Bow National Forest

Fire restrictions have been lifted in some areas of the Medicine Bow National Forest near Laramie, but much of the state remains in the grip of a relentless drought that is predicted to persist over the next few weeks.

Sheridan Sends GOP Rep to National Convention

This week's Republican National Convention will bring together conservative representatives from all over the country, and Sheridan is no exception.

SC History Buff Looking for Donor of Prehistoric Pine Cone

Back in the mid-90s, a stranger stopped by the Sheridan College Science Museum and donated a petrified pine cone. Today, the hunt for the benevolent donor is being resumed by Sheila Flynn, a volunteer at the museum.

New School Lunches Heavy on Veggies

Last week, Sheridan Media reported about new federal regulations regarding the public school lunch program.

Drought and Its Effects on Wildlife

Drought and Its Effects on Wildlife

A couple of weeks ago we reported on the adverse effects the drought is having on fish in area streams due to the low water levels. The drought is also having an impact on wildlife explains Wyoming Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke.

Write-In Nominations Likely for Legislative Contests

The Wyoming Secretary of State's Office has announced that based on unofficial election results from last week's primary, there is a possibility that several write-in candidates may qualify for the General Election in November.