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March 25th

Workshop On Bullying Offered By PIC In Buffalo

Juanita Bybee. Photo courtesy PHP of Wyoming

The Parent Information Center in Buffalo will present a workshop on bullying Tuesday at the Johnson County Healthcare Center.

The Changing Face of Homelessness in Sheridan County: Part Two

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The Changing Face of Homelessness in Sheridan County: Part Two (Photo courtesy of Flickr user dgphilli)

A study recently conducted by the Volunteers of America of the Northern Rockies and the Homelessness Resource Alliance of Northeastern Wyoming found that 80 individuals within the county lacked a safe place to sleep. But as Sheridan Media's Chris Foy reports in part two of his series, mental illness and substance abuse issues are on the rise - along with homelessness - in Sheridan County.

Unclaimed Property Division Reunites 1,400 Wyomingites With Funds

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Wyoming State Treasurer, Mark Gordon, announced recently that the Wyoming Windfall advertising program successfully reunited more than 1,400 residents with their unclaimed funds - in total more than $340,000. (Photo courtesy Wyoming State Treasury)

Wyoming State Treasurer, Mark Gordon, announced recently that the Wyoming Windfall advertising program successfully reunited more than 1,400 residents with their unclaimed funds - in total more than $340,000.

SMH Patient Flies in from Riverton

A Riverton man was flown to Sheridan Memorial Hospital last week to receive specialized care from a cardiologist.

Sheridan County Alcohol License Up for Grabs

(photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

There's a liquor license up for grabs in Sheridan County.

Soldier Ridge Easement Granted

(Photo Courtesy of Sheridan Community Land Trust)

The Sheridan Community Land Trust is in its final stages of nailing down administrative details to open the Soldier Ridge Trail to the public.

Advocates Caution Against Internet Dependence

The technological trend across the nation has caused millions of people to drop their landline telephone service.

March 24th

Commissioners Grant $45K to Child Advocacy

The Sheridan County Commissioners approved a grant for Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns in the amount of $45,000. Susie Cannon, Development coordinator, said the money will be used to support the Family Visitation Program.

Firefighters Continue to Raise Funds for Ed Green Statue

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Firefighters with Sheridan Fire-Rescue began raising funds last fall for a life-sized statue to honor Captain Ed Green, who was a member of the Sheridan Fire Department for 26 years.

Brewery Hosts a Speakeasy Party Saturday Night

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Naomi Ollie of Banner.

The Trail End Museum turns 100 years old in July and there's going to be a party. But parties cost money and Saturday night at the Black Tooth Brewing Company a “Speakeasy Party” was held to raise funds for that celebration. Cynde Georgen...