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August 26th

Open House at Sheridan County Airport

(Photo by Tracee Davis)

The Sheridan Pilots' Association will be hosting an open house and fly in at the Sheridan County Airport a week from this Saturday. One of the organizers for the event Dale Hall explains some of the aircraft that will be on display at the airport.

Liz Cheney Attacks Sen. Enzi at Tea Party Rally

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Liz Cheney used a Tea Party rally to criticize Sen. Mike Enzi, saying Wyoming needs a better leader to defend it from Washington's "war on coal".

Saturday's 'Shots Fired' Incident Explained: Subject to Appear in Court Today

We told you this weekend about an incident that took place around 6:41 p.m. Saturday involving shots fired on East Burkitt Street in Sheridan. Lieutenant Chris Dahmke with the Sheridan Police Department explains what happened.

Wyo. Game & Fish Asks Bighorn Elk Hunters for Help

Wyo. Game & Fish Asks Bighorn Elk Hunters for Help (Photo courtesy Flickr user Linda Tanner)

It's an infectious disease can jump from animals to humans and it's a word livestock producers hate to hear – brucellosis.

August 25th

Sheridan Senior Center Gearing up for Annual Resource Expo

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Over twenty different organizations will be available for this year's Resource Expo that is sponsored by the Sheridan Senior Center.

Pooches Rule at Kendrick Pool

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It was a day set apart for dogs Sunday evening at the Kendrick Pool. It was the last of the season swims and it was a doggie delight as the dogs with their owners took to the water. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott went pool side and brings us this story.

The Elks Youth Rodeo Keeps Getting Bigger and Better

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photos by Judy Hagerott

Sometimes the best is saved for last and that's what the Elks Youth Rodeo has become, one of the largest non-affiliated youth rodeos in the nation. Rodeos can be expensive, but this rodeo is all about the kids. Chairman Bob Strauser...

The Poll Question of the Week

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This past Tuesday a special election was held for voters to decide if they wanted to approve a bond issue in support of expanding Sheridan College's Tech program. The bond issue was defeated but what if there was another way to pay for improvements for the Tech Center without raising taxes?

Twenty-Seven Years of Story Days

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It was the 27th annual Story Days this last weekend and what a weekend it was. Beginning Friday with a Dutch Oven Cook-Off and ending Sunday with a church service and potluck lunch, there was something for everyone, old and young alike.

August 24th

Sheridan County Library System Receives Grant to Host the “The Big Read”

The Sheridan County Public Library system has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to hose “The Big Read” in Sheridan County.