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August 19th

Rep. Lummis to Speak to Republican Women of Sheridan County

Rep. Lummis to Speak to Republican Women of Sheridan County

There will be a special guest at the next meeting of the Republican Women of Sheridan County next month. Media director for the group, Wendellyn Dane, explains.

Cloud Peak Rezone and Wrench Ranch II Annexation on Tonight's Agenda for City Council

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An item that has been tabled due to differences between Developer Don Roberts and adjacent landowners will come before the Sheridan City Council this evening. Cloud Peak 16 is a request to rezone 2.2 acres from an R-1 Residential District to a R-3 Residential District.

August 18th

This Week's Poll Question

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Fall is right around the corner and with fall, comes college football. The University of Wyoming Cowboys won 15 games in the last three years and last year's season closed with three wins out of their last four games.

Annual RENEW “Shoot Out” was Saturday

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The echoes of “pull” followed by shotgun blasts were the sounds of the day at the Sheridan County Sportsmen's Gun Club on Saturday as the 9th annual RENEW Shoot Out was held.

The Tour de Big Horn was Saturday

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It couldn't have been a prettier morning as 50-plus bicyclists took to the road Saturday, all as a fundraiser for the Sheridan Community Land Trust.

Senator Enzi Gains Ideas From Buffalo Listening Session

US Senator from Wyoming Michael Enzi held one of his scheduled “listening sessions” in Buffalo on Friday, asking locals to tell him what they felt he and the rest of Washington, DC need to concentrate their efforts on.

Johnson County Has Concerns Over CDBG Grant

Johnson County's Commissioners have been discussing concerns that Deputy County Attorney Barry Crago has with a Community Developmentt Block Grant (CDBG) and its attached paperwork recently received on an application from the Buffalo Senior Center for a $13,000 study grant to be performed on the facility.

Longmire Days A Success For Durant...Well, Buffalo

The fictional Sheriff of Durant, Absaroka County, Wyoming, Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) meets the real Sheriff of Johnson County Steve Kozisek at Longmire Days Saturday in Buffalo.

This weekend's second annual Longmire Days in Buffalo - or Durant for the weekend - was a huge success, if attendance at the various events is any indication.

Week in Review

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It's time to take a look back at some of the top stories of this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

The Sheridan Police Department issued a media release regarding an incident that occurred at Le Bella Beauty Supply and Salon in Sheridan. A male individual became upset when the store didn't have the “wax” that he was looking for and the man unsheathed a large knife in front of several employees of the store while he was sitting in his vehicle in the salon parking lot.

The man was not arrested, but the case was forwarded on to the Sheridan County Attorney's office for review.

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August 17th

Wyo. Publishes Pre-Drilling Water Test Draft Rules

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Wyo. Publishes Pre-Drilling Water Test Draft Rules (Photo by Ron Richter)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The state agency that oversees oil and gas drilling in Wyoming has published proposed new rules that would require companies to test groundwater for pollution before they drill.