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August 15th

5th Annual Blue Ribbon Steak Cook-Off

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Bill Heide's winning style.

It was a sizzling Third Thursday Street Festival in downtown Sheridan where the 5th annual Blue Ribbon Steak Cook-Off was held.

Temperatures hovered near 90 even as the sun dipped beneath the horizon as five teams vied for the first place prize of $500.

Artists' Reception Held Thursday

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Karen Myers & Paulette Kucera

An artists' reception was held Thursday night at the SAGE Exhibit Gallery on North Main. It was the 28th annual Watercolor Wyoming National Exhibition featuring 47 paintings created by 37 artists from 18 states, six of them local.

Senator Enzi Listening Session Today In Buffalo

United States Senator Michael Enzi will hold another of his “listening sessions” today (Friday) at the Johnson County Library beginning at 10am.

Briefs From Latest JCSD1 Meeting

At their latest meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees took care of a number of smaller items on their agenda.

Busy weekend Planned In Durant...um, Buffalo

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It will be a busy weekend in Buffalo, which will adopt the fictional name of Durant, Wyoming during the second annual Longmire Days this Saturday and Sunday.
Numerous events both days will include most of the cast of the A&E Network's show “Longmire,” based on local author Craig Johnson's murder-mystery series of best-selling books.

Culture at the Park

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Since 1965, Up with People has provided young people from around the world a unique opportunity to travel abroad and see the world from a different perspective. The group has been in Sheridan this week volunteering with a number of different agencies.

From Sheridan to the Philippines

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Brekken Baker from Up with People. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan Media's Ron Richter had a chance to sit down Thursday with a Sheridan woman that has been traveling with the group Up with People for a little over a year now.

SCCD Seeks Consultant For Tongue River Channel Study

(Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan County Conservation District)

The Sheridan County Conservation District is seeking a consultant to assist in an assessment of the Tongue River channel and its floodplain for about five miles upstream of the town of Dayton.

Three From Wyoming Dead in Crash in Northern Colorado

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ROCKPORT, Colo. (AP) - Three young people from Wyoming are dead and two others are injured after their car crashed in northern Colorado. The crash happened early Thursday morning after the driver failed to negotiate a curve on U.S.

UW Researcher Makes Breakthrough in Understanding Greenland Ice Melt

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Neil Humphrey (right), a UW professor of geology and geophysics, and Joel Harper, an associate professor in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Montana, monitor drilling progress into the Greenland ice sheet. The two contributed to a research paper that is published in the journal Science this month. (Photo courtesy of UW/Toby Meierbachtol Photo)

A University of Wyoming professor is part of a research team that has made a breakthrough in understanding the movement of glaciers in Greenland. Geologist Neil Humphrey says the melting ice under the ice sheet moves much more slowly than previously thought.