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August 27th, 2013

Second Phase of CTET Study to Begin Soon

Trustees for the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority gave authorization Tuesday to have a sub-committee move forward with finalizing a contract for professional services for phase II of a target industry study.

Getting Set for Brewfest

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is busy tying up the loose ends for this year's Brewfest, which will take place a week from Saturday.

Sheridan Probation Officer Charged with Sexual Assault Out on Bond

As we first reported last Friday, Sheridan probation and parole officer, Chris Yager, was charged this month with a felony count of sexual assault against a former client. Yager appeared before Circuit Court Judge Shelley Cundiff Tuesday, and was released on a $10,000 unsecured bond.

25 Years Ago Right Now, Yellowstone Burned Up

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Is this hell?

Or is it Yellowstone?

That was my exact thought as I piloted a small, single engine airplane over the vast expanse of Yellowstone National Park in August of 1988, during the horrible fires that year.

Sen. Enzi Joins in Introducing 'ObamaCare Fix' for Feds

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U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and David Vitter, of Louisiana, said Tuesday they will introduce legislation next month that would require all members of Congress, the President, Vice President and his administration to purchase their health insurance on the ObamaCare Exchange.

August 26th

O'Leary Makes Initial Appearance in Circuit Court

The man responsible for incident on East Burkitt Street in Sheridan over the weekend that resulted in several streets being blocked off and the evacuation of neighbors, made his initial appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court Monday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

Bear Cloud to be Resentenced Wednesday in District Court

In 2011 Wyatt Bear Cloud, who was 17 at the time, was sentenced to life in prison for the home invasion killing of Robert Ernst of Sheridan. Dennis Poitra Jr.

Open House at Sheridan County Airport

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.