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May 15th, 2013

Double Scoop at the Park

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The City of Sheridan had to remove several older trees in Kendrick Park last year for safety reasons. While removing trees from a park is never a good thing, the City is making the best out of the situation by having some of the large stumps turned into artwork.

Wyoming Stories Involving Moose, Faux Elk and Other Exciting Adventures

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My recent column about various moose adventures prompted stories from several friends:

G&F: Leave Wild Babies Alone

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has sent a friendly reminder to the public to leave baby animals alone.

Vets: Register For County Tax Break

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There's just over a week left for veterans to check in with the County Assessor for their tax break on either vehicle or property taxes.

SMH Moves Cashier Office

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The billing office for the Sheridan Memorial Hospital has been moved to an easier-to-find location for patients.

Lack of Fish Drives Yellowstone Bears to Elk

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A University of Wyoming researcher has pinned down data that suggests grizzley bears in some parts of the state are eating more elk because illeglly introduced fish have crowded out the cutthroat trout the bears prefer to eat.

May 14th

Clarifying the Role of Planned Unit Developments in Sheridan

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As we previously reported, the Sheridan City Planning Commission held a special session Monday to work through the ins and out of planned unit developments. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy reports that the planning commissioners and city staff discussed possibly clarifying the PUD ordinance to ensure there's consistency that developers, residents and city officials can count on, as the City of Sheridan continues to grow.

Wyo. Senators, Rep. Lummis Support Legislation to Collect Mineral Revenue Payments

U.S. Senators John Barrasso and Mike Enzi were among others introducing the State Mineral Revenue Protection Act Tuesday, in hopes that it would protect money they say is rightfully owed to the states under the Mineral Leasing Act.

Sheridan's First-Ever Friends of the NRA Gunapalooza

The Black Tooth Brewery in Sheridan was packed full Tuesday evening for the first-ever “Gunapalooza” put on by the Friends of the NRA.

Crow Corruption Trial Delayed Until August

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A federal judge pushed back the trial date for four defendants in a corruption case on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation. U.S. District Judge Sam Haddon on Tuesday canceled a planned June 10 start date for the trial and reset it for August 13.