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September 8th, 2009

Black Bear Hunting Season Over Throughout Bighorn Mountains

The black bear hunting seasons for most of the Bighorn Mountains are now closed. Hunters harvested the quota of female bears in areas 3 and 4 last Friday. Earlier last week hunt areas 1 and 2 filled their quotas. It was a good season for black bear hunters as all four areas closed within a week of opening the fall season.

Dayton Town Council Awards Yard Of The Month And Most Improved Property

The Dayton Town Council met for their first meeting of September Tuesday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there.

An Afternoon In The Country Stone House Tour Is This Sunday

This Sunday, Roy and Nancy Garber are inviting the public to come out and tour their historic home two miles west of Big Horn at 509, Highway 335. The home was built by Roy's great grandfather, James Orr Willits in 1901 with rock hauled in from the nearby Big Horn mountains.

2nd Annual "Brewing Up History" Another Success

As part of the exhibit honoring the history of the Sheridan Brewery, the Sheridan County Museum last year held a beer tasting event. This year, it was even bigger and better, despite ominous thunder clouds and wind. Museum director, Dana Prater spoke with Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson.

Wyoming Cowboys Staying in Hotels Before Home Games

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming coach Dave Christensen is having his players stay in hotels the night before all home games this season in hopes of focusing his team on the next day's game in Laramie.

Laramie Police Step Up Patrols Before Big Game

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Police in Laramie are stepping up patrols in advance of this weekend's football game between the University of Wyoming Cowboys and the Texas Longhorns.

Issue of Tort Reform Muddling Health Care Debate

Of the many threads in the health care reform debate at both state and national levels, a call for more tort reform to control medical costs has been getting louder.

September 7th

Sheridan Police Chief Headed Back To California

Sheridan Police Chief Mike Card announced his resignation to the Mayor and his staff on Friday. Card will finish out the year with his last day being December 31st.

Card has accepted an offer to become the Chief Of Police in Capitola, California. He had spent over 30 years at the Capitola Police Department before retiring in 2005 to become Police Chief in Sheridan.

Large Crowds Attend Annual Don King Days

Around 1,500 people went out to the Equestrian Center over the weekend for Don King Days. Event spokesman Roger St. Clair gives us the background of how Don King Days got started.

Weekly Poll Question: What's the Community's Job Of Addressing The Needs Of The Youth

Since the murder of Bob Ernst on August 26th, allegedly at the hands of teenagers, many in Sheridan have looked at the youth differently. Many adults have raised the question if it is the City of Sheridan's responsibility or if the parents need to play a bigger role in providing healthy and safe activities for their children to take part in.