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August 12th, 2012

Beating the Heat

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Isis Sio beating the heat with watermelon.

This summer is shaping up to be one of the hottest in U.S. history. The heat has been relentless. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott went out in the sun to see what folks did to beat the heat.

This Week's Poll Question

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The season finale of Longmire aired Sunday night on A & E TV. A contemporary crime thriller based on the Walt Longmire Mystery novels by Ucross author Craig Johnson, Longmire debuted as A&E's #1 original-series premiere of all time, with 4.1 million total viewers.

August 11th

Week in Review

Sheridan Media's Ron Richter takes a look back at a few of the stories that made the news this past week.

UW Researcher Makes Significant Discovery

A University of Wyoming researcher has discovered what could be an important insight in reversing cancer-associated cell properties caused by genetic mutations in humans.

August 10th

Dead Trout Showing Up in Area Waterways

The Tongue River near Dayton, Wyoming. (Photo Courtesy of the G&F)

Officials with the Wyoming Game and Fish Sheridan Region Office have been receiving reports of dead trout in local streams and rivers. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke says that the hot and dry summer is taking its toll on fish in the area.

Second Annual Show And Shine Today In Buffalo

The second annual Big Horn Tire Show and Shine Car Show And Parade will be today in Buffalo.

Sturgis Grant Lets SPD Put In Extra Hours

Sheridan's police officers are spending extra time on the streets emphasizing traffic law enforcement this month. Thanks to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Traffic Enforcement Grant, police have enough state funds to conduct an extra 100 hours of patrolling with an emphasis on motorcycle safety.

Sheridan County Fair Boasts Increased Attendance

This year's Sheridan County Fair drew a bigger crowd than it has in years past. Though the numbers have not been meticulously analyzed, Melissa Sterling, director of the Fair Board, was impressed with this year's turnout.

Lightning Causes Several Fires Around the Region

Officials with the Bighorn National Forest Service have confirmed that lightning that moved through the area Thursday sparked several small fires in the National Forest and one on private land near the Bud Love Wildlife Management Area.

August 9th

Night Two of Candidate Forums

State Senate District 22 candidates Bob Johnson, left; and John Schiffer at Thursday night's candidate forum at Sheridan College.

The second and final night of the candidate forums for the upcoming Primary Election took place Thursday night in Sheridan.