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November 10th, 2013

Republican Women Host Presentation

Harriet M. Hageman. Photo credit:

Hageman is a well-known attorney, author, and advocate that will speak on her perspectives and experiences on governmental regulation and how the individual can make a difference.

Buffalo Police Chief Requests Officer Training Funds

At their Tuesday meeting the Buffalo City Council approved a request from Police Chief Jason Carder to allow Officer Kyle Johnson to attend Immediate Action Teams (IAT) Training in South Carolina. The cost of travel, ammunition and the course is roughly $2,700 and will be covered by a Homeland Security Grant.

November 9th

Week in Review

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

It's time to once again take a look back at some of the top stories that made the news this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

The Sheridan City Council voted unanimously to reject a bid from A&B Buildings and Supplies of Sheridan for a permanent household hazardous waste facility at the city landfill that will replace the current temporary facility. The bid came in $11,000 over what was budgeted for the project. City Councilman Levi Dominguez.

State News Roundup

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Wheatland man faces life in prison when he goes before a judge for sentencing in the 2011 shooting deaths of his three young sons and his brother. Everett Conant III pleaded no-contest in June to the four killings and to a charge of attempted murder against his ex-wife, who also was wounded in the shootings at a Wheatland trailer park.

District Judge John Brooks of Douglas has scheduled a sentencing hearing for Conant for Tuesday afternoon in Wheatland. Prosecutors have agreed not to seek the death penalty against him.

November 8th

Art Show Opens

Gary and Susan Miller of Sheridan check out the artwork in the Sagebrush Community Art Center. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Paintings and painted chairs are open to the public in a show and sale this month at the SAGE Exhibit Gallery in the Sheridan College building on Main Street in downtown Sheridan.

Chamber Presents Obamacare Talk

Wyoming Insurance Commissioner Tom Hirsig will be in Sheridan next Thursday morning (Nov. 14) to talk about the federal Affordable Health Care Act – also known as Obamacare – and how area residents can participate.

Money Needed To Re-Open Ski Area

Tarver snowboards down the slope, alongside Weitz's ski tracks. (Photo Provided)

Resurrecting a 50-year-old ski area that's west of Sheridan, in the Bighorn Mountains, has become a mission for two local men.

Maverick Road Closes

Maverick Road south of Sheridan will be closed next week for a waterline relocation project.

Tippin Wows Sheridan Crowd

Aaron Tippin (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Country music star Aaron Tippin brought his hillbilly country style music to a delighted group of fans Thursday night in Sheridan at the WYO.

Hospital Opens Urgent Care Center

Cecile Pattison, right, appeared on Public Pulse with Leslea Rapp. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital's new Urgent Care facility is now open.