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July 16th, 2012

Enzi Endorses Bill To Implement Online Sales Tax

Wyoming senator, Mike Enzi, took the floor last week to make augments in favor of the Marketplace Fairness Act. According to a media release from the senator's office, the bill will enable the state to collect sales taxes on out-of-state, catalog and online sales.

DEA Warns of Wyo. Scam

The federal Drug Enforcement Administration is warning Wyoming residents about an extortion scam involving people who bought prescription drugs online.

Sheridan Slated For New Low-Income Housing

Sheridan residents who are strapped for cash can look forward to a new housing option. Highland Property Management is finishing up construction on three new apartment buildings designated for low-income housing.

Firewood Permits For Billy Creek Area Still Being Issued

Although there was a lightning-caused fire in the Billy Creek area over the weekend, it has been contained and mop-up has begun, according to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Buffalo Field Office (BFO).

Police Continue to Search for Sexual Assault Suspect

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Police Continue to Search for Sexual Assault/Robbery Suspect

The Sheridan Police Department continues to search for a male suspect who sexually assaulted and robbed an 82-year-old Sheridan woman at her home on North Gould Street.

Minors Continue to Be an Issue at Street Dance

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Minors Continue to Be an Issue at Street Dance

Aside from a stabbing that occurred last Thursday night in Sheridan that had no relation to rodeo week, the weekend was relatively typical says Sheridan Police Lieutenant Chris Dahmke.

Stabbing Suspect Dies

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The suspect in a stabbing incident that occurred last Thursday night at the Dunnuck Apartments in Sheridan has died. Sheridan Police Lieutenant Chris Dahmke says that 43-year-old Brian Lester of Sheridan passed away a day after the incident
took place.

Glendo State Park Threatened By Fire

Another state park in southeast Wyoming is threatened by a wildfire.

July 15th

Council to Consider UPN Agreement Once Again

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Council to Consider UPN Agreement Once Again

The Sheridan City Council will handle a light agenda this evening as there are only two items on the agenda; one under old business and one under new business. After being tabled twice, the agreement with UPN to provide the City with fiber optics will once again be considered by the Council.

Fire Up the Grill for 3rd Thursday

The sun sets on another successful Third Thursday Street Festival in Downtown Sheridan.

While the 82nd Sheridan Wyo Rodeo may still be fresh on the heels of many, officials with the Third Thursday Street Festival in Downtown Sheridan have been busy getting ready this month's event.