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October 22nd, 2013

Sheridan Inn Owners Open Doors

Dana Townsend stands ready to welcome visitors. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Area residents will be welcomed back, formally, to the Sheridan Inn this weekend during an open house hosted by the historic hotel's new owners.

Commission Hires Out-Of-State Contractor

Work has already begun on the Sheridan airport hangar project. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

The Sheridan County Commission decided to go with an out-of-state contractor to build the new 8-unit hangar at the county-owned airport in Sheridan.

Fracking Expert Speaks To Sheridan Audience

A longtime oil and gas engineer who helped develop shale fracking techniques for the Department of Energy, will speak on the geologic risks of hydraulic fracking, at an upcoming meeting in Sheridan.

Legislators Meet With School Trustees

Sheridan County School District 2 Trustees asked for laws raising the age of public school mandatory attendance and dealing with bullying in a meeting Monday night with Sheridan County's state legislators.

State Offers Nicotine Addicts Free Help

A state health department spokeswoman says people who want to kick the tobacco habit have a much better chance of success if they plan ahead and have tools and medication at the ready.

October 21st

Council Adopts Railroad District Plan

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Since 2004 when the Sheridan Railroad Historic District was formed, 11 of the historic buildings within the district have been demolished. A Master Plan for the district was put together and approved by the Sheridan City Council Monday that will help ensure the integrity of the area.

Local Business Brews Up Winners

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Black Tooth Brewing Company in Sheridan recently won two medals at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado. There were over 700 breweries that entered the competition, with 4,800 beers judged in 84 different categories.

Council Approves Flood Plan On Second Reading

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City of Sheridan Engineer Lane Thompson (Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan is in the process of adopting a new flood plain ordinance in accordance with the new flood insurance rate maps that will take effect early next year. The Sheridan City Council approved the new ordinance on second reading at their meeting Monday night.

Early Snow Hard On Man, Beast, Trees

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Bill Sniffin

By Bill Sniffin

The recent late September and early October snowstorms in Wyoming sure seemed like an anomaly.

October 20th

Council Hears Railroad District Plan

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The Sheridan City Council will receive a presentation tonight from Edre Maier regarding the Master Plan for the Historic Railroad District. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey explains the area of the city where the railroad district is located.