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June 14th, 2012

Downtown Development Authority Discussed at Public Meeting

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WYO Theater Executive Director Nick Johnson, left, and DSA Executive Director Staci Coe, right, listen to Consultant Aaron Arnett Thursday night talk about possibly establishing a Downtown Development Authority in Sheridan.

Business owners in Downtown Sheridan gathered Thursday night at the Downtown Sheridan Association office to hear Aaron Arnett, Planning Consultant with Arnett Muldrow and Associates discuss the details of developing a Downtown Development Authority in Sheridan.

Water Service Agreement Amendment Approved

Water service agreement amendment approved between SAWS and Sheridan County School District One. (Photo Courtesy of Stan Woinoski)

A water service agreement that was executed in October of 2009 to provide SAWS water to Big Horn High School has been amended by the SAWS Joint Powers Board and Sheridan County School District One.

Wyomingites Have Higher Rates of Skin Cancer

The Environmental Protection Agency reports that Wyoming residents have some of the highest rates of melanoma, or malignant skin cancer, in the nation.

Powder River Ranch Rodeo Saturday At Jo Co Fairgrounds

The annual Powder River Ranch Rodeo, the Battle of the Brands, will be this Saturday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

The annual rodeo features family members, ranch hands and friends all participating for “the brand” or their particular ranch for bragging rights and fun.

Chris LeDoux Day Celebration Saturday In Kaycee

The Second Annual Chris LeDoux Day is this Saturday in Kaycee, with rodeo events and music, two of Chris' loves showcased in his hometown.

Private Antique Collection Sale Today, Tomorrow

Alex Banks will show is private Asian antique collection this weekend. Many of the belongings were his sister's. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

Alex Banks, a long-time Sheridan resident and retired professional ballroom dancer, is hosting an open house to sell his antique collection this weekend.

Buffalo Girl Crowned 'Pre-teen Miss Wyoming'

Buffalo's Mariah Robinson, 2012 Pre-teen Miss Wyoming
Photo courtesy of Cynda Robinson
Photo courtesy of Cynda Robinson

Mariah Robinson of Buffalo was crowned as “Pre-teen Miss Wyoming” in a competition in Casper earlier this month, beating seven other girls in her division.

Sheridan P.D. Responds to Explosive Device

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The explosive device that Sheridan P.D. found Thursday in Sheridan. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan P.D.)

The Sheridan Police Department Thursday responded to a report of a possible explosive device in the 600 block of Monte Vista. Upon arrival, officers found two homemade M-80 sized firecrackers that had been found in the street. A media release issued by the P.D.

Honor Camp Escapee In Custody

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James Friesen escaped from the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp Monday and was on the lamb until last night. He is now in police custody in South Dakota.

Prisoner, James Friesen, who had escaped from the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp in Newcasle on Monday is back in police custody.

Open Registration For Women's Self-Defense Course

Empower Wyoming is offering a women's self-defense class Monday at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan from 6 to 9 p.m.