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July 4th, 2011

Estimated 400 People Attend First Annual Freedom Fest

People of Sheridan found a new way to celebrate America's birthday this year as an estimated 400 people went out to the first annual Freedom Fest at the old Woodland Park School.

July 3rd

Workforce Services and Employment Combine

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Director Joan Evans

As of Friday, July 1st, the Wyoming Departments of Workforce Services and Employment have officially become the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services. The reorganization is the result of legislation passed during the 2011 Session.

1st Annual Freedom Fest Monday

Before the fireworks at the Equestrian center this 4th of July holiday, the Sheridan Recreation District will offer a chance for some fun that will include mud volleyball, a wiffle ball home run derby and even a mini corn dog eating contest at the first annual Freedom Fest.

Barrasso Talks Debt Negotiations

Senator John Barrasso appeared on MSNBC recently, criticizing Democrats and President Barack Obama for their proposal to raise the national debt ceiling.

July 2nd

U.S. 14 Now Open Between Greybull and Sheridan

A temporary detour has allowed US 14 to open for the holiday weekend.

The two-lane detour that was constructed to bypass the slide that closed U.S. Highway 14, 31.5 miles east of Greybull on June 13 is now open.

Wyoming-Park Project Groundbreaking

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Ground was broke Friday on the Wyoming-Park Project in Sheridan.

City of Sheridan officials held the groundbreaking for the Wyoming-Park project at the corner of what is best known as "malfunction junction" Friday.

Michael Benjamin Sentenced

Benjamin receives suprevised probation and intensive inpatient treatment on a count of Felony Domestic Battery.

41-year-old Michael Benjamin was sentenced in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday morning on two Counts. For Count 1, Felony Domestic Battery, he received two to four years in prison, suspended, with four years supervised probation.

July 1st

City Department Heads Meet to Discuss Rocky Mountain Recommendation

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson

The department heads for the City of Sheridan met for nearly three hours Friday morning to discuss the panel committee's recommendation of Rocky Mountain Ambulance Service to provide EMS to the citizens of Sheridan.

Sheridan woman first from Wyoming to serve twice as ambassador

Jeanine E. Jackson, of Sheridan, was confirmed by the Senate Thursday as Ambassador to the African Republic of Malawi, making her the first person from Wyoming to serve two times as an ambassador.

122 New Laws Are Now in Effect In Wyoming

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Changes are in effect to the way Law Enforcement can handle DUI stops.

There are now 122 new laws in effect in Wyoming that range from sex offenders now having to provide their physical address of their school or work as well as their email addresses and phone numbers; to a law allowing people to carry a concealed weapon without a permit.