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June 17th, 2012

Poll Question: Are public sector pensions contributing significantly to our economic problem?

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Pensions and other public sector benefits are draining our nation's state and local government budgets to the upwards of three trillion dollars each year.

Rods at the Rails

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The first annual “Rods at the Rails,” Classic Car Show was held at the old Railroad Depot across for the Historic Sheridan Inn, now known as Rails.

Jack Donahue helped coordinate
the show.

Young Riders Rodeo Saturday

Five year-old Jackson Phillips tries his luck with the rope.

Young cowboys and cowgirls gave their all in competition Young Riders Rodeo held at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds this past Saturday.

Buffalo City Attorney Updates Council on Projects

At their meeting June 5th, the Buffalo City Council received reports from City Attorney Ben Kirven on a number of projects he is working on.

June 16th

Habitat Hires New Executive Director

Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Matt Davis

Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns has announced that they've hired Matt Davis as their executive director.

Golf Tournament Friday to Benefit Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan

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Golf Tournament Friday to Benefit Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan

The Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan will be holding their 9th annual golf tournament this Friday, June 22nd at the Powder Horn Golf Course beginning at noon. The event is a four person scramble with over $1,000 in cash and prizes.

State Legislator Discusses Clean Coal Initiatives

State Legislator John Patton said he stands behind the legislature's support of clean coal technology, citing it's necessary to stay competitive in an international market.

Thinner Forests Mean Slower-Moving Fires

As firefighters continue to battle massive blazes in New Mexico and Colorado, U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell is renewing his call to restore forests to a more natural state.

June 15th

Soldier Ridge Trail Construction Underway

A glimpse of the Soldier Ridge Trail West of Sheridan. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan Community Land Trust)
A crew from the Montana Conservation Corps break for a picture while working on the Soldier Ridge Trail West of Sheridan. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan Community Land Trust)

Construction has begun on the Soldier Ridge Trail, a single track, publicly accessible non-motorized trail just west of Sheridan City limits. A crew with the Montana Conservation Corps has completed 1.2 miles of the 4.5 mile trail.

Mead: Wyoming Should Explore China Coal Exports

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead returned from China this week confident that Wyoming should continue exploring how to export coal to meet that nation's growing demand.