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August 18th, 2013

The Tour de Big Horn was Saturday

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It couldn't have been a prettier morning as 50-plus bicyclists took to the road Saturday, all as a fundraiser for the Sheridan Community Land Trust.

Longmire Days A Success For Durant...Well, Buffalo

The fictional Sheriff of Durant, Absaroka County, Wyoming, Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) meets the real Sheriff of Johnson County Steve Kozisek at Longmire Days Saturday in Buffalo.

This weekend's second annual Longmire Days in Buffalo - or Durant for the weekend - was a huge success, if attendance at the various events is any indication.

Senator Enzi Gains Ideas From Buffalo Listening Session

US Senator from Wyoming Michael Enzi held one of his scheduled “listening sessions” in Buffalo on Friday, asking locals to tell him what they felt he and the rest of Washington, DC need to concentrate their efforts on.

Johnson County Has Concerns Over CDBG Grant

Johnson County's Commissioners have been discussing concerns that Deputy County Attorney Barry Crago has with a Community Developmentt Block Grant (CDBG) and its attached paperwork recently received on an application from the Buffalo Senior Center for a $13,000 study grant to be performed on the facility.

August 17th

Week in Review

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It's time to take a look back at some of the top stories of this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

The Sheridan Police Department issued a media release regarding an incident that occurred at Le Bella Beauty Supply and Salon in Sheridan. A male individual became upset when the store didn't have the “wax” that he was looking for and the man unsheathed a large knife in front of several employees of the store while he was sitting in his vehicle in the salon parking lot.

The man was not arrested, but the case was forwarded on to the Sheridan County Attorney's office for review.

Wyo. Publishes Pre-Drilling Water Test Draft Rules

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Wyo. Publishes Pre-Drilling Water Test Draft Rules (Photo by Ron Richter)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The state agency that oversees oil and gas drilling in Wyoming has published proposed new rules that would require companies to test groundwater for pollution before they drill.

UW Receives Record Setting $56 Million in Private Donations

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UW Receives Record Setting $56 Million in Private Donations

The University of Wyoming has announced that during the most recent fiscal year that ended on June 30th, UW received a record $56 million in private gifts. That broke 2011's record of $43 million in private donations.

Cindy Hill Narrows Public Records Request

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - State schools Superintendent Cindy Hill has better defined her public records request in an attempt to speed up the release of the documents she is seeking from the governor's office.

Counterfeit Bills Circulating in Sheridan

Counterfeit Bills Circulating in Sheridan (Photo courtesy Flickr user Images_of_Money)

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce has alerted its members about counterfeit bills being passed around in Sheridan. According to the chamber, one counterfeit $20 bill and a fake $10 bill were reported to the Sheridan Police Department on days on August 15 and 16.

August 16th

Senator Enzi Gives His Take on Obamacare

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, has caused its share of controversy and debate over the past few years since it was signed into law by President Obama in 2010. U.S.