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June 7th, 2014

Bighorn National Forest Offers Mobile Maps

SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) - Visitors to the Bighorn National Forest may now download forest maps to their mobile devices.

The maps may be downloaded to mobile devices including cellular telephones that have the capacity to access the global positioning system.

Authorities Offer Arson Fire Reward

As announced over the weekend, a $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for setting fire last week to the Sheridan County Attorney's Office in downtown Sheridan.

Governor Mead Discusses Recent Coal Port Tour

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead recently traveled to Longview, Washington and the Millennium Bulk Terminals, a facility that intends to export Wyoming coal.

Foundation Moves Toward Purchase-Sale Agreement

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Earlier this year, the Antelope Butte Foundation started the process to proceed toward a purchase-sale agreement for improvements to the ski area that is located in the Bighorn Mountains.

Storm Cleanup Continues at Historic Site

The early evening wind storm that blew through Sheridan more than a week ago, downed a couple of century-old fur trees and topped off another at the Kendrick Mansion historic site in Sheridan.

Work Continues on Street Projects

During an interview this week, Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey said work is ramping up on infrastructure projects throughout town.

June 6th

Organizers Cancel Fundraiser

The “Baltimore or Bust” music festival planned for tonight in Kendrick Park in Sheridan featuring Justin Beasley has been canceled due to the weather.

City Crews Working Overtime

Green waste is flooding the local landfills, and city crews are working overtime, which comes after a long winter of clearing snow.

Mayor Shares County Attorney, Office Memories

Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey jumped to offer immediate help to Sheridan County Attorney Matt Redle Wednesday morning after hearing about the fire at the attorney’s office, because of his official position and because they’ve known each other since they were children.

County Attorney Talks About Fire Aftermath

Sheridan County Attorney Matt Redle is hopeful that he and his staff will be able to return to the house on Brooks Street after the structure is repaired. The main floor was damaged by fire, and the rest of the building by water and smoke, in a predawn blaze on Wednesday.