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July 16th, 2012

Johnson County Commissioners Approve $42 Million Budget

Johnson County's Commissioners held their regular meeting Monday instead of Tuesday and worked through a short agenda, mainly concerning the budget for FY 2012-2013.

Police Continue to Search for Sexual Assault Suspect

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Police Continue to Search for Sexual Assault/Robbery Suspect

The Sheridan Police Department continues to search for a male suspect who sexually assaulted and robbed an 82-year-old Sheridan woman at her home on North Gould Street.

Minors Continue to Be an Issue at Street Dance

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Minors Continue to Be an Issue at Street Dance

Aside from a stabbing that occurred last Thursday night in Sheridan that had no relation to rodeo week, the weekend was relatively typical says Sheridan Police Lieutenant Chris Dahmke.

Stabbing Suspect Dies

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The suspect in a stabbing incident that occurred last Thursday night at the Dunnuck Apartments in Sheridan has died. Sheridan Police Lieutenant Chris Dahmke says that 43-year-old Brian Lester of Sheridan passed away a day after the incident
took place.

Glendo State Park Threatened By Fire

Another state park in southeast Wyoming is threatened by a wildfire.

July 15th

Council to Consider UPN Agreement Once Again

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Council to Consider UPN Agreement Once Again

The Sheridan City Council will handle a light agenda this evening as there are only two items on the agenda; one under old business and one under new business. After being tabled twice, the agreement with UPN to provide the City with fiber optics will once again be considered by the Council.

Fire Up the Grill for 3rd Thursday

The sun sets on another successful Third Thursday Street Festival in Downtown Sheridan.

While the 82nd Sheridan Wyo Rodeo may still be fresh on the heels of many, officials with the Third Thursday Street Festival in Downtown Sheridan have been busy getting ready this month's event.

Buffalo's Art Chalk Festival, Longmire Day This Weekend

One of last year's Chalk Art designs.

Coming up this weekend is the second annual Buffalo Art Chalk Festival and “Longmire Day.”
A number of fun events are scheduled both Friday and Saturday, including Longmire Day, which was added on Saturday.

Contest Underway To Save Buffalo's Carousel

Buffalo's Carousel Committee has begun a contest to collect coins and cash for the carousel project.

EPA, DOT Wants 54.5 MPG by 2025.

The Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation are pushing to double gas efficiency requirements for automakers.