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June 25th, 2013

Driver Identified in 5th Street Train Crash

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The driver who plowed through the railroad crossing arm and into a moving train at the 5th Street track crossing has been identified as 27-year-old Pierce Ford of Sheridan.

Wyoming Wednesday Tributes Bighorn Forests

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This week's Wyoming Wednesday at the Information Center at the intersection of I-90 and 5th Street will take a look at the Bighorn Mountains. Nancy Herdt, welcome center specialist with the Information Center, says this week's guest speaker will be Cheri Jones of the U.S.

Oil/Gas Company Funds Fracking Contamination Study

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Last week, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced the state will take over investigating whether hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” is responsible for water pollution detected around the town of Pavillion, which is in the center of the state.

June 24th

Antelope, Elk, Deer Licenses Still Available

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Antelope, Elk, Deer Licenses Still Available (Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Now that the 2013 drawings for resident elk and resident and nonresident deer and antelope licenses have wrapped up, hunters can check their results by checking the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's website or by calling 777-4600.

Planning Commission to Consider Rezone of Three Lots on Illinois Street

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anning Commission to Consider Rezone of Three Lots on Illinois Street (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story about what development the Sheridan City Planning Commission will be tackling at their next meeting.

What's Behind the Wild Weather

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Northeast Wyoming has certainly experienced its share of severe weather so far this year, as recent thunderstorms have caused plenty of damage by producing large hail, high winds and heavy rain that's resulted in flash flooding.

Advertising & Architecture of Yesterday

(Painting by Sonja Caywood)

Beginning July 1st and running throughout the entire month, the Sheridan County Library Mezzanine will be home to the paintings of Dayton resident Sonja Caywood. The display is entitled “Sign of the Times: Advertising and Architecture of Yesterday”.

A Time of Transition

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Longtime director and curator of museum education of the Sheridan County Museum Nathan Doerr has moved on and left some pretty big shoes to fill. Iterim Director Sarah Ligocki says that she hopes to continue what Doerr started.

Free Performance at Sheridan College This Weekend

Free Performance at Sheridan College This Weekend (Photo courtesy Flickr user bronx)

The artistic director for the Shakespeare in the Park program at the University of California at Santa Barbara, Gerry Hansen, will be in Sheridan for two weeks teaching a special acting workshop at Sheridan College.

July 4th in Wyoming Unique but Lander’s Blast-off is All-American

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In cities and towns across Wyoming, people see July 4 as a time of fireworks and blowing things up. But one town tops all the rest in the state and perhaps the nation.