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Committee Encourages Land Stewardship

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Public Land Users Committee was formed in Sheridan County a little over a decade ago to work as a conduit to to promote and enhance recreational access to public lands through responsible use, education, and other means as appropriate to encourage and secure proper stewardship of these lands.

Organizers Call Women's Hunt Success

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Sandy Brug of Sheridan with her guide Cynthia Vannoy, the only woman guide on the hunt. (Courtesy Photo)

The snow storm may have kept Wyoming's First Lady away, but not the other avid hunters. 34 made it to the Ranch at Ucross in the northeastern part of the state and all but two harvested an antelope in the first ever women's hunt.

VA Offers Drive-By Flu Shots

Area veterans can get their flu shots free, and without leaving their cars this week, at the Sheridan VA Medical Center on Fort Road.

Sheridan Schools Take Top Test Honors

Three Sheridan County School District 2 trustees, from left board Chairman Scott Hininger, Treasurer Wayne Schatz and Clerk Marva Craft. (Pat Blair Photo)

Teachers, principals and parents all helped take students in Sheridan's five elementary schools to the top in last year's statewide proficiency assessment tests administered under the federal No Child left Behind act.

Gatchell Plans Fall Gathering

Jim Gatchell Museum. Photo credit: www.jimgatchell.com

The 20th annual Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum's Fall Gathering will be this Saturday evening, October 12th beginning at 6 o'clock at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

Buffalo Council Approves Board Hopefuls

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, approved the appointments of Dave Stewart and Linda Becker to the Lodging Tax Board; Stewart to a 3-year term and Becker to finish an unexpired term.
Also approved by the council was Bill Cooley to a 4-year term on the Buffalo Trails Board.

Commission Approves Truck Purchase

Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer brought a request to finance the purchase of a plow truck before the county commissioners at their Tuesday meeting.

Game Official Retires

Wyoming G&F Public Information Officer Warren Mischke (Photo by Ron Richter)

A familiar face at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be retiring in several weeks. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Strongest Dog in the West

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

In June of this year, Paw Prints Pet Boutique in Sheridan held the inaugural wiener dog races. This Saturday (Oct. 12), they'll be holding another unique contest, as dogs of all shapes and sizes will be able to show their strength in the first-ever doggie weight pull contest.

Senator Wants Parks Reopened

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (Courtesy Photo)

The closing of national parks due to the Government shutdown is certainly drawing ire from the public. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming called for approval of a bill Wednesday to reopen the country's national parks.

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