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A Look Back in Time: Nov. 13, 1914

A compressed-air whitewasher designed for the interior of buildings is being used very effectively to disinfect stock cars in the Burlington yards in Sheridan.

Program Honors Those Who Served in WWI

Michael Dykhorst holds an art piece made from a bullet casing during World War I. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The people of the Sheridan area who served during World War I will be the focus of a program tomorrow at the local library.

City Service Center Expansion on Schedule

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Work to expand a city facility is progressing and remains on schedule. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Christmas Tree Permits Available for the National Forest

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Christmas Tree permits are now available for the Bighorn National Forest. According to Public Affairs Specialist Susie Douglas with the National Forest, permits are $8 for a tree up to 10 feet tall.

Hill Discusses State Accountability in Education Act

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The Wyoming Department of Education announced last week that results from both the federal and state accountability systems for all school districts are available for public view. Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill spoke with Sheridan Media about her concerns with the new state accountability system.

Program Highlights Sheridan County’s Legacy of Giving

UPDATE: Sheridan’s legacy of giving was the theme of Wednesday’s program presented during the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

Friends Release Preliminary Auction Take

Last weekend's Friends of the Library Auction raised about $40,000, according to preliminary estimates.

Drivers Warned to Be Careful On Icy Roads

Bad weather and icy conditions appear to have contributed to several vehicle crashes on Monday and Tuesday.

Plans Help Manage Deer Population

A deer is caught looking in the windows. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The city of Sheridan administers two separate plans to manage the deer population. News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the details.

Who Should Pay for Wyoming’s Wildlife?

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A hunter walks a ridge in the Bridger-Teton National Forest on Sunday in search of wapiti, Wyoming’s iconic big-game species. Whether hunters can, do and should pay for the bulk of wildlife management is a discussion that’s emerging as Game and Fish revenues from hunting and fishing license sales are overwhelmed by the needs of other programs. (Angus M. Thuermer Jr./WyoFile)

By Angus M. Thuermer Jr.

Wyoming should change the way wildlife management is funded, shifting the principal burden off the backs of hunters and insulating other revenue from political meddling, authors of a Wyoming Law Review article say.