Representative Kinner Discusses Budget Cuts

Last week Governor Matt Mead in a meeting with the Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee, proposed budget cuts of $248 million that would result in the loss of almost 700 private sector jobs. The cuts go into effect for the 2017-18 biennium budget, which begins July 1.

County Struggles Over PILT Funds

Included in Sheridan County's budget for the year that starts Friday is $900,000 from the federal government.

Voters Cast Ballots in Four Parties this Year

There are five sets of ballots in this year's primary elections.

A Look Back in Time: June 28, 1916

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on June 28, 1916.

Fire Danger in Bighorn National Forest Upgraded

The fire danger in the Bighorn National Forest has recently been upgraded to “very high,” according to managers of the national forest, and people are advised to be alert to fire danger in the area.

Buffalo's Sign Ordinance Passes Second Reading On Split Vote

Buffalo's Sign Ordinance has passed its second reading after being tabled for a few weeks to give city officials time to “clean up” the wording in the document.

Commissioners Approve Contract For Communications Equipment

Johnson County's Commissioners approved a contract for radio communications equipment for the county, as presented by County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly, and the county's RACES, or Radio Amateur Civilian Emergency Service Coordinator Robert Garrison.

Arraignment For Michael Johnson Postponed to Tuesday

The arraignment for Michael Johnson, a former employee at a Buffalo newspaper, was scheduled in Johnson County District Court for Monday, June 27th, at 1:30 in the afternoon, but was postponed until Tuesday, June 28th where he will face multiple counts of sexual abuse, drug and child pornography charges.

Sheridan Speedway Has Great Turnout

Sheridan Speedway held one of the IMCA Tour Special Races Sunday night. Many cars were present both in the pit area to race and parked to enjoy the show.

Tankers Spills Thousands of Gallons of Oil East of Wright

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After a truck pulling two tanker trailers full of crude oil crashed around 15 miles east of Wright, several thousand gallons of the oil spilled. The crash occurred on Sunday morning at 9:40 while the truck was traveling east on Wyoming 450.