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Council to Address Pathways Tonight

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Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey

The Sheridan City Council will address a number of different issues at their first meeting of September tonight, as there are over twenty items on the agenda. Users of Mavrakis Pond will be glad to know that the parking lot may be getting a new look very soon.

Buffalo, Jo Co Meetings Scheduled Tuesday

The Johnson County Commissioners will have their meeting Tuesday, September 6 beginning at 9am at the courthouse.

WGFD: Tips on Avoiding Black Bear Conflicts for Sheridan County

(photo courtesy of WGFD Sheridan Regional Office)

Last week we reported what Yellowstone National Park advises visitors as to what they should be aware of when dealing with grizzly bears, as the park is conducting its seasonal grizzly studies amid a recent fatal grizzly attack. For Sheridan-area residents, according to WGFD Information Officer Warren Mischke, communities like Big Horn, Story and Dayton should also take certain precautions to avoid bear conflicts.

South Park Phase II

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The City of Sheridan continues to restore the South Park area.

Restoration of the South Park area in south Sheridan has been an ongoing effort by the City over the last several years. Stream enhancements and a pathway extension project will most likely be the next improvements made to the area.

UW Football Fans Heading to Laramie Can Expect Some Road Work

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Transportation Department says fans traveling to the University of Wyoming's opening football game Saturday night should be aware of construction the Laramie area.

Wyoming Fails to Identify Lands Worth Saving

CHEYENNE - Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and the state's 23 counties didn't recommend that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management designate any parcels of land in the state as "crown jewels" worthy of possible wilderness protection.

Safe Weekend: Law Enforcement Increasing Patrols During Holiday

Law enforcement agencies will work extra hours this weekend to crack down on drunk driving and to increase interstate and highway safety during Labor Day weekend.

Yellowstone Continues Search for Bear in Last Week's Fatal Attack

(courtesy Yellowstone National Park)

Even with traps set and flyovers in the area of the incident, Yellowstone National Park biologists have not located the bear involved in last week's fatal grizzly attack.

Fire Danger 'High' in Yellowstone, 8 Small Fires in Park Not Threat to Visitors

A series of backcountry fires in Yellowstone are not a threat to visitors, but park officials advise that the fire danger in the park for Labor Day weekend is “High”.

Fort Mackenzie Helping City of Sheridan with South Park Project

South Park area from 2010. (Sheridan Media file photo)

Students at Fort Mackenzie High School are working hard to help add to the South Park Project in Sheridan. They are building 16 wooden benches, most of which will be installed along the pathway system to be constructed in the area.