Commissioners Retract Ranchester Rezone Proposal

Sheridan County's Commissioners unanimously voted to cancel a proposal that would rezone just over 1,000 acres in Ranchester from Rural Residential to Agricultural designation.

Living in the Heart of Country’s Gun Culture

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Bill Sniffin

Some 63 percent of the 579,000 residents in Wyoming own guns.  This is the highest percentage of any state in the USA.

Perhaps it makes some sense to describe what living in the heart of America’s “gun culture” can be like during this time of national debate about guns and whether or not there is a need for national registry of gun owners.

Washington, DC Business Hours Offered Tuesday In Buffalo

Field Representatives for US Senators John Barrasso and Michael Enzi and Congressman Cynthia Lummis will be in Buffalo Tuesday morning to meet with their constituents in the area to answer questions and forward concerns back to Washington, DC.

Johnson County Attorney Comments On Hamlin Trial

In Johnson County District Court last Friday, April 12th, a jury found Gerald Eugene Hamlin “not guilty” of bringing a controlled substance into a jail and delivery of a controlled substance.

Game and Fish Commission to Set Big Game Hunting Season Apr. 25-26

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Game and Fish Commission to Set Big Game Hunting Season Apr. 25-26

The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will be meeting in Casper on April 25 and 26 to set next fall's hunting seasons for big game animals. The commission will establish license quotas and season specifics for many species, including wild bison.

Governor Mead Returns From Middle Eastern Venture

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Governor Mead Returns From Middle Eastern Venture

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead recently returned from a week-long trip to the Middle East, where he met with foreign officials interested in research done by the University of Wyoming.

Mayor Kinskey Responds to Boston Bombings

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Mayor Kinskey Responds to Boston Bombings (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

As we previously reported, two bombs went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon yesterday. At least three are dead, and more than 144 others injured. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Street Striping Project Bid Awarded

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The Sheridan City Council Monday night unamiously awarded the bid for the 2013 street striping project to Streamline Markings, Inc of Billings, Montana in the amount of $97,825.

23 Boston Marathon Runners From Wyoming Entered in Race, Sheridan's Del Acker and Wife Okay

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23 Boston Marathon Runners from Wyoming Entered in Race, Sheridan's Del Acker and Wife Okay (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

In a list published by the Boston Athletic Association, 23 Wyoming residents entered in the Boston Marathon - a race that was rocked Monday by a series of explosions.

Task Force Set for Capital Facilities Projects

Sheridan County Administrative Director Renee Obermueller

Elected officials representing Dayton, Ranchester, Clearmont, Sheridan and Sheridan County met Monday afternoon to discuss renewing the Capital Facilities Tax this November. In 2009, Sheridan County voters passed the Cap Tax with almost 70 percent of the vote in favor of the renewal.