Soldier Ridge Trail Construction Underway

A glimpse of the Soldier Ridge Trail West of Sheridan. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan Community Land Trust)
A crew from the Montana Conservation Corps break for a picture while working on the Soldier Ridge Trail West of Sheridan. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan Community Land Trust)

Construction has begun on the Soldier Ridge Trail, a single track, publicly accessible non-motorized trail just west of Sheridan City limits. A crew with the Montana Conservation Corps has completed 1.2 miles of the 4.5 mile trail.

Mead: Wyoming Should Explore China Coal Exports

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead returned from China this week confident that Wyoming should continue exploring how to export coal to meet that nation's growing demand.

Doll Resigns After Comments About Greed And Groundwater

Wyoming's top regulator of oil and gas development is quitting after he remarked that greed motivates people who assert that hydraulic fracturing contaminated their groundwater.

Mayor Kinskey Defends Utility Bill Outsourcing

Sheridan mayor, Dave Kinskey, appeared on Public Pulse with Kim Love on Newstalk 930 Thursday and sang praises to the city utilities staff who have recently outsourced the utility billing process.

Fast Facts From JCSD1 Board Meeting

At last Monday's Johnson County School Board meeting, each administrator present gave updates and reports to the board.

Gerard Postpones Court Date For 2nd Time

Former Buffalo city councilman, Justin Gerard, has postponed his day in Campbell County Circuit Court and filed a continuance for the second time.

Downtown Development Authority Discussed at Public Meeting

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WYO Theater Executive Director Nick Johnson, left, and DSA Executive Director Staci Coe, right, listen to Consultant Aaron Arnett Thursday night talk about possibly establishing a Downtown Development Authority in Sheridan.

Business owners in Downtown Sheridan gathered Thursday night at the Downtown Sheridan Association office to hear Aaron Arnett, Planning Consultant with Arnett Muldrow and Associates discuss the details of developing a Downtown Development Authority in Sheridan.

Water Service Agreement Amendment Approved

Water service agreement amendment approved between SAWS and Sheridan County School District One. (Photo Courtesy of Stan Woinoski)

A water service agreement that was executed in October of 2009 to provide SAWS water to Big Horn High School has been amended by the SAWS Joint Powers Board and Sheridan County School District One.

Private Antique Collection Sale Today, Tomorrow

Alex Banks will show is private Asian antique collection this weekend. Many of the belongings were his sister's. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

Alex Banks, a long-time Sheridan resident and retired professional ballroom dancer, is hosting an open house to sell his antique collection this weekend.

Wyomingites Have Higher Rates of Skin Cancer

The Environmental Protection Agency reports that Wyoming residents have some of the highest rates of melanoma, or malignant skin cancer, in the nation.