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Wyoming Game and Fish Signs Lake DeSmet Lease Agreement

Lake DeSmet

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has finally signed the lease agreement between themselves and Johnson County for water rights in Lake DeSmet to protect the fishery and recreation there.

Land Trust Conducting Water Trail Assessment

Boaters on the Tongue River during SCLT float trip. (Photo courtesy of the Sheridan Community Land Trust)

Law Enforcement Taking Proactive Approach to Curtail Bar Incidents

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Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens

During the past 6 months there have been several incidents at bars in Sheridan that involved an individual being stabbed or cut with a knife during an altercation.

Prevention Management Organization Updates Commissioners

Sydney Rowe and Anne Quast, with the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming (or PMO), gave a presentation to the Johnson County Commissioners updating them on what the organization has been up to and what they will be working in the near future.

Buffalo Building Inspector: Permits Picking Up

Buffalo City Council

Building permits for new houses have picked up in recent weeks, according to Buffalo Building Inspector Toby Rhaodes, who presented his report to the City Council at their last meeting.

Commission Considers Coroner Pay Options

Sheridan County Commissioner Bob Rolston appeared on the Public Pulse news talk sow. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)
Sheridan County Commissioner Tom Ringley appeared on the Public Pulse news talk sow. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

After decades of paying the county coroner by the case, the Sheridan County commissioners are considering setting a salary for the elected position.

Mayor Encourages Leaders to Embrace Growth Mission

Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey gave his speech during a recent Chamber lunch. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

In a presentation to business leaders earlier this month, Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey said their goal is clear and has been the same for years.

Signs, Vehicle, Merchandise Stolen

Three thefts showed up on the Sheridan Police Department's weekend logs, one which targeted the Lewis Street Bridge project being done in partnership by the city and state. Sgt. Travis Koltiska provided the details from the officer's report.

The King of Yellowstone

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Bill Sniffin

This is one of my favorite Wyoming stories and it includes an interesting twist at the end.

Yellowstone National Park is just about my single most favorite place on the planet. It is this vast two million acre park full of wonderful creatures and amazing sites.

Chamber Offices Move Next Month

Sheridan County Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson gave the yearly report during a recent luncheon. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Come next month, the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce office will be relocating to 171 North Main Street, which is a space soon to be vacated by Sheridan College.

Registration Open for Wyo Writers Conference

Aaron Holst. -- Photo Submitted

Writers and people who want to write can mingle with editors and authors, pitch their books, and learn more about the craft at the Wyoming Writers Conference at the Holiday Inn, June 6, 7 and 8.

Keystone Awards Presented This Week

Anne and Scott Nickerson -- Photo Provided
Dixie See -- Photo Provided
Bill Avery -- Photo Provided

Four people from Sheridan will be honored for their service to the community at the WYO Theater on Thursday night.

A Look Back in Time: April 23, 1914

The Shriners gave a delightful dance last evening at the Odd Fellows Lodge.

AP News Update

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SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT

Ex-chief says some have quit education department

City, Firefighters Union Begin Negotiations

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Local Firefighters Union President George Neeson

A supreme court decision has affected the negotiating method between a local union and the City of Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.