Sheridan Couple Investigated for Tax Fraud

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A couple in Sheridan is under investigation for hiding money in offshore bank accounts to avoid paying taxes.

Wyoming wrestles with gas flares that might not help oil production

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by Dustin Bleizeffer Originally published June 11, 2012 on

Wyoming’s top oil and gas officials today declined a request by SM Energy Co. to continue flaring — or burning — natural gas from two horizontal oil wells in southeast Wyoming at a rate beyond Wyoming’s standard allowable 60 thousand cubic feet (mcf) per day.

Representative Coleman Discusses Affordable Care Act

Wyoming State Representative Kathy Coleman (Courtesy Photo)

The Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Committee of the Wyoming Legislature recently met, and one of the topics of discussion was the affordable care act and how it will affect Wyoming residents.

Miss Wyoming Contestants to Make the Rounds in Sheridan Next Week

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Miss Wyoming Lexie Madden (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Miss Wyoming Scholarship Pageant will take place a week from Saturday in Sheridan. Marketing and Business Manager for the Scholarship Foundation Patty Caywood says that the six contestants will be in Sheridan in a few days.

SAGE Summer Show and Sale Artists' Reception Thursday

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Watercolor by Helen Lytle Campbell.

An artists' reception was held Thursday evening featuring the work of 15 local Sheridan Artists' Guild members. Organizer Pat Trout tells us there are a variety of mediums are on display.

Parts of Sheridan County Hammered by Ping Pong Sized Hail

Parts of Sheridan County Hammered by Ping Pong Sized Hail (Photo courtesy Peg Martin)

Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the details on the storm that hit Sheridan on Thursday afternoon.

JCSD1 Board Approves Full Mill For Rec District

At their meeting this week,the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees voted to raise the mill levy for the Johnson County Rec District from a half a mill to a full mill.

Fun Fathers Day Planned at Jo Co Library

A fun Fathers Day program for Fathers and Sons is scheduled for this Saturday at the Johnson County Library.

Food and a fun activity that both dads and sons can enjoy is being offered free of charge to those wanting to attend.

Fairgrounds Shop Roof Project Completed, Soon to Purchase Dumping Trailer

Fairgrounds Shop Roof Project Completed, Soon to Purchase Dumping Trailer (Photo by Chris Foy)

At the last meeting of the Sheridan County Fair Association Board of Trustees, they authorized facilities director Jamie Ringley to purchase a dumping trailer. He explains what it will be used for.

Audit mistakes mar Wind River schools' success story

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By Ron Feemster
Originally published May 28, 2013 on

The schools in Arapahoe, a small town near Riverton on the Wind River Indian Reservation, have attracted national attention twice in the past 18 months.