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Busy Week For DSA

Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey is busy whipping up some cotton candy at one of this year's 3rd Thursday Street Festivals in Downtown Sheridan.
Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey is busy whipping up some cotton candy at one of this year's 3rd Thursday Street Festivals in Downtown Sheridan.

The last 3rd Thursday Street Festival in downtown Sheridan is just about upon us, as it is set for Thursday evening. Downtown Sheridan Association Director Stacie Coe says that they have another great lineup of music planned for the final event and a special cooking competition.

Law Enforcement Responds to Incident Tuesday

Members of the Sheridan Police Department, Sheridan County Sheriff's Office and EMS staged near the old Port of Entry on North Main Tuesday afternoon.

Officers with the Sheridan Police Department, along with Sheridan County Sheriff's Deputies responded late Tuesday afternoon to a report of a man in the north Sheridan area who reportedly had a gun and was making threatening calls to the V.A.

Trucks and Trailers: Fuel Efficiency

Luke Tonachel

A hybrid in every garage is the mantra behind a new campaign by more than a dozen environmental groups to increase the car fuel efficiency standard to 60 miles per gallon. The Sierra Club and other groups are asking for better fuel efficiency standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks starting in 2014, and a 60 mpg standard for cars by 2025.

Sheridan Man Appears in Court on Several Sexual Abuse Charges

Mel Krenzelok had Initial Appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court Tuesday.

68-year-old Sheridan resident, and Ward 3 City Council Candidate Melvin Krenzelok, had his Initial Appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court Tuesday.

Department of Health: HIV is Not Just a Young Person's Disease

Numbers of HIV/AIDS is rising in Wyoming's older population.

While the common image of someone infected with HIV is a younger person, older adults in Wyoming should realize they may also be at risk for the disease, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.

Wisdom of the Elders Lecture

Diane Redman, Director of the Sheridan College Massage Therapy Program

Tomorrow night, the first of the 2010-2011 Sheridan College Faculty Lecture Series will be held. Diane Redman, Director of the Massage Therapy Program at the college, will be presenting, and previews The Wisdom of the Elders – Adventures in Indigenous Healing.

More Fires in Yellowstone

A team of wildfire firefighters head into a region burning in Yellowstone.

Two new small fires have been discovered in the north central section of Yellowstone National Park.

Both are located on the east slopes of Mount Washburn, and are well east of the road linking Canyon Village, Tower Fall, and Roosevelt Lodge.

The Lookout Fire when discovered Tuesday afternoon was confined to a single tree in the backcountry southeast of Dunraven Pass.

Buyok Family Gifts Ranch To Sheridan Community Land Trust

The largest conservation easement gift in Sheridan Community Land Trust's history, donated by John and Vanessa Buyok, was signed over yesterday afternoon during a ceremony at the historic Sheridan Inn. Sheridan County officials, Sheridan Land Trust board members and other guests were all at the ceremony.

District 2 Board Awards Several Bids

District 2 Superintendent Craig Dougherty

The Sheridan County School District 2 Board held its September meeting Monday night.

During a Capital Construction Update on the new Meadowlark Elementary School, District Facilities Director Julie Carroll said that design documents have been given to the Wyoming School Facilities Commission for 60% review.

Boots, Bandannas, And A Little “Bling” At This Year's VOA Barn Dance

Its time again to pull out your bandannas and boots as the third annual Volunteers of America “Bandanna Barn Dance” fundraiser is coming up on the 25th. VOA Director PJ Treide says they are expecting over 300 people at this year's dance, which will include live music by the “Saddle Tramp Band.” And the program, he tells us: