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Tough Weather Doesn’t Dampen Unplugged Activities

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Unplugged week ended with a camp out in the park and Sheridan Media’s Judy Hagerott was there and brings us this story.

Train Derailment on Highway 338

(Photo by Ron Richter)

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Matt Jones, Regional Public Affairs Director for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway has confirmed that Highway 338 has been reopened to one-lane traffic, as flaggers are one scene and assisting with vehicle traffic.

Jones said that a BNSF train carrying coal derailed at approximately 12:30 Friday, causing the highway to be closed temporarily. He added that there were no injuries and that at this time it is uncertain what caused the derailment or how long before the road is completely reopened.

Senate Panel Clears Bill to Protect Knife Owners

A bipartisan measure, led by Republican U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming and Democrat U.S. Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon, would ensure people who are traveling with a secured knife are not prosecuted under local or state laws.

Citizen Wants Commission to Pull Support for Red Grade Trails Project

A local citizen asked the Sheridan County Commission this week to withdraw its support for the proposed Red Grade Trails project in the Big Horns south of Sheridan.

Montana Cancels Tongue River Reservoir Call

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News Release: Wyoming State Engineer’s Office

Law Enforcement Warn of Effects of Herbal Cigarettes

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Over the past several years there have been many tobacco alternatives that have hit the market. One of those alternatives, an herbal cigarette by the name of NBT, has been gaining popularity in Sheridan.

Hospital Board Vacancy

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The Sheridan County Commissioners are now accepting applications to serve on the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board. According to a Sheridan County news release, the board’s primary function is to set policy and provide oversight to Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Leadership Sheridan Participants Take Charge in Courthouse

"Sheridan County commissioners," from left Dale Brown, Troy Nissen, Jennifer Fenton, Bill Rapp and Claire Hobbs (Photo by Pat Blair)

Five of this year's Leadership Sheridan participants assumed the roles of Sheridan County commissioners on Thursday as part of their training in government operations.

Visits with Our Vets

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In advance of Memorial Day, Sheridan Media’s Judy Hagerott is visiting with several veterans. Here’s another story.

College Board Approves BOCHES Mill Levy

Northern Wyoming Community College District trustees approved a half-mill levy Thursday night to fund operations of the Board of Cooperative Higher Educational Services, which is also known as BOCHES.

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