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Open House at the Fire Station

Four year-old Kirian Krogen gets a hand from fireman Seth Larson as she mans the fire hose.

Last week was National Fire Prevention Week and the Sheridan Fire Department ended the week with an open house on Saturday.  Over three hundred people stopped in at the station at the corner of Scott and Works to enjoy tours of the station and equipment, lunch, and fire truck rides.  Fire Marshall Brian Songer, of Sheridan Fire and Rescue describes another event the kids could

8,000+ Meals Available to Seniors

Each Shelf Stable meals pack contains a juice box, canned fruit, canned chicken, crackers, cookie, and condiments.

The Sheridan Senior Center and the Wyoming Department of Health have partnered to make shelf-stable meals available to Sheridan County residents age 60 and older. Just what is a shelf-stable meal? Lois Bell with the Senior Center explains.

Sheridan County Public Health To Host Flu Clinics This Month

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Sheridan County Public Health will be hosting several flu clinics this month, with the first one to take place tomorrow at the Public Health Office in Sheridan. Public Health Nurse Katie Hiller says that while flu season isn't here just yet, now is the time to get vaccinated before it hits.

Ex-Casper Pharmacist Sentenced On Drug Charge

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A pharmacist accused of taking more than 3,000 doses of drugs from Mountain View Regional Hospital has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that 41-year-old Kimberly Nimmo pleaded guilty in July to one count of possession of more than three grams of a controlled substance.

Report Shows That the Arts is a Driving Force in Wyoming's Economy

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Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal
Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal

While most indicators point to mineral extraction, tourism and agriculture as the State's leading industries, Wyoming’s Arts Community is a driving force in the State’s economy and compares favorably with its neighbors in the Rocky Mountain west and nationally. This is according to a Creative Vitality Index report released recently by the Western States Arts Federation. 

Drug Free Workplace Training Postponed

Drug-Free Workplace training scheduled for October 12th has been postponed to sometime in February.

Next Tuesday, October 12th was to be a Fall Drug Free Workplace training for employers. The event has been postponed to next February. Pam Peldo is the Chairperson of the Sheridan County Partnership for a Drug-Free Workplace.

PLUC Raffle Drawing Next Tuesday

Public Land Users Committee Secretary Phyllis Simon

The Public Land Users Committee, or PLUC, is in the final days of selling raffle tickets as a means of raising funds to help with expenses incurred on a fencing project at 3-Poles Recreation Area. Tickets are $5 apiece or $20 for a book of five, and the prizes are either a Savage Rifle or a Hoyt Bow.

Take-Back Program Successful

This 2-foot high box was filled nearly to the top by the time Sheridan's Take-Back day ended.

Two weeks ago, Sheridan County Law Enforcement, along with Sheridan Media, took part in the first annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Program.

A media release from the Denver, Colorado office of the Drug Enforcement Agency tells us that Colorado, Utah, Montana and Wyoming contributed mightily to the nationwide effort.

Business Incubator Officially Open

After the lease agreement signing in front of the Sheridan Hig-Tech Business Incubator. (L-R) Renee Obermueller, Steve Maier, David Spencer, Dick Weber, Tom Ringley, Bob Rolston, Jay Stender, Dick Kindt, Ron Patterson, Anthony Spiegelberg

Friday morning, the Sheridan County Board of Commissioners purchased condominium space within 1981 Double Eagle Drive and signed a subsequent lease agreement with Forward Sheridan, Inc. for 5,400 square feet of office space.

Kerns Camp Sites Improved

Newly graded camping areas in a beautiful fall setting provide great hunting opportunities at the Kerns Wildlife Habitat Management Area near Dayton.

The Wyoming Game and Fish regional office in Sheridan has released information about improved campsites near the Kerns Wildlife Habitat Management Area. Information Specialist Warren Mischke says the area is expanded and safer, thanks to an agreement with some other agencies.