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Weekly Poll Question: 1-Cent and Conservation

What should the City fund with Optional One-Cent monies?

A recent survey conducted by the Sonoran Institute revealed that of 300 Sheridan County residents polled, 71% would favor spending 1-Cent funds on Parks, Trails and Conservation projects.

Elemental Nature Showcase

One example of the "Elemental Nature" exhibit showing at The Ucross Foundation Gallery this summer.

This year’s summer exhibition at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery features the work of artists, Pamela Kendall Schiffer and David Bungay.  Called “Elemental Nature,” the show features 58 paintings and prints which focus on the natural world, particularly the American West.

Local Couple takes “Best of Show”

A beauty wins Best of Show for Jim and Brenda Haskett of Sheridan.

It was all spit polish and shine as over one hundred classics, trucks, muscle cars, and hot rods rolled down the streets of Sheridan this past weekend, all part of the local car club's Karz Rod Run.

Absentee Balloting for Primary Begins This Week

Sheridan County Elections Supervisor Brenda Miech
Sheridan County Elections Supervisor Brenda Miech

Absentee balloting for this year's Primary Election will begin this Thursday, July 8th. Sheridan County Election Supervisor Brenda Miech says there are a couple of ways to obtain an absentee ballot if you can't be present at the polls on Election Day.

Today's Independence Day Festivities At Bighorn Equestrian Center Still On

Fireworks

“Sunshine” in the Forecast Through Tonight

For those of you wondering if the light wind and sprinkles we've been getting today will put a damper on tonight's Independence festivities at the Bighorn Equestrian Center, fireworks sponsor/coordinator Bruce Burns says the party is still a go

Gun rights advocates plan holiday displays

Gun rights advocates in Jackson are getting
their holsters ready for Fourth of July events.
Several firearms owners in the Jackson area are wearing their weapons at holiday events to show support for open-carry laws.

Hoodwinked in Sheridan

Movie Night at Kendrick

The order of the evening was hoodies and blankets as a cold front blew through Sheridan Friday night, but that didn’t hamper the enthusiasm of the crowd at the band shell at Kendrick Park.  Vertical Church hosted its “Free Movie Night” with close to one hundred bundled up, happy movie goers in attendance.

Pine Bluffs Man Accused Of Kidnapping, Rape

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A tortuous kidnapping and rape of a Pine
Bluffs woman last spring has a suspect. Twenty-nine-year-old Refugio R. Cerenil faces more than 20 years in prison for allegedly breaking into a woman's home on April 24 and strangling her until she went unconscious.

Sheridan Police Officer Honored

Sheridan Police Officer John King, surrounded by his Camp P.O.S.T.C.A.R.D. fans.

For the past seven years, Sheridan Police Officer John King has been involved with Camp P.O.S.T.C.A.R.D., held every summer on Casper Mountain. This year, King was honored with an award, and Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has more.

Whooping Cough Vaccinations Encouraged by Health Department

The Wyoming Department of Health is encouraging vaccinations for whooping cough.
The Wyoming Department of Health is encouraging vaccinations for whooping cough.

With a sharp rise in pertussis in several states, officials with the Wyoming Department of Health are encouraging vaccination to help prevent the disease. Pertussis is better known as whooping cough. Wyoming Department of Health Director Dr. Brent Sherard.