Tire Thief Remains At Large

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Sheridan police are still searching for a white male who's alleged to have stolen tires Friday morning from an outdoor display at Plains Tire on Coffeen Avenue. Lt. Chris Dahmke said they know who he is and that he's not from this area.

Beer Tax Increase Fails Committee Support

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A proposal to increase Wyoming's tax on beer has failed to gain support from an interim legislative committee that met Friday in Buffalo. Wyoming's 2 cents a gallon tax on beer is the lowest in the nation.

Library Expansion Grants On Agenda For Jo Co Commission

Johnson County's Commissioners

At their meeting this morning, the Johnson County Commissioners will be discussing possible avenues for funding the proposed Johnson County Library expansion project.

Game & Fish Has New Game Warden In Kaycee

Grant Gerharter, Kaycee's newest game warden.

Grant Gerharter is the new game warden for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in Kaycee, replacing former Kaycee game warden Kyle Lash.

Council Denies Step Increases for Three Firefighters

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Sheridan Local Firefighters Union President George Neeson. (Photo by Ron Richter)

In 2010, the Sheridan City Council voted to freeze the salaries of all City employees due to budget constraints. As part of that freeze, five firefighters with Sheridan Fire-Rescue were denied 5 percent wage increases as part of their step increase after receiving an annual satisfactory evaluation.

Wrench Ranch II Annexation Approved

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council approved the Wrench Ranch II annexation Monday night on third and final reading. An amendment to the original ordinance was approved prior to the Council taking action on the item. The amendment was a request from the Sheridan V.A.

Wolf Creek Wrangle is Saturday

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The annual Wolf Creek Wrangle, a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns is scheduled to take place this Saturday at one of the most scenic and popular dude ranches in northeast Wyoming.

Other States Mimic Wyoming as USA Energy Breadbaskets

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Bill Sniffin

For decades, Wyoming has basked in the glory of being the country’s “energy breadbasket.”    

Council to Hear From Consultant on Fiber Connectivity

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The Sheridan City Council will receive a report from Public Works and consultant Joe Sharkey this evening regarding fiber connectivity in the Sheridan area. City Councilman Alex Lee says that the report should be very interesting.

This Week's Poll Question

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Benjamin Franklin once said “The only things certain in life are death and taxes.”