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SHERIDAN COUNTY P&Z COMMISSION HEARS C-U-P REQUEST FROM JESSICA HOLT

The Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission met for their June meeting Wednesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

SQCCI BOARD GETS UPDATED ON REGISTRATION NUMBERS AND RECENT DONATIONS

The Sheridan Quality Child Care Initiative, SQCCI board met Wednesday at Sheridan College. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has more.

RANCHESTER TOWN COUNCIL APPROVES BUDGET ORDINANCE ON FIRST READING AND AGREEMENT WITH SHERIFF'S OFFICE

The Ranchester Council discussed the budget and an agreement with the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office at their meeting Tuesday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

The Town Council passed the budget ordinance on first reading with the understanding that the bottom line could change before the 3rd reading in July.

5TH ANNUAL BIG HORN MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL IS COMING UP IN JULY

In just over a month the 5th annual Big Horn Mountain Festival will take place at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo.

That's one of the organizers of the event Bill Bradshaw, who explains that the three day festival will get underway Friday July 10th and run through Sunday the 12th.

DOG AND CAT SHELTER OF SHERIDAN IS HOLDING THEIR ANNUAL RABIES CLINIC THIS WEEK

The Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan is holding their annual rabies clinic this week. The clinic will run from 8 A.M. to 1 P.M. each day this week through Saturday.

Shelter Director Cel Hope explains why pet owners should take advantage of the rabies clinic.

2009 SHERIDAN COUNTY FAIRBOOKS ARE IN

While the Sheridan County Fair is still a couple of months away, Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has some news about a fair related item that's just been released.

CARTOONING WORKSHOP WILL BE AT THE FULMER LIBRARY NEXT WEEK

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will be home to a unique workshop next week. Program Coordinator for the Fulmer Library Anita Weisheit explains.

COMMUNITY GARDEN AT SHERIDAN COLLEGE IS LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD GREEN THUMBS

There is an acre of land at Sheridan College that will be used for a community garden this summer. If you'd like to get involved it's as easy as a phone call to the Sheridan Senior Center.

Project Manager Bobby Legerski describes the expectations for those interested in participating in the community garden.

SHERIDAN CITY COUNCIL TO MEET TONIGHT

Sheridan City Council will meet for their first meeting of the month tonight. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

One item under old business that will be up for 3rd and final reading is an ordinance dealing with the final plat and duration of validity.

HUGE CROWDS IN DOWNTOWN SHERIDAN

The Wyoming Rehab Wild West Hoop Jam had a small change of venue this year but certainly not less participation. The teams registered Friday night and Saturday was near perfect weather for the 3 on 3 tournament. While temperatures climbed into the 80’s and the asphalt began to heat up… so did the players.

SCRATCH AND SNIFF EVENT FILLS KENDRICK PARK WITH CANINES

The first ever Sheridan Scratch and Sniff day at Kendrick Park was a huge success. The day started off with a five or ten kilometer run followed by events like the agility course and bobbing for hot dogs.

HORSE DEATHS

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A Casper veterinarian has confirmed that a dozen horses that died in a pasture west of the city last month were killed by botulism. Dr. George Marble says three horses were dead on April 10 when

MOLESTATION PLEA

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - A former day care worker at Campbell County Memorial Hospital entered a no contest plea to a charge that he molested a child at the day care. Shawn A. Hart, 22, entered his plea Thursday to a charge of taking immodest, immoral or indecent liberties with a child. Two other molestation charges were dropped. The children involved were all under the age of 6.

STIMULUS-DRUG TEAMS

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says Wyoming will receive more than $3.1 million in stimulus money to boost five regional drug enforcement teams.

INSURANCE CHECKS

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Department of Transportation says the state is expanding its vehicle insurance verification system. Beginning Monday, state troopers will automatically get insurance information on vehicles every time they make a stop. The insurance verification system, which began last July 1, had primarily been used in crash investigations.