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Meetings Start Soon to Implement Dementia Initiatives

Meetings will begin soon to implement the five initiatives developed from recent dementia study circles. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen has the update.

Weekend Events Include Art Shows, Book Signing

This will be one of the pieces in the Brinton gallery showing. (Courtesy Photo)

An art exhibit, book signing and gallery showing are among the events families can enjoy over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in the Sheridan area, according to our events calendar.

Program Focuses on Native Fish Research

A program on fish research will be presented next month at the community college in Sheridan.

Senator Spends Thanksgiving with Afghanistan Troops

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Sen Barrasso, seated far right, shares Thanksgiving Dinner with WY National Guard A Battery, 2nd Battalion, 300th Field Artillery in Afghanistan. (Photo Provided)

Wyoming’s U.S. Senator John Barrasso shared Thanksgiving dinner with the state’s National Guard soldiers serving in Afghanistan.

Adult Hunters Still Need License to Kill Rabbits

A local game official says there’s still some confusion about hunting small game, like cottontail rabbits. Bud Stewart of the Sheridan Game and Fish office says anyone 14 years or older must have a small game license.

Museum Christmas Programs Feature Traditions, Story Reading

About a month out from winter closure, Director John Woodward said there’s still time for visitors to see the season’s exhibits at the Sheridan County Museum before they’re dismantled.

Child Killed in Crash North of Sheridan, Four Others Survived

A two-year old boy was killed and four others injured early Tuesday morning when their SUV rolled off the interstate north of Sheridan.

Grants Available for Nonprofit Organizations

Grants are now available for non-profit organizations through the local branch of the Wyoming Community Foundation.

Local Travel Agent Says First Sheridan Flight Impressive

One of the people who took the inaugural flight Thursday out of Sheridan on Denver Air Connection was Peg Martin of Brinton World Travel.

Officer Praises Crisis Intervention Training

Sheridan Officer Katie Balthazor was a guest on Public Pulse. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Crisis Intervention Training, known as CIT, has become beneficial for local police officers, according to Katie Balthazor of the Sheridan Department, especially when dealing with people suffering from mental illness.

Small Game Hunting Opportunities Continue

At this time of the year, most of the big game hunting seasons have ended, but hunting for small game, which includes cottontail rabbits continues.

Craft Bazaar Raised Money for Global Missions

Emily Betzler -- Leslie Stratmoen Photo

A weekend craft bazaar raised money for global missions. Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Decorator Inspires Sheridan Inn Visitors

Donna Jo Swanson showed the class how to attache the handmade bows to the tree. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Decorating classes presented over the weekend at the historic Sheridan Inn inspired visitors to enjoy the holidays. Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Brucellosis Sampling Continues

We learned this week that the brucellosis testing program for elk is continuing and will be until the end of the year. Bud Stewart from the local Game and Fish Department provided the update.

Tonight's Last Night to See Tom Sawyer Play

Tonight’s the last performance of the “Adventures of Tom Sawyer” play, presented by the high school theater department in Buffalo. The show starts at 7 at the high school auditorium. There’s no admission charge, but donations will be accepted.

'Wyoming Business Report' Spotlights Twin M

Jill Moriarty and Matt Moran -- MJ Clark Photo

A local business woman is being showcased this month in a state publication. Jill Moriarty of Twin M Designs in Sheridan is spotlighted in the "Wyoming Business Report" for her ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit.

Madden Qualifies Horse Racing Machines As Gambling

This week’s poll question asked: Are historic horse racing machines, games of skill and judgement or gambling? Since State Representative Mike Madden of Buffalo has been leading the charge against them, I asked him that question.

People’s Tree Arrives with Blackwater Band Escort

Blackwater Railroad Company playing in the KROE studio. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen interviewed the members of the band that accompanied the Capitol Christmas tree to Washington. Here’s the report.

Pari-Mutuel Commission Approves Agreement with EncoreRBG

The PR Newswire reports that the Wyoming Pari-Mutuel Commission has approved EncoreRBG as an historic horse racing system provider and approved several Encore game themes during a meeting held earlier this month.

BLM Burns Slash Piles in Big Horns

Officials with the Bureau of Land Management plan to burn slash piles on their lands through the winter in several areas in the Big Horn Mountains, including Billy Creek, Mosier Gulch and along Collins Road in north central Campbell County.