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17 Craft Brewers on Tap for Brewfest

Sheridan County Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson appeared this week on The Morning Show. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Anyone in the area who enjoys a good beer is expected to head to downtown Sheridan over the weekend for the annual Brewfest staged by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce.

UW Implements New Introductory Program for Freshmen

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A couple thousand freshmen are expected to be in Laramie by the weekend in preparation for the first day of college at the University of Wyoming.

After Business Life of Delegation, Senator’s On His Own

Senator Dave Kinskey is a regular guest on the Public Pulse show. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

State Senator Dave Kinskey of Sheridan appeared this week on Sheridan Media’s Public Pulse show with Host Kim Love.

Lightning Caused Fire Burning Near Yellowstone Lake

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Yellowstone Lake Fire -- Forest Service Photo

Lightning from recent thunderstorms started a fire on the Promontory Peninsula between the south and southeast arms of Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park.

‘Sagebrush Sea’ Movie Screening Tonight in Sheridan

Marc Dantzker -- Photo Submitted

What’s considered to be an often overlooked habitat – the sagebrush steppe, where the greater sage grouse live, will be featured in the free showing of the film, “The Sagebrush Sea,” tonight in Sheridan.

Bozeman Trail Days Commemorates Battle

A full day of activities has been planned at Fort Phil Kearny on Saturday to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Connor Battle during the Indian Wars of American history.

Barbecue Festival Brings Out the Best

Masters of the barbecue cooking technique will come together this
weekend in Sheridan for the chance to be declared a master barbecuer and win a little cash.

Complimentary Shuttle Service Offered

The Sheridan Trolley will be available for complimentary shuttle service on Friday and Saturday between the Holiday Inn and three events -- the Best of the West Barbecue Fest at the skating rink on the east side of town, the Fly-in at the airport and the Brewfest in downtown Sheridan.

Budget Report Shows Impact of Budget Caps on Overspending

Wyoming’s US Senator Mike Enzi released a statement this week in response to the Congressional Budget Office’s update to the budget and economic outlook for 2015-2025.

SRO Program Proves Successful

Looking ahead to next week when school convenes in Sheridan, we asked School Resource Officer Howie Fitzpatrick to remind us what his job as a police officer is in his capacity at the school.

Grant Pays Emergency Coordinator’s Wages

A grant from Homeland Security was approved recently by the Sheridan County Commission. Commissioners Tom Ringley and Bob Rolston gave the details, at my prompting, during a recent Public Pulse show.

Former Vice President Cheney, Daughter Liz Visit Sheridan

Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter, Liz, who is a former deputy assistant secretary of state, are expected to make a visit to Sheridan in October to speak at the Sheridan County Republican Party’s Reagan Day Dinner.

Fires Banned on WGFD Lands

With the dry conditions and local county fire restrictions in place, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is banning open fires on all Game and Fish Commission-owned and administered lands within the Sheridan Region. The news comes through a release issued by the department.

Engines Halt Three Lightning Fires

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More than one hundred lightning strikes hit the Crow Reservation in Montana, just across the northern Wyoming state line, from Pryor to Sarpy, beginning about 10 Friday night, with three snuffed out by engine companies. The information’s coming from Information Officer John Kohn of the Crow Agency BIA Fire and Aviation office.

Commissioner Suggests Disbanding SAWS Board

Sheridan County Commissioner Tom Ringley is a regular guest on the Public Pulse show. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

On a recent Public Pulse show, Sheridan County Commission Chairman Tom Ringley talked about regionalizing the city/county water system and disbanding the Sheridan Area Water Supply joint powers board known as SAWS.

Fly-in Features Plane Rides, Air Show

Crowds gathered in the hangar for the 2013 fly-in at the Sheridan airport. (Photo submitted by Fred Barton)

Pilots flying aerobatic stunts in the sky while people on the ground are touring vintage aircraft will set the scene this weekend for the fly-in at the airport in Sheridan.

Exhibit Features 19th Century Indian Life

Nearly 40 color drawings that depict life of the Lakota Sioux American Indian Tribe in the late 1800s is on exhibit at the library in Sheridan.

‘Leonardo’s Horse’ Unveiled to Trumpets Sounding

Lin Erickson of the Da Vinci Science Center clapped as the drape fell and the doves flew when 'Leonardo's Horse' was unveiled. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Leonardo Da Vinci’s legendary bronze horse was unveiled in downtown Sheridan to trumpets sounding and doves soaring. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Dent Turns Uncle’s 'Leonardo’s Horse' Vision into Reality

We spoke with a descendant of the founder of Leonardo da Vinci’s Horse, Inc., recently, about the nonprofit organization established to make ‘Leonardo’s Horse’ a reality. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

Sheridan, Big Horn Counties Endorse Reopening of Antelope Butte

Two northern Wyoming county commissions have passed resolutions supporting the Antelope Butte Foundation’s goal of reopening the shuttered ski area, one of which is Sheridan County.