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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.

Air Service Revenue Guarantee Grant Approved

The aeronautics commission of the Wyoming Department of Transportation has approved a grant for $1.6 million to provide a revenue guarantee for commercial air service in Sheridan.

Sod Farm Fest Raises Money for Nicaraguan School

The Sod Farm Festival is featured this month on the banner hanging across Sheridan's Main Street. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Spending a day in the country listening to music is all that's asked as a means of helping to build a school in Nicaragua.

Installation of ‘Leonardo’s Horse’ Has Begun

Gregory Glasson, left, and Tony DiFazio could be seen Tuesday prepping the pedestal for 'Leonardo's Horse' bronze sculpture, with the horse wrapped on the flatbed behind them. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

A bronze replica of Leonardo Da Vinci’s famous horse sculpture is going up in Sheridan. Leslie Stratmoen has the update.

Commission Approves Family Services Contract, Other Resolutions

A contract with the Wyoming Department of Family Services for 2015-16 TANF community plan was approved Tuesday by the Sheridan County Commission.

Sheridan's Da Vinci Horse to be Sixth in World

Sheridan Media continues to learn more details about the Leonardo’s Horse sculpture that will stand at the corner of Main and Coffee leading into downtown Sheridan.

Game Official Says Animals Must be Properly Tagged

Fall hunting season is rolling around, once again, so Warden Bruce Scigliano of the state’s Game and Fish office in Sheridan took a few minutes during a recent Public Pulse show to warn hunters of the five most common violations.

Animal Shelter Needs Bedding, Cleaning Supplies

Donations are always welcomed and much needed at the city’s animal shelter in Sheridan, according to Director Debie Crawford, like bedding.

Smoke Filling Skies Most Likely Blowing in from Montana

Smoke continues to fill the skies over Sheridan though wildfires burning in both Sheridan and Johnson counties are nearly contained.

Project Manager Provides Leonardo's Horse History

Sheridan's Leonardo's Horse in Production -- Photo Provided

The project manager for the Da Vinci horse sculpture to be erected in Sheridan talked about the history of the horse during a recent interview with Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen. Here’s the report.