Leslie Stratmoen


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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.

Senate Fights Obama's 'No Power Plan'

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Though the Environmental Protection Agency claims that it is trying to pass a “clean power plan”, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., said it is more honest to call the new energy regulations a “no power plan”.

All Power Outages Caused By Wind Gusts Restored

Wind gusting to nearly 60 mph caused power outages throughout the Sheridan area Wednesday morning, leaving some people in the dark for several hours.

First Flight Scheduled for Today Takeoff

The first flight for Sheridan’s restored commercial air service is scheduled for takeoff, today. In celebration of the event, a party has been planned to launch the restart. The event will be held from 11-1 today at the Sheridan County Airport terminal.

Air Service Launch Party Set for Thursday

A party has been planned for tomorrow to launch the restart of commercial air service in Sheridan.

Disney-Pixar Dinosaur Film May Draw Tourists to Wyoming

As the Disney-Pixar film, “The Good Dinosaur,” hits the theaters in Wyoming this month, the University of Wyoming is launching plans to use the film to educate the public on the state’s geological features that inspired the film’s landscape.

College President Says ‘Boeing’ Play Should be Fun

Kali Smith as "Gloria" and Spencer Walters as "Bernard" rehearse a scene from Sheridan College Theater's production of "Boeing Boeing". (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Among the announcements made this week on the Public Pulse show by the Sheridan College president was that the theater department has a show opening this week.

Governor Says No Refugees Under Flawed System

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In light of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has joined other governors across the country in demanding the refugee process be halted until it’s guaranteed to provide the security demanded by citizens of the United States. He made the statement through a release from his office.

Councilman Lee Provided City Council Wrap

Sheridan Councilman Alex Lee stopped by the station this morning to talk about last night’s council meeting on our live news broadcast. News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the wrap.

Sheridan Commercial Air Service Returns This Week

In advance of commercial air service being restored this week in Sheridan, the president of the critical air service team, known as CAST, that’s making the arrangements for its return, provided details about the service during a recent Public Pulse show.

Wildlife Management Areas Close, Brucellosis Sampling Continues

The Kearns and Amsden Creek wildlife habitat management areas in the Big Horn Mountains are now closed.

Sheridan College President Shares Revenue Concerns

The college president responded by saying that it was a relatively small part of the budget.

So, he said, it is a significant change, for some.

To listen to the rest of the interview, go to the Public Pulse page.

First News Live with Leslie Stratmoen

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HEADLINES: Murder Trial Begins for Gillette Man … Sheridan Air Service Returns … Wildlife Management Area Closes … Brucellosis Testing Continues … Sheridan College Revenue Base Solid … Sheridan City Council Approves Performing Arts Grant, Details Snow Removal Plan.

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Two Sisters Shopped at the Children's Store

Alexia, left, and Audrianna Oss had fun shopping for their parents during the sale. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

One of the local holiday craft sales held over the weekend offered a special store for the children. Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Eagles Pie Auction Raises $550 for Charity

Eagles Auxiliary members, from left, Alice Overterf, Helen Showers and Lisa Hamby handed out the voting chips. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Several pie lovers came out for the Eagles pie auction over the weekend. Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Man Killed in Head-On Collision

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A 25-year-old man was killed in a head-on crash over the weekend, on a state highway north of Riverton.

Turkey Trot

Wild turkeys were caught taking a stroll on South Jefferson in Sheridan Saturday afternoon. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Wild turkeys were caught taking a stroll on South Jefferson in Sheridan Saturday afternoon. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Tonight’s Night for Library’s Annual Gala

Tonight’s the night for the Sheridan library’s annual gala, this year called the Black Tie and Blue Jeans fundraiser. The event starts at 5:30 at the library and features music, a live auction and food, catered by Killy’s and the culinary institute.

‘Standing By’ Theater Shows Continue

(Photo Ron Richter ©)

Presentations of the Sheridan Civic Theater Guild play about strangers on a plane falling in love called “Standing By” continues today at the Carriage House Theater.

Buffalo Animal Shelter Hosts Workday

A work day has been scheduled for today at the animal shelter in Buffalo, for which anyone is welcome to come and help out. Shelter board members and staff will be there at the St. Francis Animal Shelter from 9-3 today.