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New Owner Says Mossholders Will Keep with Tradition

Aaron Ligocki never imagined when he went to work at Mossholder’s furniture company in Sheridan six years ago that he’d wind up owning the place. But that’s what’s happened. He took over ownership of the century old business last Friday.

Library Trustees Discuss Branding, Staff, Mileage

Library trustees talked about branding, staff changes and mileage reimbursement during this week’s meeting. Library Director Cameron Duff gave us the report.

Lieutenant Says Arsonist May Get Extended Sentence

Sheridan Police Lt. Travis Koltiska gave us the update on the Public Pulse show. (Leslie Stratmoen photo)

The man convicted of the arson of the Sheridan County Attorney’s Office in Sheridan who escaped from custody last month, never made it out of a secured area.

‘Dueling Piano’ Proceeds to Pay for Patton Pavilion

A type of theater in the round will set the stage for the Dueling Pianos show this weekend in Sheridan.

Senior Center Thrift Store Readies for Move

The Sheridan Senior Center's Green Boomerang thrift shop has become known as a unique boutique. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

The renovation of the new senior center thrift store building in downtown Sheridan is nearly complete.

Commission Oks Funding for Airport Wildlife Fence, Annexes More Private Properties Into County Fire Districts

UPDATE: The Sheridan County Commission approved both a federal and state grant to help fund replacement of a wildlife fence on the county airport grounds in Sheridan, during Tuesday morning’s meeting, and continue to annex private parcels of land into county fire districts.

Commission Continues County Fire District Annex Effort

As reported earlier, more private property parcels were annexed into Sheridan County Fire Districts Tuesday in Big Horn, Clearmont and Sheridan Area Rural.

County Approves Logging Contract for Story Fuel Break

A 16-acre fuel break for Story and fuels treatment project will move forward, now that the Sheridan County Commission has accepted a bid from JL and Sons Logging.

Commission Oks Funding for Airport Wildlife Fence, Annexes More Private Properties Into County Fire Districts

The Sheridan County Commission approved both a federal and state grant to help fund replacement of a wildlife fence on the county airport grounds in Sheridan, during this morning’s meeting, and continue to annex private parcels of land into county fire districts.

Barrasso Tells Rotary He’s Concerned About President’s Inaction

In talking with people from around the state, U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming said their concerns are real in terms of both national and economic security.

Guild Presents Romantic Comedy, ‘Outside Mullingar’

A romantic comedy revolving around two Irish farm families will be brought to the local stage this month and next by the Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild.

Grandparents Program Held Wednesday

A new program designed to help grandparents who are raising grandchildren is being offered on the third Wednesday of each month in Sheridan. Stella Montano, who is the program organizer, said she has two presenters set up for this week’s meeting.

Public Forum Planned to Discuss Medicaid Expansion

A Medicaid Expansion Community Forum has been planned for tonight in Sheridan. As part of the forum, effects of Medicaid expansion on Sheridan and other communities in the state will be discussed by local business people and medical professionals. The forum runs from 5:30-7 tonight and will be held at the library on West Alger Street.

Love Asks Barrasso Why Congress Can't Pass Bill to Allow Health Insurance Purchases Across State Lines

Republican U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming made a visit to Sheridan on Friday and one of his stops was at the Best Western in Sheridan for the Rotary Club meeting.

Game Official Says Lakes Are Freezing, But Don’t Drive on the Ice

Considering a recent report of a vehicle going through the ice covering Boysen Reservoir in Fremont County, Bud Stewart of the local Game and Fish office warns local ice fishermen and women that Lake DeSmet in Johnson County has just recently frozen over.

Sheridan Council to Discuss Water, Sewer Rates

UPDATE: The Sheridan City Council will be discussing water and sewer rates and utility assistance, during tonight’s meeting. Mayor John Heath gave us the preview.

New Ice Rink Offers Activities for Everyone

Activities are in full swing, now, at the ice-skating rink in Sheridan. What was an outdoor rink at the corner of Brundage and Sheridan Avenue is now enclosed in a new building.

Tickets Still Available for ‘Dueling Pianos’ Show

Tickets are going fast, but still available, for the Sheridan Rotary Club’s ‘Dueling Pianos’ fundraiser coming up on Friday.

UPDATE: Sheridan Couple Could Serve 15 Years for Felony Child Abuse

UPDATE: Sheridan County residents Donna Gifford and Michael Tibbets could spend 15 years in prison for felony child abuse. After a five day trial conducted last week, both were found guilty Friday on three counts.

National Weather Service Forecasts 2-5 Inches of Snow

A winter weather advisory for the Sheridan and surrounding areas is in effect until late this afternoon.