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Mayor Shares County Attorney, Office Memories

The county attorney's office that sustained a fire this week is housed in a historic mansion on Brooks Street in Sheridan. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey jumped to offer immediate help to Sheridan County Attorney Matt Redle Wednesday morning after hearing about the fire at the attorney’s office, because of his official position and because they’ve known each other since they were children.

Cellphone Service Restored

As reported earlier, service to Verizon customers was interrupted Thursday morning when a railroad crew inadvertently cut a fiber optic line owned by Vision Net.

Chief Gives Update on Pharmacy Robbery

Sheridan Police Chief Rich Adriaens appears monthly on Public Pulse. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

We’re now learning that about 15,000 different types of narcotics pills were taken in last week’s burglary of the Hospital Pharmacy in downtown Sheridan. The update’s coming from Sheridan Police Chief Rich Adriaens.

Registration Open for 3 on 3

Chad Aksamit, left, and Erin Kilbride appeared this week on Public Pulse. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The annual 3 on 3 basketball tournament in Dayton, called the Battle Under the Big Horns, is coming up at the end of the month.

Police Chief: Investigation Begins

Firefighters were on scene for several hours this morning. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Our local police chief declared this morning's fire at the county attorney's office as an arson. Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Shelter Offers Reduced-Price Vaccinations

Animal shelter Director Debie Crawford passed on the information. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The director of the local animal shelter says rabies can be deadly, so a good precautionary measure is to have your dog vaccinated.

Longmire Season Three Begins

Johnson County’s well-known author Craig Johnson of Ucross sent us a note saying the third season of A&E’s “Longmire” series based on his books kicked-off last night.

Sheridan Wins Next Year’s Senior Olympics

Wyoming’s Senior Olympics event is coming back to Sheridan next year and the following. Arlie Johnson, who’s on the organization’s board of directors, passed on the news.

Driver Faces Possible Vehicular Homicide Charges

Even after retirement from SCSD#2 Larry Hurst was often seen helping out at District events, like helping out as a timer for track meets. (Photo Courtesy of Deer Run Graphics)

UPDATE: The Wyoming Highway Patrol has now released the name of the person driving the vehicle in Saturday's fatal crash.

Candidate List is Final

As the filing period for elected offices closed Friday, the scene was set for the upcoming primary election. For Sheridan County, six of the seven county officers will most likely secure their seat because they’re running unopposed.

College Hosts Students From Illinois

Sheridan College is making classrooms and residence halls available to students and faculty from Northern Illinois University for the next week.

Yellowstone Road Upgrades May Delay Travel

(Photo courtesy of Yellowstone National Park)

Visitors to Yellowstone National Park this summer are likely to encounter new road and bridge construction projects this summer.

Storm Creates Scary Situation

Nicole Costa shared her storm story while at work at Subway in Sheridan. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)
Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

This week's wind storm created a dangerous situation for one local mother. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

Police Investigate Pharmacy Break-in

Police had the area guarded and marked off with crime scene tape. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

A report is just now coming in from the Sheridan Police Department regarding the taped-off crime scene in downtown Sheridan.

Flooding Keeps Wolf Creek Road Closed

Flooding continues to keep one of the county's roads closed. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen has the update.

Summer U Starts Next Month

The 29th annual summer high school institute at the University of Wyoming in Laramie comes up next month.

Sandbags Available at Fairgrounds

(Photo by Ron Richter)

With a forecast of rain on the way and roads in Sheridan County already flooding, county officials are galvanizing to make a preemptive strike.

Festival Promoter Says Campground’s Set

Lady Antebellum -- Courtesy Photo

The promoter of the upcoming Big Horn Country USA music festival with headliner “Lady Antebellum” planned for Sheridan said tickets are still available for each night, separately, or for a 3-day package.

Hospital Considers Hospice Home

Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

Managers of a local hospital are looking to add a hospice facility. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Love Questions Gov About Distracted Driving Efforts

Kim Love interviewed Gov. Matt Mead on a recent Public Pulse show. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

In a recent live interview with Wyoming’s Governor Matt Mead on our Public Pulse news talk show, host Kim Love asked if distracted driving had become as big a problem as drunk driving.