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Police Say Arson Investigation Cooperative Effort

Local police discussed the details of the investigation of the arson case involving the county attorney’s office, recently, with Sheridan Media’s News Director Leslie Stratmoen. Here’s the report.

Historic Mansion Opens for Season

Portraits of the Kendrick family sit atop the upright piano. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Sheridan’s historic cattle baron mansion reopens for the season. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Chamber Ensemble Performs Tonight

The Sheridan Arts Council is presenting a concert today by Land’s End, a group that’s billed as Canada’s premier classical chamber ensemble.

You May Owe Money to the IRS, April Fools

Since pranks may be in the wind today and people may be less guarded because of April Fool’s Day, a representative of the Better Business Bureau says watch out for scams, in particular, those made via phone calls.

Game, Fish Officials Remind Anglers of New Regulations

Both fishermen and women in increased numbers are taking advantage of fishing opportunities, now that most of the ice has melted from the waters around Sheridan County.

Council Endorses Unread Gas Developer Bonds Deal

An oversight panel for the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has dismissed bond forfeiture proceedings against a coal-bed methane developer despite concern among some members they hadn't read the settlement behind their vote.

Veterans Support Organization Receives Federal Grant

The Volunteers of America Northern Rockies non-profit organization that’s headquartered in Sheridan has been awarded a three-year grant to expand Supportive Services for Veteran Families across Montana.

Ceramic Artist Offers Workshop

One of Dickey's Creations -- Photo Provided

Internationally-known ceramic artist Kim Dickey of Colorado will be in the local area next week to talk about her work and show others her techniques.

Gym, STEM Facilities Open, Performing Arts Center Next

An historic gymnasium on the campus of the state’s university has reopened, following renovation, along with a new science and math facility, while construction continues on the performing arts center. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen has the update.

State Offers Help to Quit Smoking

State health officials plan to offer free help to quit smoking over the next four to five months as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC rolls out a new anti-smoking ad campaign.

People Can Walk, Jump for a Cause

Ace Young of RENEW appeared on The Morning Show. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Ace Young of RENEW, which is the Rehabilitation Enterprises of North Eastern Wyoming organization, stopped by the Sheridan Media station this morning to remind listeners about the Walk for Disability Awareness event planned for Saturday in Sheridan.

President’s Words Resonate with Sheridan Student

Elizabeth Winnop, fifth from left, shared a photo of her trip to Washington D.C. as a Senate delegate.

A trip to the White House left an indelible mark on the mind of a student from Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Wildlife Officials Host Bear Awareness Seminars

Now that spring has arrived, which means bears are emerging from their dens, wildlife officials have set educational workshops across the state to help people, as they pitch it, be “bear aware.”

UW Fared Well During Recent Legislative Session

Wyoming’s state university fared well during the recent legislative supplemental budget session. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Wildlife Officials Stock Mavrakis Pond with Trout

Rainbow trout went in this time around. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Wildlife officials stocked one of Sheridan’s favorite fishing holes this week. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen was on scene to bring us the story.

County Title Numbers Up Since First of Year

Sheridan County Clerk Eda Schunk Thompson said county employees in her department are working overtime right now because of an increase in titles requested by county residents.

Mercury Found in School Gym May Not be Dangerous

In regard to the possibly dangerous mercury that was announced earlier this week in the gym floor of an elementary school in Buffalo, a representative from OSHA now says it may not post a hazard.

Study Finds Johnson County One of Healthiest in State

Mural in downtown Buffalo in Johnson County -- Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

A study ranks Johnson County as one of the top five healthiest in the state, and names Teton the healthiest in Wyoming and Fremont County the least healthiest. Sheridan County came in as the 13th healthiest.

Postponed Jackalope Jump Reset for Saturday

Photo of last year's jump. (Courtesy Photo)

A polar plunge into freezing water that was postponed in January due to weakened lake ice conditions will be held Saturday in Sheridan.

Historic Sheriff’s Office Receives Facelift

The original Sheridan County Sheriff's Office is now used as the juvenile probation office and for drug court. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

One of Sheridan County’s historic buildings that sits on courthouse hill in downtown Sheridan is scheduled for a facelift.