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Roane Creek Fire

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A news release from the Bighorn National Forest states that a small lightning-caused fire is burning near Roane Creek in the Bighorn National Forest. The half-acre fire is burning in timber and grass about two and a half miles south of U.S. Highway 14A in the Pete’s Hole area.

Wyoming Lottery Campaign Kicks Off

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The Wyoming Lottery Corporation today kicked off a comprehensive, statewide, multimedia marketing campaign as part of the countdown toward the initial sale of lottery tickets in Wyoming on August 24.

Hospital Schedules Blood Drive

Memorial Hospital is in critical need of O-minus and O-postive blood types.

College District Receives Grant

The Northern Wyoming Community College District has received a grant from the Wyoming Department of Education to fund improvements to the district's distance education program.

Rogue Bear Spotted Near Story

A black bear has been spotted roaming the area around the town of Story searching for food. The warning comes from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. In a news release issued Thursday, game officials say residents in that area need to be on alert.

Story Residents Should Be Aware of Rogue Bear

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department issued a news release Thursday that residents of Story need to be aware of a black bear that has been roaming the area for food recently.

Cloud Peak Regulations Are For Protection

The Cloud Peak Wilderness in the Bighorn National Forest is a popular recreation destination for thousands of people every year. The area’s popularity is the main reason the Forest Service has applied special regulations to protect the natural resources in this alpine environment.

Kinskey Sworn in as Senator

Kinskey Sworn In -- Courtesy Photo

Former Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey of Sheridan was sworn in as a member of the 62nd Wyoming Legislature today in the Senate Chambers of the Wyoming Capitol in Cheyenne.

Sheridan Wyo Rodeo Parade Results Are In

The full list of results are in for the 2014 Sheridan Wyo Rodeo Parade. According to officials at the Sheridan Rotary Club the winners are as follows:

Absentee Voting for Primary Election Begins

Wyoming's Secretary of State Max Maxfield issued a release Thursday reminding voters that the 40-day period for absentee voting for Wyoming’s Primary Election had begun and ends Monday, August 18, which is the day before the Primary.

Absentee Voting Begins Today

Wyoming's Secretary of State Max Maxfield is reminding voters through a news release that the 40-day period for absentee voting for Wyoming’s Primary Election begins today and ends Monday, August 18, which is the day before the Primary.

Whitney Makes Substantial Committment to College

Sheridan College art instructor Tawni Shuler (left) works with SC Dental Hygiene student, Quintin Pegar, during a Drawing I class last semester. (Photo courtesy of Sheridan College)

Whitney Benefits trustees and Sheridan College trustees announced today an unprecedented plan, including the largest gift in the history of the college, a $25.3 million commitment to Sheridan College from Whitney Benefits, to continue to build capacity for additional students, bolstering the Sherida

Council Sets Special Meeting to Pick Mayor

A special meeting has been set to pick a replacement for Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

G&F: Be Aware Of Boating and Watercraft Safety

Now that summer is in full swing many in Wyoming will hook up to the boat and head for the lake. Boating, when done safely, can be an enjoyable family experience. However, boat owners need to take boating safety seriously or that enjoyable day can quickly turn to tragedy.

Sheridan Man Charged in Pharmacy Burglary

A 34-year-old Sheridan man has been charged in connection with the burglary last year of Hospital Phamacy West.

UW Researcher Engineers Light-Controlled Proteins

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Mark Gomelsky -- Courtesy Photo

A professor from the University of Wyoming in Laramie has engineered proteins that can be activated by near-infrared light.

Molecular Biology Professor Mark Gomelsky (gum-el-ski) says the technique offers a way to control biological activities in deep tissues of small mammals.

Sheridan Community Blood Drive

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United Blood Services and Sheridan Fire-Rescue have teamed up to host a blood drive this afternoon in Sheridan. According to a media release from UBS, there is a critical need for type-O-negative and type-O-positive. Walk-ins are welcome, however, appointments are strongly encouraged.

Health Fair Wellness Screenings Held Year-Round

(Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Sheridan Memorial Hospital has announced that as of today, health fair wellness screenings will be available year-round.

WYDOT Advises No Motorcycle Traffic on US 14/16 From Gillette to Ucross

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation announced Friday the advisement for all motorcycle traffic to not use US 14/16 from Gillette to Ucross. Motorcyclists are strongly encouraged to use alternative routes.

Wyoming Safety and Workforce Summit

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Governor Matt Mead joined the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) and its partners in recognizing 15 outstanding Wyoming workplaces or individuals at the 2014 Wyoming Safety and Workforce Summit earlier this week.