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Army National Guard Has Booth at Music Festival

National Guardsmen Sgt. 1st Class Ryan Araas and Staff Sgt. Allen Price at one of the vehicles on display at the concert. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Among vendors at this year's Big Horn Country USA music festival is the Wyoming National Guard.

A Look Back in Time: June 20, 1915

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on June 20, 1915.

Public Offered Chance to Meet Artists

Backstage lounge where people can "meet and greet" their favorite artists. (Photo by Pat Blair)

People who'd like to spend a little time with their favorite music performers have a chance to do just that at this year's Big Horn Country USA music festival. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair has the details.

Local Crew Secures the Stage

John Dolan, whose crew handles stage security at the music festival. (Photo by Pat Blair)

An event like the Big Horn Country USA music festival succeeds in part because of many people who work behind the scenes to ensure that everything runs as smoothly as possible. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair talked to one of those behind-the-scenes people this week.

Concert Park Has 'New Look' For Events

One of two new tiki bars at the concert park. New seating area for sponsors is vislble on left. (Photo by Pat Blair)

The Trails End Concert Park off North Main Street in Sheridan has a new look for this year's Big Horn Country USA music event.

Big Horses Travel Well

Budweiser Clydesdales stand quietly on Main Street. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Among visitors to this year's Big Horn Country USA are the internationally famed Budweiser Clydesdales. The big draft horses are performing nightly during the music festival at the Trails End Concert Park. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair filed a report about these special animals.

A Look Back in Time: June 19, 1915

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on June 19, 1915.

Bank Breaks Ground for New Facility

Shovels are ready at the groundbreaking for rhe new Cowboy State Bank building. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Construction of the new Cowboy State Bank building should start in a few days following an official groundbreaking Wednesday morning at the site in Whitney Plaza in Sheridan.

Budweiser Clydesdales Draw Crowds

People seek closer view of the famous Budweiser Clydesdales. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Some famous equines are in Sheridan this week. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair has the story.

School Facilities Use Up in Recreation District

After-hours recreational use of Sheridan County School District 2 facilities hit a record high this year, according to Recreation District Director Richard Wright.

A Look Back in Time: June 18, 1915

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on June 18, 1915.

School District 1 Superintendent Receives Raise

The superintendent of Sheridan County School District 1 will receive a raise of just over $2,000 in the fiscal year that starts on July 1.

State Pilot Program Comes to Sheridan

Tour 23 participants included, foreground, Sheridan Mayor John Heath and, in back, Ranchester Mayor Peter Clark. (Photo by Pat Blair)

More than 30 Sheridan County community and business leaders gathered at Sheridan College this week to participate in Tour 23, a pilot program of the Wyoming Business Alliance to share ideas and allow local residents to express their needs and concerns for the county's future.

Trail End Probably Wyoming's First Arboretum

Scott Hininger talks about one of the trees in Sheridan's arboretum. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan's Trail End Historic Site was probably the first arboretum in Wyoming.

A Look Back in Time: June 17, 1915

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on June 17, 1915.

UPDATE: Sheridan Under Hazardous Weather Outlook

The significant weather advisory issued earlier Tuesday by the National Weather Service in Billings was upgraded shortly before 9 to a hazardous weather outlook for an area that included the northeast Big Horn Mountains and Sheridan foothills.

Sheridan Man Sentenced on Weapons Conviction

A 41-year-old Sheridan man was sentenced to up to five years in prison, suspended in lieu of five years of supervised probation, in district court in Sheridan Tuesday on a charge of of felony possession of a deadly weapon with unlawful intent.

Hazardous Weather Outlook Reinstated

Sheridan County is again under a National Weather Service hazardous weather outlook as of shortly after 3:30 this morning.

Commissioners Won't Declare County Disaster

Sheridan County commissioners will not declare Sheridan County a disaster area because of high water and flooding from storms that moved through the area the first two weeks of the month.

School Trustees Accept Grant Donations

Sheridan County School District 2 trustees have accepted $140,000 in grants to benefit the district's Graduation Counts program at Sheridan High School.