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G&F Official Discusses Hunting Season Changes

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Archery antelope season opened in most areas on August 15. Many other archery seasons will open on September 1, or September 15, depending on the hunt area and license type.

Governor Mead Asks Agency Heads to Look for Additional Budget Savings

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead sent a letter to state agency directors this week encouraging them to look for additional efficiencies in their budgets.

Superintendent Named for Wyoming Life Resource Center

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The Wyoming Department of Health has hired a new superintendent to lead the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander.

‘Eat Your Water’ Topic of Senior Center Presentation

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The Sheridan Senior Center’s next “When I’m 64 or More” presentation will focus on hydration and how you can get water from a variety of foods.

Soldier Creek HMA Temporary Closure

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has temporarily closed the Soldier Creek Hunter Management Area west of Sheridan.

State Canvassing Board Certifies Election Results

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Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Murray and the State Canvassing Board certified the Primary Election Results in Cheyenne Wednesday, making official, eight days after the primary, the previously unofficial results.

Celebrating 1,000 Flights

Last year, the Critical Air Service Team, known as CAST, played a pivotal role in bringing a quality air service provider back to the Sheridan County Airport, as air service returned to Sheridan and Johnson counties with Denver Air Connection’s inaugural flight on November 19th.

Cutting the Budget in Education

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The State of Wyoming has had to make numerous budget cuts recently to make up for declining revenues from the extraction industry. One of those areas that have experienced a slimmer budget as of late is the Wyoming Department of Education.

G&F to Host Public Meeting on Fur Bearing Animal Hunting and Trapping Seasons

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Sheridan Region office will host a public meeting today to discuss changes to furbearing animal hunting and trapping seasons.

Superintendent Balow Discusses Legislative Turnover

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Despite what occurs in the General Election in November, it is certain there will be a number of new faces in Cheyenne when the State Legislature convenes for the General Session in January.

PRB Resource Council to Hold Annual Harvest Celebration and Pig Roast Saturday

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The Powder River Basin Resource Council will hold their annual celebration and pig roast Saturday from 3 to 8 pm at the Barn in Big Horn.

Watchable Wildlife Tour and Wine Event Set for Saturday

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The Wyoming Wildlife Federation, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the Bighorn Audubon Society have teamed up to offer the public a day in the field watching and learning about wildlife.

Groundbreaking for North Main Interchange Project is Next Week

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation will host a groundbreaking ceremony Monday at 2 pm for the multi-year $46.4 million North Sheridan Interchange Project.

Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt Set for Early October at the Ranch at Ucross

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The Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt was founded in 2013 by the Wyoming Women’s Foundation as an opportunity to mentor and develop camaraderie between women.

Child Missing in the Bighorn’s Has Been Found

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According to the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office, a 12-year-old boy who went missing while hiking with his Boy Scout Troop in the Black Mountain area of the Bighorn Mountains Saturday at approximately 2:47 pm, has been found. The boy has been identified as Benjamin Kellett of Powell.

Commissioners Weigh In on County Treasurer’s Request

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Earlier this month, as Sheridan Media previously reported, Sheridan County Treasurer Pete Carroll in a meeting with County Commissioners, expressed that his office needs more help, in particular, one part-time and one full-time position.

Classic Horror Film Series Coming to the WYO Theater

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The WYO Theater and the Trident Theater Company in Sheridan have collaborated for the first ever Classic Horror Film Series that will be held Saturday nights at 8 at the WYO Theater September 10 through October 1.

Campout in Kendrick Park Cancelled

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The campout sponsored by Science Kids and the Sheridan Community Land Trust that was scheduled for tonight in Kendrick Park has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Katie Belton with the Land Trust said the Unplug event will not be rescheduled.

Bighorn National Forest Lifts Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

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Stage 1 fire restrictions in the Bighorn National Forest have been lifted according to Forest Supervisor Bill Bass. Stage 1 restrictions were implemented on July 29 in response to unusually hot and dry conditions in the forest when fire danger was rated very high. Recent precipitation and cooler temperatures have reduced the fire danger to moderate.

U.S. House Democratic Candidate Willing to Work Both Sides of the Aisle

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Ryan Greene of Rock Springs won the Democratic Primary Tuesday for Wyoming’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, garnering approximately 60 percent of the vote over his only challenger Charlie Hardy.