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Deer Management Program Underway

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One phase of the city’s deer management program began earlier this week.

UW to Celebrate German Unification With Fall Events

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The University of Wyoming is scheduling several events this fall to commemorate 25 years of German unification. Political Science Professor Stephanie Anderson says a wire arch representing an opening of the Iron Curtain will be set up on Prexy’s Pasture September 8 through the 12.

Firefighters Contain Small Fire in Bighorn National Forest

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Bighorn National Forest and Sheridan County firefighters responded to a wildfire burning about two-miles northeast of the Big Goose Ranger Station Wednesday. According to a Forest Service news release, the Rapid Creek Fire burned about a half-acre of lodgepole pine.

City Administrator Work Session Canceled

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Prior to their last regularly scheduled meeting, the Sheridan City Council held a work session regarding the position of city administrator.

Wasp Traps and Their Effect on New Invasive Species

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Earlier we reported on an invasive species that has made its way to Sheridan recently. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter takes a look at what can be done to control the new wasps in our area.

Invasive Wasp Species Found in Sheridan

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This is not a European Paper Wasp, this is a native Paper Wasp. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service has confirmed that an invasive species of wasps have been found in Sheridan this summer. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

‘Out of Darkness’ Walk A Week From Saturday

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The 5th annual “Out of Darkness” walk hosted by the Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition, will take place Saturday, September 12 at Whitney Commons in Sheridan. The walk will begin at 10, with registration taking place at 9.

Citizens Team With UW to Chart Wyoming’s Flora and Fauna

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Citizen scientists have been helping to build a database about Wyoming’s biodiversity by contributing information through a University of Wyoming website.

Former Councilman Supports City Administrator Position

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Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter recently sat down with a former Sheridan City Councilman to get his perspective on the position of city administrator. Here’s the report.

Big Horn Celebrates with Heritage Days

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Big Horn Heritage Days, the annual celebration of the community of Big Horn, just south of Sheridan, will once again take place this weekend. Organizer Doug Meier says that the celebration began in 2012 as a means to celebrate the history of Big Horn.

Yellowstone Opens Snowmobile Access Lottery Program

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The application period has begun for those interested in obtaining a permit for a non-commercially guided snowmobile trip into Yellowstone National Park during the upcoming winter season. A permit is required for all non-commercially guided snowmobile groups to enter the park.

WYO Theater Spotlight

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The WYO Theater will celebrate the beginning of its 26th season by hosting a 2015-2016 Season Spotlight event Wednesday from 5 to 7.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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The 2015 “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” in Sheridan will take place Wednesday at 6 at Whitney Commons Park. Sheridan Senior Center Director of Family Caregiver Services Stella Montano says that the walk will be one-mile and registration will take place at 5.

College Dental Hygiene Program Hosts ‘Miles for Smiles’

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The Sheridan College Dental Hygiene Program will hold “Miles for Smiles”, a 5K run/walk, on Saturday, September 19 at 9 in the morning.

Gillette City Administrator Discusses Benefits of the Position

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The City of Sheridan is in the process of crafting a charter ordinance that would create the position of city administrator. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

UW Education Programs Receive Highest Possible Ratings

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In preparation of the 2016 accreditation process, the University of Wyoming College of Education academic programs received the highest possible rating during a set of comprehensive reviews.

Unattended Burn Barrel Cause of Fire on Woodland Park Road

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Crews from Sheridan Fire-Rescue, Goose Valley Fire Department and Rocky Mountain Ambulance responded to a fire call shortly after 4 Thursday afternoon at 56 Woodland Park Road south of Sheridan.

Kebin Haller Named Colonel of Wyoming Highway Patrol

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Wyoming Department of Transportation Director John Cox has named Kebin Haller as the new Colonel of the Wyoming Highway Patrol. Haller had been the deputy director of the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

City Administrator Ordinance on Council’s Radar

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In less than a month’s time, the Sheridan City Council may begin to consider a charter ordinance that would create the position of city administrator. Prior to their first regular meeting in September, the council will hold a work session at 6 regarding the city administrator position.

Library Service Disruption Notice

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Libraries throughout Wyoming will experience a disruption in services today. The issue is due to a scheduled relocation of computer equipment by the State of Wyoming in Cheyenne.