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August Exhibits at Fulmer Library

The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 31st annual National Exhibition August 1 through the 31 on the mezzanine of the Sheridan Fulmer Library.

Number of Commissioners Discussed by Commission Candidates

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The three candidates running for the Republican nomination for the two seats available on the Sheridan County Commission recently appeared as guests on our news talk show Public Pulse. The candidates are Dennis Fox and incumbents Tom Ringley and Mike Nickel.

Wildland Fire Near Wyoming/Montana State Line

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Bureau of Indian Affairs Forestry and Wildland Fire Management of Crow Agency, Montana, responded to a fire just off of Interstate 90 near the Wyoming/Montana border shortly after 4 pm Monday.

Summer Night at the Mansion

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Officials with the Trail End State Historic Site in Sheridan invite the public to come out to the Kendrick Mansion Wednesday night from 6 to 8 for a evening of old time reverie.

‘Alice Formerly of Wonderland’ Director Talks Production

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The 2nd annual Wyoming Theater Festival in Sheridan, now in its second week, offers people a chance to see big city playwrights, directors and actors at work in a much more intimate setting than many of them are accustom to.

Hatchery Fire Update- 07/25/16

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The Hatchery Fire, burning 7 miles northeast of Ten Sleep is now at 40 percent containment as of 9 o’clock last night. Highway 16 in both directions and North Brokenback Road are now open. Fire crews continue to construct direct and indirect fire lines across the fire perimeter.

Eagles #186 Donates Funds to Senior Center Meals Program

The Sheridan Senior Center’s home delivered meals program received a donation in the amount of $750 from the Sheridan Eagles #186. President Joe Marshall said it’s always good to give to such an important program that serves so many within the community.

Playwright Discusses ‘Alice Formerly of Wonderland’

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Playwright Mark Saltzman’s new play, Alice Formerly of Wonderland, recently debuted at the Wyoming Theater Festival that is currently taking place in Sheridan. Saltzman shared an interesting fact about the character “Alice”.

Sheridan WYO Rodeo Breaks Attendance Record

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The Sheridan WYO Rodeo once again set an attendance record this year with 26,508 tickets sold, which was significantly more than the number of tickets sold last year. WYO Rodeo Board President Nick Siddle said this year’s rodeo was a tremendous success.

DSA Receives National Main Street Accreditation

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The Downtown Sheridan Association has been designated as an accredited Main Street America program for meeting performance standards that are set by the National Main Street Center.

Community Shows Support for Local Law Enforcement

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The recent shootings of law enforcement officers around the country has no doubt had a profound effect on those that wear the badge and have taken the oath to “protect and serve”.

Theater Festival Launches Tomorrow’s Plays Today

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The 2nd annual Wyoming Theater Festival in Sheridan is in full swing, as the event got underway Monday. Organizer DannyLee Hodnett says they are trying to achieve two goals with the two-week festival.

Brinton Museum Exhibition Featured in National Publication

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Clyde Aspevig of Rudyard, Montana is a famed landscape painter, whose exhibition entitled “Landscape and Beyond” is currently on display at the Brinton Museum in Big Horn. The exhibit, and the museum were recently featured in the June issue of Southwest Art magazine.

Sheridan County Adopts Balanced Budget

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Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday adopted a general fund budget of $14.7 million, which is down 3.6 percent from the previous fiscal year.

Stay Cool, Stay Hydrated, and Stay Informed

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With temperatures expected to range from the upper 90’s to the lower 100’s over the next several days, Sheridan County Public Health Nurse Manager Debra Haar said that people need to remember to stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay informed when the mercury rises.

County Narrowly Approves Rezone Request

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A request to rezone a 10-acre piece of property that fronts County Road #113 and sits adjacent to Prairie Spring Lane was narrowly approved by the Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday. The applicant requested to rezone the area from Agricultural to Rural Residential.

G&F Officials Continue to Advocate Bear Awareness

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This spring and early summer there was plenty of bear activity in Sheridan County, as there were numerous sightings of black bears in the area.

Downtown Parking Ordinance Enforcement

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Historic Downtown Sheridan is typically the first stop shop for many locals who live in the area. Couple that with the influx of tourists who take to downtown, and the issue of parking, or lack thereof, comes to the forefront.

Council to Receive Financial Update

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The City of Sheridan intends to keep a close watch on the financial picture for the future as the first of what will be monthly financial updates will be provided to the Sheridan City Council at their meeting tonight.

Sheridan WYO Rodeo ‘A Community Event’

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The Sheridan WYO Rodeo is one of if not the biggest events that take place in Sheridan annually. Thousands of people converge on the area for what is simply known as “Rodeo Week”.