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Commissioners Approve Contracts for Grant Disbursal

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The Sheridan County Commissioners approved two contracts with state agencies at their meeting Tuesday that will allow for the disbursement of grants to local entities. The first contract was with the Wyoming Department of Family Services for a TANF grant.

WWA to Host Stewardship Outing at Sibley Lake

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The Wyoming Wilderness Association and the U.S. Forest Service are inviting the public to a stewardship outing at Sibley Lake Saturday. Heidi Davidson with the WWA said the outing will take place from 9 am to 2 pm.

County Commission Candidates

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There are two seats available for the Sheridan County Commission and three candidates who are vying for those two seats. Incumbents Mike Nickel and Tom Ringley, who are both Republican, and Democratic Candidate Vicki Taylor recently appeared as guests on our news talk show Public Pulse.

Brucellosis Sampling Underway in the Bighorn Mountains

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Brucellosis sampling is underway in the Bighorn Mountains as some archery elk hunters have already collected and submitted blood samples.

City Council to Receive Update on Lion Dogs and Welcome New Junior Council

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A swearing in ceremony will take place at tonight’s Sheridan City Council meeting, as the Council will welcome several new Junior Council members. Sheridan Mayor John Heath.

Sheridan Business Now Offers Home Visitation Service

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Resource Staffing, Inc. of Sheridan has expanded their business to now offer a non-medical home visitation service. Resource Staffing President Kathy Coleman explains.

Community Input Wanted for City Administrator Candidates

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The City of Sheridan is inviting the public to a reception Tuesday from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the atrium of the Whitney building at Sheridan College to meet the two candidates for the position of city administrator.

Sheridan Will Be Represented at Miss Wyoming USA

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The Miss Wyoming USA Pageant will take place this weekend at the Casper Events Center. 20-year-old Becky Bridger of Sheridan will be competing in the pageant for the right to represent Wyoming in the Miss USA Pageant in the summer of 2017.

Sheridan Local Food Expo Set For Early October

The Sheridan Local Food Expo will take place October 5 through the 8 and will provide a number of activities that provide the attendees with the hands-on education and experience necessary to support local food production, personal health and economic development.

Sheridan Wins ‘Recycler of the Year’ Award

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The City of Sheridan was recently named “Recycler of the Year” by the Wyoming Solid Waste and Recycling Association after the first full year of its citywide curbside recycling program.

G&F Conducting Special Survey

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is conducting a special survey to update lifetime and pioneer license holder information.

African Children’s Choir to Perform in Buffalo Friday

The world renowned African Children’s Choir will be performing Friday night at 7 at the Summit Church on Buffalo’s Main Street.

Last 3rd Thursday Street Festival is this Week

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This week between 5 and 9 pm, downtown Sheridan will be the site of the last 3rd Thursday street festival of the year.

Coffee with a Cop at Andi’s

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In April, the Sheridan Police Department started their “Coffee with a Cop” program, which is a national initiative aimed at connecting police officers with those within the community.

House District 51 Candidate Talks Education Budget

Democratic Candidate for House District 51 Hollis Hackman of Sheridan recently appeared on our news talk show Public Pulse.

Sheridan Mayoral Candidates Discuss City Administrator Position

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Sheridan Mayoral Candidates Roger Miller and Alex Lee have been at odds over an ordinance that was approved last October by the Sheridan City Council that establishes the position of city administrator.

Repurposed ReStore Facility

Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns ReStore facility sells reusable and surplus building materials to the public and uses the generated funds for the construction of Habitat homes.

Horror Movie Series Gets Underway at 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 every Saturday night at 8 at the WYO Theater tonight through October 1. Tonight’s film is Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 classic Psycho.

Secretary of State Murray Encourages Youth to Vote

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The Wyoming Secretary of State’s Office this week certified 136 state level and 10 national level candidates for the 2016 General Election in November.

Arch Coal Continues Teacher Recognition Program in Wyoming

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Arch Coal kicked off its Teacher Achievement Awards program across Wyoming Friday. Now in its 17th year, it is the longest-running privately sponsored teacher recognition program in the state.