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Time Off to Vote On Election Day

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The Wyoming Secretary of State's Office issued a reminder Thursday, that Wyoming law requires that employees be given one hour off to vote on Election Day.

Traffic Fatality Blamed on Worn Tires

A crash on Interstate 90 Tuesday that claimed the life of 37-year-old Thomas Iden of Waterford, Michigan was the result of poor tire conditions on Iden's 1990 Jeep Wrangler.

Yellowstone Releases Bison Population Estimate

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A mama bison and her young in Yellowstone National Park. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Yellowstone National Park officials have just released information on the number of bison within the park. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Mountain Campus to Host Lecture on Hemingway

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In 1928, world famous writer Ernest Hemingway wrote a version of his book, “A Farewell to Arms,” at the Spear-O-Wigwam Ranch in the Bighorn Mountains.

Absaroka State Takeover

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Whitney Plaza in Sheridan will be the site for a unique car show this weekend. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

'Wireless' at the Carriage House

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The old-time feel of a live radio studio will be the backdrop for this weekend's Trail End Guild's production of “Wireless: Live Readers' Theater From the Golden Age of Radio.”

Chamber Brewfest Approaching

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The 3rd annual Suds n' Spurs Brewfest sponsored by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is set to take place Saturday, September 6, from 3 to 8 at Whitney Plaza in Sheridan.

Mayor Heath Discusses Chief of Staff Position

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Sheridan Mayor John Heath (Photo by Ron Richter)

During his monthly visit as a guest on our news talk show Public Pulse, Sheridan Mayor John Heath went into detail on the decision to create, and subsequently appoint Police Chief Richard Adriaens as Interim Chief of Staff for the city.

New Officer Sworn In at City Hall

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Sheridan Mayor John Heath, left, swears in new Sheridan Police Officer Annalisa Jones. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A new member of the Sheridan Police Department was sworn in Monday at Sheridan City Hall. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Community Survey Outlines Planning Goals for Sheridan

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CIty of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs

Results are in for the first community survey that was conducted as part of the Sheridan Land Use Plan project. The survey was conducted by MMI Planning in partnership with Orion Planning Group and the City of Sheridan.

Week in Review

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It's time once again to take a look back at some of the top stories from this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

Superintendent Candidates Discuss Legislature's Role

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Candidates for superintendent of public instruction, from left to right, Mike Ceballos, Bill Winney, Jillian Balow, and Sheryl Lain. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Candidates for the Superintendent of Public Instruction were on hand at this week's candidate forum at Sheridan College that was sponsored by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Secretary of State Candidates On Term Limits

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From left to right, Secretary of State candidates Ed Buchanan, Ed Murray, and Clark Stith. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Three out of the four candidates running for the Wyoming Secretary of State position attended this week's candidate forum held at Sheridan College. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

'A Family Oriented Rodeo'

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The Sheridan County Fairgrounds will be a hive of activity this weekend with local rodeo contestants, as the Sheridan County Rodeo gets underway this evening at 7.

Students Learning to Help People With Communication Difficulties

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Students at the University of Wyoming have been learning a variety of different technologies to help people with communication difficulties.

House Candidates Talk Fiscal Responsibility

State Representative for House District #30 Kathy Coleman, left, takes notes while her challenger Mark Jennings answers a question at a recent candidate forum. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Two candidates are vying for the House District #30 seat, which encompasses Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

DSA Names New Director

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Beth Holsinger has been named new Executive Director of the Downtown Sheridan Association. (Photo courtesy of the DSA)

Two weeks ago Sheridan Media reported that Downtown Sheridan Association Executive Director Stacie Coe had resigned from the position, and the Board of Trustees for the DSA were in the process of finding a new director.

Voters Turn Out for Forum

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The first night of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce candidate forums drew a crowd Tuesday night, as the Whitney Presentation Hall at Sheridan College was near capacity with people interested to hear the candidates for state and federal positions.

Garriffa Pleads Guilty to Heroin Delivery Charge

A change of plea hearing for a Sheridan man was held Tuesday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Mraz Pleads Not Guilty to Forgery

Twenty-five-year-old Miranda Mraz of Sheridan was arraigned in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan Tuesday. Mraz is charged with seven counts of felony forgery, and one count of theft for altering customer's credit card receipts at the Firewater Bar and Grill on North Main in Sheridan.