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Tear Down the Wall

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There are a number of events scheduled by officials with the University of Wyoming that will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. A 32-foot-long mock Berlin Wall will be built on Prexy’s Pasture September 12th and torn down September 18th.

Mayor Heath Acclimating to New Position

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Sheridan Mayor John Heath (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan Mayor John Heath was appointed to the position by the City Council two months ago. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has an update on how the mayor is fitting into his new role.

Indian Relay Championships Coming to Sheridan

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There will be plenty of Indian Relay racing in Sheridan next weekend. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

A Sweet Partnership

Sheridan College Director of College Services Zane Garstad (Photo courtesy of Sheridan College)

Officials with Sheridan College have announced that they've partnered with Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services, Master Chocolatier Chef Oscar Ortega, and Mars Chocolate North America to provide unique dessert items to Sheridan College Food Services and the Culinary Arts program.

'Sludge Trudge' at the Fairgrounds

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds will be the site Saturday of the first ever “Sludge Trudge” in Sheridan. The trudge will consist of a 5k muddy obstacle run for adults and a one-mile course for children 10 and under.

City Parking Code Being Updated

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The City of Sheridan is in the process of updating city code pertaining to parking. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

City to Apply for Mineral Royalty Grants

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City of Sheridan Engineer Lane Thompson

The Sheridan City Council gave their approval this week to have staff apply for two mineral royalty grants through the State Loan and Investment Board.

Resolution Approved Supporting Sales Tax Renewal

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Sheridan City Councilman Jesus Rios (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council Tuesday night approved a resolution outlining the funding for the optional one-cent sales tax if it is renewed this year during the General Election in November.

Council Approves Land Purchase

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The Sheridan City Council approved a land purchase at their meeting Tuesday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Resolution Regarding One-Cent Tax on Council's Agenda

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The Sheridan City Council will meet for their first regularly scheduled meeting of the month tonight. Sheridan Mayor John Heath says that the council will consider a resolution pertaining to the renewal of the optional one-cent sales tax.

Resolution Regarding One-Cent Tax on Council's Agenda

The Sheridan City Council will meet for their first regularly scheduled meeting of the month Tuesday.

Week in Review

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

Labor Day Weekend in Yellowstone

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All campgrounds, lodging, stores, shops, service stations, restaurants, and other services and activities in and around Yellowstone National Park will be open for much of Labor Day weekend. Park Spokesman Al Nash.

Wyoming Wilderness History Topic of UW Presentation

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The University of Wyoming will be hosting a panel discussion on September 10th commemorating the 50th anniversary of the federal Wilderness Act and the 30th anniversary of the Wyoming Wilderness Act.

Chamber Brewfest Continues to Grow

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The 3rd annual Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Suds n' Spurs Brewfest continues to grow each year since its inception.

Conservation Stamp Needed to Hunt and Fish in Wyoming

For over three decades, a conservation stamp in addition to a license, is needed to hunt or fish in Wyoming.

UW Receives More Than $50 Million in Private Gifts

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According to information released Thursday by the University of Wyoming, the university, during the fiscal year that ended June 30th, received more than $50 million dollars in private gifts for the second consecutive year.

Horseshoeing Championships Begin Saturday at Equestrian Center

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(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

For nearly three decades, Don King Days has been what's considered the grand finale of summer, as people gather at the Big Horn Equestrian Center to see some of the best polo, steer roping and bronc riding the West has to offer.

Yellowstone National Park Employee Found Dead

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National Park Service rangers located the body of a 21-year-old Twin Bridges, Montana woman Tuesday night in the Old Faithful Lodge area of Yellowstone National Park. Park Spokesman Al Nash said that Kassandra “Kassie” Wieferich, was a Yellowstone employee.

Local Museum Receives Award to Repair Exhibit

(Photo courtesy of the Sheridan County Museum)

A local museum received an award that will repair a popular exhibit. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.