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City Receives Loan For Final Phase of Project

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Thursday, the State Land and Investments Board, or SLIB, which is made up of the top five elected officials in the state of Wyoming, approved a Drinking Water State Revolving Fund loan for phase three of the Wyoming Park neighborhood project in Sheridan.

Sheridan Firefighters Respond to Structure Fire on Laclede Street

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Sheridan Fire-Rescue responded to a call of a structure fire at 1022 Laclede Street in Sheridan just before 8 o'clock Thursday morning. Captain Gary Harnish explains what happened after crews arrived on scene.

Maverick Road Closes Temporarily

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Sheridan County Road #1213, known as Maverick Road, will be closed this upcoming Monday and Tuesday due to a Sheridan Area Water Supply System waterline relocation project.

Citizens Have Trust in State Government

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead (Photo by Ron Richter)

During his monthly news conference Wednesday, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead commented on a recently released poll that shows that residents of Wyoming have significant trust in state government.

Senate File 104 Fallout Continues

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Wyoming State Senator Bruce Burns (Photo courtesy of the Wyoming Legislative Service Office)

Legislation enacted over a year ago continues to make the news. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Bridge Project Prompts Changes at Local Library

Fulmer Library Executive Director Cameron Duff (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The Lewis Street Bridge reconstruction project in Sheridan is well underway. The project consists of replacing the existing bridge and redoing several of the surrounding streets to enhance safety and traffic flow in the area.

Sentence Reduction Hearing Held for Convicted Murderer

A sentence reduction hearing was held in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan Thursday morning for a Sheridan man convicted of First Degree Murder; Conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Burglary; and Aggravated Burglary. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

City Still Taking Applications for Vacant Council Seat

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The City of Sheridan will continue to take applications for the empty ward 3 council seat up until the end of the business day Monday, April 7. City Clerk/Acting Treasurer Scott Badley says that a decision on the appointee should be made that evening.

Escape to the Tropics

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A local non-profit has a fundraiser coming up that may help beat the winter doldrums. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Local Jaycees Plan Open House

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A local non-profit service organization has scheduled an open house for mid April. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Wild and Scenic Film Fest Comes to Sheridan

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The Powder River Basin Resource Council will once again be hosting the Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Sheridan this month.

CASA Light of Hope Breakfast Celebrates Child Advocacy

A scene from last year's CASA Light of Hope Breakfast. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns will be holding the 6th annual CASA Light of Hope breakfast Friday, April 25 at the Best Western Sheridan Center at 7:30 AM.

Police Investigate Incident at Local Bar

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Officers with the Sheridan Police Department were dispatched to Rails Brews and Cues in Sheridan early Saturday morning in response to a report of malicious destruction.

Week in Review

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It's time once again to take a look back at some of the top news stories from this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review. State Senator Bruce Burns announced that he'll run for a fourth term as he'll seek re-election this November.

UW Dedicates Literacy Center

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The University of Wyoming recently dedicated its new Literacy Research Center and Clinic in the College of Education. The facility will support literacy initiatives across the state.

A Look Back in Time: March 29, 1914

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on March 29, 1914.

Local Agencies Work Together on Special Needs Home

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(from left-to-right) Joleen Herbert, Hilary Herbert and John Herbert (Courtesy photo)

The Rotary Club of Sheridan and Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns partnered to build a specially constructed home for a Sheridan girl and her family after an accident left the teenager quadriplegic.

College Outdoors Club to Host Gear Swap

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The Sheridan College Outdoor Adventure Club is once again gearing up to host a community gear swap a week from this Saturday. According to a media release from Sheridan College, the sale is open to the public, with no admission charged.

Senator Announces Re-Election Bid

State Senator Bruce Burns at a legislative forum in Sheridan earlier this year. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Wyoming State Senator for District 21, Bruce Burns, has announced that he will seek re-election in November. Burns says that his decision to run for his fourth term boiled down to his experience and desire to serve the people of Sheridan County and the state.

Locals Walk for Disability Awareness

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A group of walkers get ready for the start of the Disability Awareness Walk last year. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The 10th annual Wyoming Walk for Disability Awareness will take place this weekend at various locations throughout the state. The walk in Sheridan is Saturday morning at the Sheridan Junior High School track.