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Council to Address Performing Arts Center Grant Application and Snow Removal

The Sheridan City Council will consider a resolution Monday on authorizing submission of a Wyoming Business Council Downtown Development Grant in the amount of $2 million for phase 2 of the WYO Performing Arts and Education Center. Sheridan Mayor John Heath.

Arizona Company Selected to Manage Powder Horn Golf Community

A company based out of Scottsdale, Arizona will take over management of the Powder Horn Golf Community in Sheridan. The information comes from a news release issued by Troon, which is the world’s largest golf management company, with more than 250 golf courses in its portfolio.

Senator Understands Both Sides of Game and Fish License Issue

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State Senator Dave Kinskey of Sheridan (Photo Ron Richter ©)

The license fees for hunting and fishing in Wyoming are currently set by the State Legislature.That could change however, as proposed legislation would give the power to the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission to set the fees.

Rehearsal Set for ‘We the People’

Students from two high schools in Sheridan County will compete against each other in a “dress rehearsal” competition next week. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Congresswoman Lummis Will Not Seek Reelection

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U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (Courtesy photo)

Thursday in the Wyoming Capitol rotunda, U.S. Representative for Wyoming Cynthia Lummis made the announcement during a news conference that she will not seek reelection to the House of Representatives in 2016.

Sheridan College Hosts Veterans Ceremony

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Major General Luke Reiner, Adjutant General for Wyoming (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Veterans Plaza on the campus of Sheridan College was the site of Veterans Day ceremony Wednesday afternoon. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter was there and has the details.

College Theater Department Presents ‘Boeing Boeing’

The Sheridan College Theater Department will present “Boeing Boeing” inside the Mars Theater, located in downtown Sheridan at the historic WYO Theater, November 19 through the 21.

Two Killed in Crash

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A single vehicle rollover crash in the early morning hours Wednesday west of Casper claimed the lives of 44-year-old Kevin Swofford of Dubois, and 23-year-old Lori Guttke of Riverton.

e2e Presentation Features Black Tooth Owner

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Black Tooth Brewing Company Co-Owner Tim Barnes (Photo Ron Richter ©)

As part of the Wyoming Technology Business Center’s e2e Wyoming entrepreneurial program, Black Tooth Co-Owner Tim Barnes gave a presentation Tuesday night at the Best Western Sheridan Center that focused on among other things, a successful business model that has allowed the Black Tooth Brewing Comp

A Return to Wonderland

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The Sheridan County Library System will be celebrating the 150-year anniversary of the classic children’s book “Alice in Wonderland” over the next few weeks with several activities that are free and open to the public. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Yellowstone Reports Record Breaking October

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October proved to be another record breaking month for Yellowstone National Park, breaking the 4 million mark in visits for 2015.

Common Sense and Winter Driving

While it’s taken a little longer than in years past, winter, snow, and icy roads will once again be the norm in and around Sheridan.

Bats and Rabies Awareness

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A little over a month ago, Wyoming recorded its first ever known fatality from rabies, when a 77-year-old Lander woman died from the viral disease after being bitten by an infected bat in August.

Sheridan College Commemorates Veterans Day

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The local community college in Sheridan will host a Veterans Day ceremony next week. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Fire Ban Lifted in Sheridan County

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Sheridan County Commissioners held a brief special meeting Thursday, where upon the recommendation of the Sheridan County Fire Warden and the fire chiefs of the Rural Fire Protection Districts, the commission voted to lift the fire ban that was imposed in late July.

Local Foundation Plans to Keep Ski Area Open Year Round

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We conclude our series about the mission of a local foundation that’s goal is to open a ski area in the Big Horns that has been dormant for over a decade. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Chamber Announces 2015 Stroll Button Design Winner

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11-year-old Ashley Reilly is this year's Stroll Button design winner. (Photo by Ron Richter)

This year’s Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Stroll button design winner was announced at a special ceremony at Sheridan’s City Hall Wednesday. 11-year-old Ashley Reilly received a framed print of her winning design along with $100 in Chamber Bucks, and a certificate.

Local Foundation Continues Push to Open Ski Area

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The executive director of a group set on a mission to resurrect a ski and recreation area in the Big Horn Mountains provided an update this week to the Sheridan City Council. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

SEEDA Considers Matching Funds Request for Arts Center

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SEEDA Administrator Robert Briggs (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board, or SEEDA, held a special meeting Tuesday to consider a matching funds request for a Wyoming Business Council grant for the second phase of the WYO Performing Arts Center in downtown Sheridan.

Arrest Made in Weekend Shooting Incident

49-year-old Big Horn resident Todd Faass has been arrested for shooting another individual in the neck Saturday night near Big Horn. (Photo courtesy of the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office)

Following a three day cooperative investigation by the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office, Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, Sheridan Police Department and the Wyoming Highway Patrol, 49-year-old Big Horn resident Todd Faass was arrested today in relation to the Saturday night shooting on Highway 335 near Big Horn.