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Special Meeting Set for Setting County Mill Levies

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan County Commissioners will hold a special meeting Monday morning at 9 o'clock to consider setting the mill levies for the fiscal year that began on July 1.

Renovation is Underway

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The old Montgomery Ward building is being renovated. (Photo by Ron Richter)
(Photo courtesy of Kristi Von Krosigk)
(Photo courtesy of Kristi Von Krosigk)

A group of investors have purchased a building in downtown Sheridan with the intent of giving the structure a complete overhaul. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

'13' the Musical Makes Its Debut

Riley Griffith as "Kendra" (Photo by Ron Richter)

In its inaugural show, Funny Face Productions will present the musical comedy “13” tonight through Saturday at the new Mars Theater inside the WYO in downtown Sheridan. The show features a cast of 23 Sheridan-area youth, and is directed by Sheridan High School alumna Emma Hall.

U.S. Senator Brings Ice Cream Social Tour to Sheridan, Buffalo

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (Coutesy Photo)

Over the next month, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, and his wife Diana, will be traveling around the state to host ice cream socials, something that has been part of the Senator's campaign tradition for a number of years.

Planning Commission Considers Cloud Peak Rezone and Preliminary Plat

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City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs

The City of Sheridan Planning Commission considered a number of items at their meeting Monday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has this report.

Containment Expected Soon on Fires in the Bighorns

Two lightning caused fires that were ignited last week in the Bighorn National Forest are expected to be contained in the next couple of days. Forest Service officials anticipate that The Roane Creek Fire, located about two and a half miles south of U.S.

Sheridan Jaycees Fundraising Event Set for Early August

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A night of family fun and entertainment has been planned for Thursday, August 7 at the Kendrick Park band shell area. The Sheridan Jaycees are hosting the “Nothing But Nets” event that is aimed at raising funds for families in Africa.

Week In Review

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

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.

Sheriff Warns of Scam in Johnson County

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek (Courtesy Photo)

Law enforcement in Johnson County have received a number of calls recently where citizens are reporting that they are being told via telephone that they've won the Publishing Clearing House Sweepstakes.

Downtown Sheridan Association Director Resigns

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A longtime director of a local organization has resigned. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Roane Creek Fire Update

(Photo Courtesy of Big Horn National forest Service and the USDA)

The Roane Creek Fire burning in the Bighorn National Forest is now at over 30 acres. The fire is located about two and a half miles south of U.S. Highway 14A in the Pete's Hole area, approximately 30 miles east of Lovell.

Recreation Group Looks to Develop a Plan

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

A grass roots group has formed to take on the issue of recreational needs in the community. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Abandoned Campfires a Problem in the Bighorn National Forest

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Fifteen illegal, abandoned, or escaped campfires have been discovered in the Bighorn National Forest over the past three weeks.

Neighborhood Project Meeting Set for Next Week

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan will host a neighborhood meeting next Wednesday, July 30, from 5:30 to 7 at the Holy Name Parish Hall in Sheridan, for phase three of the Wyoming/Park area reconstruction project.

Citizens for Recreation

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The Citizens for Recreation group is aiming to improve recreational needs in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

An informal group in Sheridan has been formed to help advance recreation in the area. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Game and Fish Official Explains Differences in Licenses

Game and Fish Sheridan Region Public Information Specialist Bud Stewart (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Each year personnel with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department receive numerous phone calls from hunters asking about the differences between general and limited quota licenses for trophy and big game.

Senator Enzi Supports ABLE Act

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (Coutesy Photo)

U.S. Senator for Wyoming, Mike Enzi spoke in favor of legislation Wednesday that is aimed at helping those with disabilities live more independent lives.

Sheridan Group Wins Another Blues Challenge

Gary Small, left, and Jobe Jennings playing the blues. (Photo courtesy of Gary Small)

A music group from Sheridan recently won a blues competition in Casper. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Health Officials Concerned Over Rise in Whooping Cough Cases

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Reported cases of pertussis, or whooping cough as it is better known, continue to rise, prompting the Wyoming Department of Health to remind people that it is a vaccine preventable disease.

City Treasurer Provides Financial Update

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City of Sheridan Clerk/Interim Treasurer Scott Badley (Sheridan Media file photo)

City Clerk/Interim Treasurer Scott Badley provided a financial update for the city at Monday night's council meeting. While only one month into the fiscal year, revenues from the sales and use tax are higher than what was anticipated.