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Weekend Events Include Airplanes, Art

Close-up of Crook Diorama -- Photo by Pat Blair

Wings and Wheels Event -- Crook Diorama Dedication

Smith & Wesson Sponsors Wyoming Antelope Hunt

Firearm Manufacturer Smith & Wesson is now a bronze sponsor of the Wyoming Women's Antelope Hunt, which will be happening October 9th through the 12th in northeastern Wyoming.

Willoughby Runs For County Commission

Betsy Willoughby

Betsy Willoughby has announced she will seek the Republican Party's nomination in the August Primary Election for one of two open seats on the Johnson County Commission.

Gillette Woman Vies for Crown

A young woman from Gillette will be one of the seven contestants this year vying for the Miss Wyoming crown this weekend at the WYO Theater in Sheridan.

Commission Discusses 'Big 5' Access

The Johnson County courthouse sits on a hill in downtown Buffalo. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The Johnson County commissioners will discuss access to what's known as the “Big 5” public lands area in the northern part of the county with landowner Kim Love at today's regular meeting.

Briefs, Updates

Sexual Assault Reports on Rise at State University
Staff and Wire Reports

Sexual assault reports are on the rise at the state's only university, but campus police say it's probably because more people are coming forward to report acts of sexual misconduct.

Coffeen Avenue Bridge Work Begins

As reported over the weekend, work has now begun on Little Goose Bridge in Sheridan, which explains the re-direction of traffic on Coffeen Avenue.

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has contracted with S&S Builders of Gillette to do the work.

Sheridan G&F Open House To Discuss Wolves, Regulations

The Sheridan Regional Office of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will have an Open House Wednesday, May 7th from 3 to 5pm to gather public input on the proposed 2014 gray wolf hunting seasons, changes to license issuance and hunter safety regulations.

Seminar Topic: 'Your Future'

The Wednesday lunch series focusing on personal growth continues this week, with the topic – “Your Future: The Only Way is Towards.”

Local Student Advances to Next Level of Talent Competition

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Sheridan High School student Lachlan Brennan recently won first place in the Kiwanis Stars of Tomorrow District competition held in Riverton. Lachlan's performance of the third movement of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata landed him first prize for division one.

UPDATE: Equipment Problem Causes Charter Outage

An outage that disrupted internet and phone service in Sheridan County last night (Wednesday, April 9) has been traced to a Billings, Mont., data center.

Construction Marches On at Sheridan College

(Photo Courtesy of Sheridan College)
(Photo Courtesy of Sheridan College)
(Photo Courtesy of Sheridan College)

The Sheridan College campus continues to be a hotbed of activity, as renovation to the Thorne-Rider Campus Center is progressing and construction crews are also working on the campus' outdoor mall, which will include a plaza and amphitheater, along with changes to the facade of the Griffith Memorial

Whitney Benefits, School District Dispute Causes Confusion

Since the public back and forth allegations between the Whitney Benefits foundation and Sheridan School District 2, regarding the possible funding for a multi-recreational center in Sheridan, have become confusing to some, Sheridan Media put together a time-line of the written correspondence between the two boards.

State Representative Gives Legislative Wrap

(Photo by Ron Richter)

We caught up this morning with Representative Rosie Berger of Big Horn as she was in the middle of a meeting with Gov. Matt Mead at the Capitol in Cheyenne.

City Snow Route Alert Called

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The City of Sheridan has announced that a snow route alert has been called and will go into effect this evening at 8 o'clock. Officials with the city are asking that all vehicles along designated snow routes be removed from the street starting at that time.

BHS Speech Team Performs Well At Rapid City

Last weekend the Buffalo High School Speech team traveled to the Rapid City Stevens tournament. This event featured schools from throughout South Dakota and parts of Wyoming.

BHS Speech/Debate Team Off to a Good Start

The Buffalo High School Speech and Debate team has been traveling for a few weeks and has had some great results. The team is a touch smaller this year than in the past, but that hasn’t stopped them from excelling in their performances.

Heart Health Focus of Senior Center Health Fair

The Sheridan Senior Center and community partners are offering a health fair focused on the latest information for keeping your hear healthy. The heart health fair will take place Tuesday, February 4 from noon to 2 at the Sheridan Senior Center.

Governor Proclaims January Mentoring Month

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In recognition of the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead officially proclaimed the month of January as

Historic Register Includes 25 Sheridan County Sites

Sheridan Inn, fronted by Sculpture -- Photo by Ron Richter

Twenty-five sites in Sheridan County, ranging from historic bridges to Sheridan's entire downtown area, are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.