July 17th, 2017

Sheridan High School Senior Blayne Baker Talks Bronc and UW Football

Sheridan high school Senior Blayne Baker has had a busy summer and just before the 4th of July Baker had a decision to make, where he would play his college football that final decision was made and Baker will become a Wyoming Cowboy in the fall of 2018.

He had multiple offers but he says the University of Wyoming had many things he liked.

Sheridan County Libraries Host Programs on Eclipses

The libraries in Sheridan, Ranchester and Story will host programs on eclipses on Aug. 7, ending with a full moon and night-sky viewing at the Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site.

National Basque Festival Comes To Buffalo This Week

The North American Basque Organization (NABO) will be having its national festival and convention in Buffalo this weekend, the fifth time the town has hosted the national event.
Buffalo will host the festival and convention again again in 2021.

Justice Center Joint Powers Board Reviews Report, Pays Bills

The Johnson County Board of Health had a scheduled quarterly meeting Monday with the county commissioners, but had to cancel the meeting due to not having enough board members to have a quorum.

Johnson County Adopts $52 Million Budget For 2017-18

July 17th marked the end of the 2016-17 Fiscal Year for Johnson County, and was the day set aside for the county commissioners to adopt their budget for the coming 2017-18 Fiscal Year.

A Look Back in Time: July 18, 1917

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 July 18, 1917.

County Presents Budget for Fiscal 2017/18

County commissioners presented the budget for the year that started July 1 to a nearly empty room in a public hearing Monday night.

Commissioners Authorize New Hires for Sheriff's Office

Sheridan County commissioners Monday approved a request from Sheriff Allen Thompson to fill open positions in the sheriff's department, including permission to fill open positions in the detention department on a continual basis rather than requesting to fill one position at a time.

No Major Critical Incidents During Rodeo Week

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The Sheridan Police Department reports that through the week of Monday, July 10, through Sunday, July 16, 312 calls were handled by the department.

Game and Fish Dates to Remember

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has a few important dates coming up that could be of interest to area hunters and outdoors people.