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August 28th

July a Positive Month for Sheridan Memorial Hospital

At their meeting Wednesday, the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees heard an update from chief financial officer, Ed Johlman. He reported that July was a great start to the 2013-2014 fiscal year as revenue hit a record high.

SMH Urgent Care Facility Ready in 'Early Fall'

We told you last month officials with Sheridan Memorial Hospital said there have been construction delays on the urgent care facility. Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty explains what the current status of the project is.

August 27th

An Evening with Senator Tester

The Wyoming Democratic Party held a fundraiser Tuesday night at the Black Tooth Brewery in Sheridan that featured U.S. Senator from Montana Jon Tester, who talked about the biggest challenge Congress faces in the immediate, and not so immediate future.

Second Phase of CTET Study to Begin Soon

Trustees for the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority gave authorization Tuesday to have a sub-committee move forward with finalizing a contract for professional services for phase II of a target industry study.

Getting Set for Brewfest

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is busy tying up the loose ends for this year's Brewfest, which will take place a week from Saturday.

Sheridan Probation Officer Charged with Sexual Assault Out on Bond

As we first reported last Friday, Sheridan probation and parole officer, Chris Yager, was charged this month with a felony count of sexual assault against a former client. Yager appeared before Circuit Court Judge Shelley Cundiff Tuesday, and was released on a $10,000 unsecured bond.

25 Years Ago Right Now, Yellowstone Burned Up

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Is this hell?

Or is it Yellowstone?

That was my exact thought as I piloted a small, single engine airplane over the vast expanse of Yellowstone National Park in August of 1988, during the horrible fires that year.

Sen. Enzi Joins in Introducing 'ObamaCare Fix' for Feds

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U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and David Vitter, of Louisiana, said Tuesday they will introduce legislation next month that would require all members of Congress, the President, Vice President and his administration to purchase their health insurance on the ObamaCare Exchange.

August 26th

O'Leary Makes Initial Appearance in Circuit Court

The man responsible for incident on East Burkitt Street in Sheridan over the weekend that resulted in several streets being blocked off and the evacuation of neighbors, made his initial appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court Monday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

Bear Cloud to be Resentenced Wednesday in District Court

In 2011 Wyatt Bear Cloud, who was 17 at the time, was sentenced to life in prison for the home invasion killing of Robert Ernst of Sheridan. Dennis Poitra Jr.