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January 22nd

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Interim Agreement in Place for Detention Center

The contract for housing inmates at the Sheridan County Detention Center between the City of Sheridan and Sheridan County expired in July of 2013. Both sides have been operating without a formal agreement since that time.

SLIB Board Awards 4 Million in Grant, Loan Requests

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The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board approved seven Business Ready Community grants and one loan request totaling over $4 million during a meeting this week in Cheyenne.

Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll and Mister Hyde Wraps Tonight

Creekside Performing Arts will present their final performance of their interpretation of a classic horror story, entitled “The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll and Mister Hyde,” tonight in Buffalo.

Wyoming Wilderness Association Holds Fundraiser

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A screen set amongst the humongous silver tanks in the back room of the Black Tooth Brewing Company became the backdrop for the 11th annual Backcountry Film Festival, a fundraiser for the Wyoming Wilderness Association.

Obama halts federal coal leasing

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by Dustin Bleizeffer |

Days following the announcement of Arch Coal’s bankruptcy filing, the Obama administration announced Friday a moratorium on all federal coal leasing while the U.S. Department of Interior conducts a full review of the program.

Dueling Player Says Song Mix Will be Eclectic

Musician Ryan Merriam, who’s simply known as Ryno, is part of the Dueling Pianos act playing tonight in Sheridan.

New Owner Says Mossholders Will Keep with Tradition

Aaron Ligocki never imagined when he went to work at Mossholder’s furniture company in Sheridan six years ago that he’d wind up owning the place. But that’s what’s happened. He took over ownership of the century old business last Friday.

Library Trustees Discuss Branding, Staff, Mileage

Library trustees talked about branding, staff changes and mileage reimbursement during this week’s meeting. Library Director Cameron Duff gave us the report.

Three Arrested for Having Meth Around Children in Gillette

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Three adults in Gillette have been arrested and accused of keeping methamphetamine in a home where eight children live.