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June 10th, 2019

My Bucket List for 2019 Includes All Parts of the Cowboy State

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My wife Nancy hates one of my favorite phrases, where I talk about my “bucket list,” which lists things I want to do before I die.

She prefers the term “fun list,” and quit referring to death. Ok, ok, so it is time again to do a fun list of things in Wyoming this year. How does that sound?

Wyoming DOC K9 Awarded Regional Honor

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For the second time in the last four years, a Wyoming Department of Corrections K9 team took the honor of Top Dog at a regional certifying course. Sergeant Jory Shoopman and Hunter, her Narcotic Detection K9, received the designation from the United States Police Canine Association.

Food Group Summer Programs Underway

Local nonprofit the Food Group has brought back their summer programs for another year. Will Craft serves as the Summer Program Coordinator this year and shared the details on the first offering.

Great Outdoor Giveaway Winner Announced

Amber Wood is the Great Outdoor Giveaway winner! Amber won $1,800 in prizes including: $400 to Sportsman’s Warehouse, $400 to Weatherby, $200 in Chamber Bucks, $200 to Rendezvous Liquor, 3 Scenic Plane trips around Sheridan and an HD Monster Vision Camera!

June 9th

Wyoming men face over 2 dozen counts of animal cruelty

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say two men will be charged with more than two dozen counts of animal cruelty after malnourished and partially buried dead animals were found on their northeast Wyoming property.

Wyoming oil production highest in 25 years

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Oil production in Wyoming has hit its highest level in 25 years.

The Wyoming State Geological Survey notes that 599 new wells were drilled in the state last year and that one out of every five wells in the state was new.

Wyoming News Update

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Cars and trucks are killing a lot of moose near an intersection in western Wyoming.

Recently vehicles killed two moose in a week near the intersection of Wyoming highways 22 and 390 a few miles (5 kilometers) west of Jackson.

A Look Back in Time: June 10, 1919

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 June 10, 1919.

Lease Agreement Reached For Public Defender's Office

A Lease Agreement between Sheridan County and the Bank of the West has been approved to house the Public Defender's Office in a section of the bank.

Sheridan County OKs Agreement For Innovation Center Design Review

The Sheridan County Commission has approved a Design Review agreement with FDL Consulting for the proposed Sheridan Innovation Center and Economic Development Co-Location Facility.