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February 17th, 2016

'Early Bird' Tickets On Sale For Big Horn Mountain Festival

The 2016 Big Horn Mountain Festival is scheduled for July 8th, 9th, and 10th at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo, and advance tickets are now on sale for the three-day music festival.

Commissioners Approve Request For Waiver Of Hiring Freeze

An Executive Session with the Johnson County Commissioners and County Attorney Tucker Ruby ended with the commissioners waiving the current hiring freeze in the county for Ruby to pursue hiring two positions in his office.

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 18, 1916

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 Feb. 18, 1916.

Court Upholds Life Without Parole in Home-Invasion Killing

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Supreme Court is upholding the sentence of life without parole for a man convicted of a 2009 home-invasion killing of a Sheridan man.

Sheridan Stage Features Simpsons ‘On Golden Pond’

Sheridan College and the WYO Theater are partnering to bring the play, “On Golden Pond,” to the stage in Sheridan, featuring former college provost Pete Simpson and his wife, Lynne, who is a former artistic director for the Civic Theater Guild.

Legislative Update: Kinner’s School Finance Bill Advances

A bill sponsored by State Representative Mark Kinner of Sheridan related to school finance has passed the committee of the whole.

Legislative Update: Commissioners Keep Eye on Funding

As Sheridan County commissioners came together Tuesday morning for the regularly scheduled meeting, they were keeping an eye on bills moving through the legislature, in particular House Bill 51 regarding state funding for cities and counties.

SEEDA Board Approves Sale of Land

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The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board authorized the sale of land within the Sheridan Commercial Park. The action came during a special board meeting Tuesday at Sheridan City Hall.

Citizens Police Academy Begins

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The Citizens Police Academy hosted by the Sheridan Police Department began Tuesday night at the police station. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

UW Economist Supports Change in Reporting Climate Change Benefits

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A University of Wyoming economist says the federal government has a duty to inform Americans about the reductions in domestic climate damages that may result from federal regulation. Economics Professor Jay Shogren says the current approach of reporting only the global benefits neglects that duty.