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July 13th, 2016

Wolf Creek Fire 50% Contained

The lightning caused Wolf Creek fire is at 50 percent containment as of Wednesday evening. The fire is located on the Tongue Ranger District about 12 miles west of Sheridan. Thanks to water drops from a helicopter, the fire is still just slightly over an acre in size.

Updates From Sheridan County Heard at Chamber Lunch

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce hosted their July Luncheon at the Sheridan Holiday Inn Wednesday.

Second Morning of Slack Excites With More Events

Wednesday morning brought more fans and more contestants to the arena for the second day of Wyo Rodeo slack. Fans were able to watch barrel racing, tie down roping, steer wrestling, and team roping runs to find out who will be competing in the first night performance of the week.

Kiwanis Ducks May Race On a Shorter Course

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The annual Kiwanis Duck Race is scheduled to take place at Kendrick Park Friday afternoon at 1, despite Big Goose Creek being extremely low within the park.

Senator Enzi Addresses Underfunded Pension Plans

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With thousands of pension plans currently underfunded, many people are beginning to look at Congress to shore up the funds. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming said he’s worried that government support for any one pension fund could set a dangerous precedent that could cost lots of taxpayer dollars.

DSA to Hold Annual Meeting This Month

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The Downtown Sheridan Association will be holding their annual meeting Wednesday, July 27 at 8:30 am in the Community Room at the DSA on Main Street.

Special Olympics Flame of Hope Passes Through Sheridan

The Flame of Hope is a Wyoming Law Enforcement Torch Run to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics Wyoming athletes. Law enforcement personnel from Sheridan will carry the Flame in their leg of the run on Thursday July 21 starting at 8am.

Good Times, Bad Times in Different Parts of the State

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There is always a tired old saying: “When you lose your job, it is a recession. When I lose mine, it is a depression.” That has never been truer in Wyoming than it is today.

Terrain Hampering Containment of Wolf Creek Fire

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Rugged, rocky terrain is hampering efforts to contain the Wolf Creek fire, located on the Tongue Ranger District of the Bighorn National Forest about 12 miles west of Sheridan.

The History of Miss Indian America

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The Miss Indian America reunion will get underway today with a storytelling event from 5 to 7 at the Sheridan Senior Center. Prior to the storytelling, there will be a meet and greet with the former Miss Indian Americas, also at the Senior Center, from 5 to 6.