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July 17th, 2017

UW Faculty Member and Students Contribute to Paper on Newly Discovered Planet

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An Assistant Professor in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Physics and Astronomy and her students recently contributed research that aided in the discover of a new Jupiter like planet that is hotter than most stars.

My Prediction is One Million Sky Watchers Here for Eclipse

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My idea of a perfect way to experience the Great Wyoming Solar Eclipse, Aug. 21, 2017 would be lying on my back looking up at the sky on the summit of Crowheart Butte between Riverton and Dubois.

Wyoming News Update

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Latest Wyoming news, sports, business and entertainment.


CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has an abundance of wind but not an abundance of workers trained in wind energy jobs.

July 16th

Commissioners Meeting Today In Buffalo

Johnson County's Commissioners will have their second regular meeting today instead of Tuesday, to allow them to approve and adopt their annual budget for fiscal year 2017-18.

Buffalo Chamber Wants Craft Brewers For Oktoberfest

Buffalo's annual Oktoberfest celebration is still a couple of months away, but they are putting out a call to all craft brewers interested in entering their creations for the home brewers' contest during the celebration.

Testing Results Released By WDE, JCSD1 Mostly Proficient

Statewide testing results for the spring of 2017 were released Friday by the the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE).

A Look Back in Time: July 17, 1917

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 July 17, 1917.

This Week’s Poll Question

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Who has the last word...the government or the people? It’s a done deal, Sheridan’s water is fluoridated. The residents of Sheridan didn’t really have a choice.

Tailgate Party Wraps Up Rodeo Week in Sheridan

Two polo games, a game of “cowboy polo,” a flag ceremony and a number of vendors offering food and beverages marked the official end of the Sheridan-WYO Rodeo celebration on Sunday.

July 15th

Ostheimer Named 2018 Rodeo Queen

Hannah Ostheimer is the 2018 Sheridan-WYO Rodeo queen.