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September 11th, 2015

Pilot Survives Plane Crash

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A pilot from Michigan has survived a crash of his plane that went down this morning on Interstate 80, about four miles east of Laramie.

Unidentified Man Died of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

The cause of death has been determined for the body discovered last weekend near Healy Reservoir east of Buffalo.

Johnson County Under-sheriff Kerry Wolf said the cause was a self-inflicted gunshot to the head.

Hot Bike Tour Rolls Through Sheridan

Two wheels, five days, one thousand miles, millions of memories. That's how the Geico Motorcycle Hot Bike Tour that's running from the Victory Motorcycle Factory in Spirit Lake, Iowa, to Billings, Montana, is being billed. And the riders are scheduled to stop for an overnight stay Saturday in Sheridan.

Future Sheridan Lieutenant Promoted


Rock Springs area Trooper Erik Jorgensen has been promoted to the future Division "C" Lieutenant in Sheridan.

Born in Barn Market Features 64 Vendors

This year’s Born in a Barn flea market sale planned for today and Saturday in Sheridan is 10 times as big as it was when it opened five years ago, having grown from 6 vendors to more than 60.

Sheridan Uses Two Programs to Manage Deer Population

Issue Will Be Discussed Today on Public Pulse

As a background to this week’s poll question about management of the deer population in Sheridan that will be discussed today on Public Pulse, we are revisiting an interview conducted last month with Sheridan Police Lt. Travis Koltiska.

September 10th

Horses and Heroes

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Children, Horses, and Adults in Partnership, or CHAPS, will be hosting Saturday for local veterans and their families. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Mayor Heath Discusses Woodland Creek PUD

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The Sheridan City Council Tuesday night approved on first reading the Woodland Creek Planned Unit Development that is located southwest of Woodland Park Road and Highway 87.

Cloud Peak VP Speaks at New York Conference

Cloud Peak Energy Inc., one of the largest U.S. coal producers and the only pure-play Powder River Basin coal company, has announced that its senior Vice President of Marketing, Jim Orchard, has been asked to speak at the Credit Suisse 28th Annual Basic Materials Conference in New York City.

Fair Board Members Hear Reports, Can't Take Action

Lack of a quorum meant that Sheridan County Fair Board members could hear reports but could take no action at their meeting Thursday night.