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April 7th, 2015

Tongue River Cave Opens Soon

Tongue River Cave, just outside of Dayton, in the Bighorn Mountains officially opens April 15th. Cheri (cherry) Jones, with the Big Horn Mountain Forest Service tells us what makes this such a popular spot with cavers.

Commission Approves Fire Plan, Library Phone System, Liquor and Fireworks Permits

The Sheridan County commissioners approved a change order this morning to add snow bars to upgrades of the Exhibit Hall at the county fairgrounds in Sheridan.

Athletes Gear-Up for Competition

Special Olympics athletes from the local area are gearing up for the state summer games by participating in competitions held in various communities throughout the state.

Swearing-In Ceremony for New Senator Set for Friday

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The swearing-in ceremony for Senator-Elect Brian Boner of Douglas who replaces Sen. Jim Anderson representing Converse and Platte counties will be held Friday afternoon at 1:30 in the senate chambers of the capitol in Cheyenne. Administering the oath of office will be Chief Justice E. James Burke.

Patton Will be Missed

A photo of an empty desk. I am at the Capitol this morning. We are all missing Rep. Patton. He will be greatly missed by his friends in the legislature. With a sad heart, Rosie.

When You’re a Small State, Size Really Does Matter

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Does size matter? 

It sure does when you are Wyoming, whose massive geographic size has nothing to do with its great advantages of being the smallest state in the union when it comes to population.

Sheridan Man Accused in Arson Fire Denies Federal Charges

A man charged in connection with an arson fire that damaged the Sheridan County Attorney's Office last summer has pleaded not guilty to federal charges.

Council Approves Cooperative Agreement With County

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The Sheridan City Council met for their first regularly scheduled meeting of April Monday night. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Governor Saddened by Loss of Representative Patton

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead issued the following statement Monday on the passing of Representative John Patton on Sunday. The governor said that “John Patton was a wonderful Wyoming man and a thoughtful, hard-working legislator who set a positive example for his colleagues.

Chamber Lunch Program Focuses on Online Security

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The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon will be this Wednesday from 11:30 to 1 at the Best Western Sheridan Center on Main Street in Sheridan.