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July 1st, 2015

Sheridan Woman Wins Lawsuit Against Sheridan County Detention Center

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(AP) - A woman who was beaten and injured while incarcerated at the Sheridan County Detention Center in 2010 will be awarded $20,000 in damages, plus costs and attorney fees. U.S. District Judge Alan B. Johnson ruled this week for Catherine Phillips in part of her lawsuit against the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office and Sheriff Dave Hofmeier.

Possession and Use of Fireworks Remain Illegal Within Sheridan

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City of Sheridan ordinance states that possession and use of fireworks within city limits is illegal. Sheridan Police Lieutenant Travis Koltiska says that there is a common misconception regarding fireworks in the city.

SEEDA Board Supports Wyoming Theater Festival

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority held a special meeting Wednesday to consider a request for $20,000 to co-sponsor the Wyoming Theater Festival. The festival will feature two weeks of plays and performances beginning July 13.

Sheridan WYO Rodeo: ‘Get There Early’

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Next Wednesday night the Sheridan County Fairgrounds will be teaming with people, as the first of four nights of PRCA Rodeo gets underway.

“Yellowstone has Teeth”

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A presentation entitled “Creating Community in a Hostile Environment” was given by Marjane Ambler, Wednesday night in the Inner Circle of the Fulmer Public Library.

Library Hosts Program on Polish Immigration

Polish immigration to Sheridan County in the late 19th and early 20th centuries will be the focus of programs on July 14 at Sheridan Fulmer Library on Alger Street in Sheridan.

Wyoming Wednesday Features Kim Fuka

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Wyoming Wednesday is an hour long program held at the Information Center in Sheridan each Wednesday through July. Wednesday morning’s presenter was Kim Fuka, who talked about Sheridan’s early military and Native American history.

Sheridan-WYO Rodeo Starts Next Week

The annual Sheridan-WYO Rodeo celebration in Sheridan starts Monday.

District 2 Hosts Summer Institute

A local school district is hosting an event this month for educators. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair has the details.

G&F Stocks 'Catchable Trout' In Clear Creek

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department, on Wednesday, stocked over 400 “catchable trout” in Buffalo's Clear Creek.

The trout were transported over the Bighorn Mountains that morning by Greg Lehr, Fish Culturist at the Tillett Fish Rearing Station near Lovell, where the trout came from.