Both Escapees Apprehended

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At 5:15 Thursday morning, the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office received notification that two male juveniles left Normative Services without authorization. An email from Lieutenant Mark Conrad with the Sheriff’s Office confirmed that both individuals have been apprehended and transferred to the Regional Juvenile Holding Facility in Casper, and are awaiting court appearances for the charge of Escape from Official Detention.

Johnson County Commission Against EPA Rule 192

Johnson County's Commissioners had a brief discussion on the (EPA) Environmental Protection Agency's Rule 192, which according to their discussions could hurt the uranium industry not only in Johnson County, but elsewhere in the state and other states if implemented.

Enzi Seeks End of Race/Ethnicity Disclosure for Gun Buyers

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Wyoming’s U.S. Senator Mike Enzi joined Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri recently to introduce legislation that would prohibit the federal government from requiring Americans to disclose their race or ethnicity in connection with the purchase of a firearm. Both legislators are Republicans.

House COMPETES Bill Refocuses on Critical Research

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The U.S. House passed the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015 on Wednesday. In response, Wyoming’s Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis, who is the Western Caucus chairman, released the following statement.

Today’s Day for Sheridan Branding Ceremony

As reported earlier, the Sheridan Economic Development Task Force will be announcing the new brand and slogan for Sheridan today at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce office on North Main Street.

City Budget Sessions Begin Next Week

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The Sheridan City Council will begin their annual budget work sessions next week. The first session will take place next Wednesday at 5 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall and it will focus on an amendment to budget introduction and an update on the city’s five year financial plan.

Fun-Run-Walk-Bike Event Benefits Story Community

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A week from Saturday there will be a fun run-walk-bike event in Story to benefit the Story Community Fund. Bernie Spielman is a board member of the Story Community Fund, and he says that the event is a fundraiser for nonprofit organizations in Story.

County Renews WIC Contract, Declares May National Museum Month

The Sheridan County Commission renewed its contract with the state health department's WIC program during Tuesday's meeting and declared May as National Museum Month.

A New Miss Wyoming Will Be Crowned Soon

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The 2015 Miss Wyoming Scholarship Pageant is set to take place Saturday night May 30, at 7 at the WYO Theater in downtown Sheridan. For over a decade, Sheridan has hosted the competition, as the Miss Wyoming Scholarship Program that is comprised of all volunteers, is based in Sheridan.

Ranch Sustainability Forum Draws Praise

Keith Klement was pleased with this year's Ranch Sustainability Forum.

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