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Students commit to being drug free

SHERIDAN — Shades of blue hand prints cover the walls of Sheridan Junior High School, showing students’ commitment to remaining drug and alcohol free. Sixth- through eighth-grade students excitedly plastered a wet hand to the wall or rededicated their commitment with thick black ink Wednesday. Stude

SHERIDAN PRESS - 2018-12-14 19:08:21

Deer count underway in Sheridan region

WYOMING – Game and Fish biologists and wardens are counting and classifying deer throughout the Sheridan Region this month. The department is conducting air and ground surveys of deer as part of regular procedure following the close of the hunting season.

BUCKRAIL.COM - 2018-12-14 15:36:57

Start the new year with a hike – somewhere, anywhere in Wyoming

WYOMING – In what is becoming an increasingly popular New Year’s Day activity, Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails provides “First Day Hikes”—a perfect way for Wyoming residents and out-of-state visitors to celebrate the New Year outdoors.

BUCKRAIL.COM - 2018-12-14 15:51:08

Hemp legalization may not affect Wyoming

WORLAND — An $867 billion farm bill passed by the House of Representatives by a vote of 369-47 on Wednesday (the bill passed the Senate on Tuesday by a vote of 87-13) effectively legalized industrial hemp production in the United States, pending President Donald Trump’s signature, although a lack of

TORRINGTON TELEGRAM - 2018-12-14 07:00:00

Not from here? That’s OK

An interesting dynamic between the old and new exists here in Sheridan. Residents here embrace the Old West — cowboys, rodeos, small-town friendliness, wide open spaces and fierce independence. They also strive to keep up with the new — technology, industry, growth and best practices imported from o

SHERIDAN PRESS - 2018-12-13 18:14:51

Aging population poses local, state challenges

SHERIDAN — Wyoming’s aging population could place a significant burden on state budgets in coming years, according to a recent AARP report. As the baby boomer generation reaches retirement age, the U.S. Census Bureau projects the country’s population will age as a whole. The AARP’s “Across the State

SHERIDAN PRESS - 2018-12-13 18:47:26

SCSD2 increasing computer science lessons in elementary schools

SHERIDAN — All school districts in Wyoming will soon have to teach computer science and coding courses. For Sheridan County School District 2, the process has already begun in full force.

SHERIDAN PRESS - 2018-12-13 18:57:09

County seeks volunteers for working group on dispersed camping

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County commissioners are seeking interested individuals to be part of a working group that will discuss issues related to dispersed camping on the Bighorn National Forest.

SHERIDAN PRESS - 2018-12-13 18:02:21

Wyoming this Weekend, Dec. 14-16

A Christmas tradition in northwest Wyoming will mark its 21st year in Cody to highlight the weekend’s activities. The Rocky Mountain Dance Theatre will present its 21st annual Nutcracker Production on Saturday and Sunday at the Wynona Thompson Auditorium. The production itself is a full-length profe

GILLETTE NEWS RECORD - 2018-12-13 15:00:00

College board approves listing price for Spear-O Wigwam, elects officers

SHERIDAN — The Northern Wyoming Community College District board of trustees approved a listing price for its lease of the Spear-O Mountain Campus and elected board officers for 2019 during a regular meeting Wednesday night.

SHERIDAN PRESS - 2018-12-13 18:37:10

Best Wyoming Windy Day Memes [2018]

Nobody knows wind like the people of Wyoming. So, of course, they make fun of it by posting memes on the internet. Here are some of the best what we could find at the end of 2018.

KGAB.COM - 2018-12-13 18:17:00

Health care trends: Hospital master plan outlines future

Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s executive team seeks to solidify needs for future service to the Sheridan community and surrounding region through a master plan it received from consultants out of Billings — Cushing, Terrell and Associates. The team evaluated the findings with ECG Management Consultant

SHERIDAN PRESS - 2018-12-12 19:15:07

Governor’s supplemental budget addresses local funding concerns

SHERIDAN — Gov. Matt Mead’s final supplemental budget request calls for an increase in state funding to local governments, bolstering a state aid program many Wyoming municipalities have described as critical to their operating budgets.

SHERIDAN PRESS - 2018-12-12 19:08:44

Sheridan County Museum to Host Holiday Open House

This weekend, the Sheridan County Museum will host their annual Holiday Open House. Special events on Saturday include the Tidbit children’s program from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Mikayla Larrow, Executive Director with the Sheridan County Museum, explains the activities that will be available during the

SHERIDAN MEDIA - 2018-12-12 00:00:00

SCSD1 board discusses weapons policy

RANCHESTER — The Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees had a lengthy discussion regarding school safety during a work session Monday. The board talked about potential changes to policies related to weapons and student discipline, along with several other areas. It was a work session, n

SHERIDAN PRESS - 2018-12-12 19:11:59

Streetscape plan final draft: Council considers moving forward

SHERIDAN — City council considered the final draft of the Downtown Sheridan Streetscape Action Plan during a study session Monday, which it will vote whether to accept at its regular meeting next week.

SHERIDAN PRESS - 2018-12-11 19:06:56

The Soft Pretzels At This Wyoming Restaurant Are As Big As A Pizza

Wyoming is full of steakhouses, saloons, delis, pizza parlors and even chinese buffets – for such a small state, we’ve really got a variety of places to eat! Sometimes you get a craving for something really specific, though, and need to know where to track it down! Recently, that craving was for a s

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-12-10 07:00:00

TR Valley Joint Powers Board seeks changes to Joint Powers Board Act

SHERIDAN — Local legislators considered obstacles to the Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board’s plans to build a natural gas pipeline in the Tongue River Valley during the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Forum last week.

SHERIDAN PRESS - 2018-12-10 19:04:41

Deputy County Attorney Addresses Title 25 Involuntary Hospitalization

At the weekly staff meeting of the Sheridan County Commissioners on Tuesday, Deputy County Attorney Clint Beaver clarified some issues regarding Title 25 emergency detention and involuntary hospitalization processes.

COUNTY3.NEWS - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

Historic Floods of Sheridan County

Flood Stage – 7.5 Here are a few significant floods from Sheridan County history:. Sheridan; Big Goose Creek, Little Goose Creek – Sep. 29, 1923. Flooding caused by heavy rainfall resulted in wooden paving blocks being washed downstream, flooded basements, and flooded bridges. Also, accumulated debr

COUNTY3.NEWS - 2018-12-12 07:00:00