Archive - Jul 1, 2015

Wednesday 07-01-15

Sheridan Police / Sheridan WYO Rodeo, Zane Garstad

Bunnies Are Everywhere

This little cottontail was spotted hanging out in a residential area. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Rabbits seem to be hopping around, everywhere, and there’s good reason. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Rabid Skunks Remain Threat

Rabid skunks remain a threat in parts of the state, including in the Sheridan County area. Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

McOmie Named Workforce Services Interim Chief

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Governor Matt Mead has named Del McOmie as interim director of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services.

Bighorn National Forest Fire Danger Trending Toward High

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A recent fire in the Bighorn National Forest has prompted forest service officials to remind the public of fire safety rules while visiting the forest. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Concert in the Park

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The first Concert in the Park was held Tuesday night at the bandshell at Kendrick Park in Sheridan. The large crowd was treated to a special evening of music as the U.S. Air Force Academy Band made a stop in Sheridan as part of the group’s tour through Wyoming, South Dakota and Nebraska.

“A Portrait in Place” Exhibit

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An artists’ reception was held Tuesday night in the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery near Clearmont featuring the ‘land art’ of the foundation. Called “A Portrait in Place,” the exhibit features the work of six artists who have recently been artists-in-residency at Ucross.

Mayor Brings Back Fourth of July Celebration

Ranchester Mayor Peter Clark says his town has provided public fireworks for the Fourth of July every year.

Johnson County Unemployment Down

Unemployment levels in Johnson County last month were down from April but still were slightly above the overall state average.

New CASA Volunteer Sworn In

New CASA volunteer Bruce Crocker,left, shakes hands with District Judge John Fenn after ceremony. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Bruce Crocker of Sheridan was sworn in Tuesday morning as Sheridan County's newest Court Appointed Special Advocate, which is also known as CASA.