Archive - Jul 7, 2018

Sheridan County Commissioners Back Lodging Tax

The Sheridan County Commission has approved a Resolution to back a proposition to be put before the voters in the county in November to approve a county-wide 4% lodging tax.

Buffalo Council Officially Accepts Parmalee Street

Parmalee Street has officially become part of the City of Buffalo after the Buffalo City Council accepted the street assignment from Johnson County at this week's meeting.

Johnson County Accepts Sole Fuel Bid

Johnson County's Commissioners accepted a bid for fuel costs for county-owned vehicles during their meeting this week.

Sheridan College Students Place at National Competition

Seven Sheridan College students, competing against thousands of their peers, placed in the top 16 nationally in the recent SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference at Louisville, Kentucky.

Alphorns Open Home Brew Fest in Downtown Sheridan

The Big Horn Alphorns perform at the start of the homebrew event. (Photo by Pat Blair)

An afternoon of music, food and homebrewed beer opened to the sound of alphorns Saturday in downtown Sheridan.

Mississippi man sought in wife's death seen in Wyoming, Utah

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Federal authorities say a Mississippi man sought in the killing of his wife has been seen recently in southern Wyoming and northern Utah.

The Latest: Southern Wyoming wildfire 90 percent contained

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DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Colorado's wildfires (all times local):

12:10 p.m.

Fire crews in southern Wyoming have contained 90 percent of a wildfire that's been burning in the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest since June 10.

Room rates climb at some Yellowstone Park lodges

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The cost of staying in some of Yellowstone National Park's most historic lodges increased by up to a third this summer under a new, pilot pricing system that allows the lodging concessionaire more leeway in setting room rates.

Sheridan-Based Online Retailer Shut Down and Required to Refund Consumers

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The Wyoming Attorney General announced Friday a consumer protection settlement with two Wyoming corporations with Sheridan mailing addresses and their sole owner and officer.

Frequent Question: Why is New Hospital Building Pink

A worker is silhouetted in the front of the new building under construction. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Why is the new Medical Arts Complex building pink?