Archive - Jul 2018

July 7th

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?

Microburst in Bighorns Causes Closure of Numerous Roads and Trails

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Numerous trails and roads in the Paint Rock Lakes area of the Bighorn National Forest are closed due to a high wind event that recently moved through the area at the end of Forest Service Road 17 near the Paintrock Guard Station.

City Administrator Explains One-Year Budget

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(Photo Ron Richter ©)

The budget for the fiscal year that began on July 1 for the City of Sheridan was recently adopted via a resolution by the City Council. The City, in previous years, had worked on a two-year budget cycle.

Parking Lot Slope to Be Fixed

Work to repair a problem with a hospital parking lot is scheduled to start as soon as possible, possibly within the next three to four weeks.

Wyoming Finalizes Water and Land Acquisition in Northeast Wyoming

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The State of Wyoming, acting through the Wyoming Water Development Commission, has acquired a strategic resource in northeast Wyoming.

A Look Back in Time: July 7, 1918

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on July 7, 1918.