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February 28th

Powder River Rest Area Closed Until Further Notice

Ronda Holwell with WYDOT confirmed the Powder River Rest Area located between Gillette and Buffalo at milepost 88 on I-90 is closed until further notice. A water pump went out and won't be repaired until Monday.

Local Brewery Owner Explains New Microbrewery Law

Photo by Ron Richter.

A new law regarding microbreweries has been passed in Wyoming. Hannah Stepenoff has the details about how this will affect a local brewer.

Sheridan Safeway Will Be Ridley’s by Tuesday

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The Sheridan Safeway, located on Coffeen Avenue, will officially be a Ridley's Family Market Tuesday at midnight as crews will work overnight tonight to make the transition.

Barrasso Say’s FCC Net Neutrality “Stifles Years of Progress”

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U.S. Senator John Barrasso, a Republican from Wyoming, issued a statement on Thursday regarding the Federal Communications Commission’s vote to overturn state laws and grant government regulation of private broadband networks-- referred to as “net neutrality.”

Mead’s Veto of SF14 Will Stick After Override Fails

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Gov. Matt Mead. Photo by Ron Richter

An attempt in the Wyoming Senate to override a veto on a civil asset forfeiture bill failed Friday morning.

Moose License Deadline Extended

UPDATE:Bud Stewart of the state Game and Fish regional office in Sheridan says the application deadline is Monday for not only moose, but for bighorn sheep, mountain goat and wild bison, for both resident and nonresident hunters.

Altered Receipts and Suspicious Transactions

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The jury trial enters day six in Sheridan district court for 25-year-old Miranda Mraz of Sheridan who's been charged with seven counts of felony forgery.

February 28th

Firefighters' Contract, Liquor license on City Agenda

A new contract with Sheridan's city firefighters, and applicants for a city retail liquor license are on the agenda of the Sheridan City Council meeting on Monday.

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 28, 1915

Sheridan's Golden Rule store will soon open the Golden Rule annex.

Weekend Events Include Dodgeball Tournament, Dinner Dance

Coming up this weekend in the local area will be a dodgeball tournament and a dinner dance.