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June 30th

Highway Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash South of Gillette

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The Wyoming Highway Patrol, at the request of the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Monday night around 9:30 on Fairview Road, five miles southeast of Gillette.

Child Safety Seats Must be Installed Correctly

Fireman Paul Juergens is a child safety seat technician for the fire department in Sheridan. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

A local child safety seat technician said both the seat and the child must be strapped in correctly. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Enzi Says EPA Ruling Shows Tunnel Vision

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Republican U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming issued a statement Monday, regarding the day’s Supreme Court decision requiring the EPA to consider the costs of the regulations it imposes on power plants.

Animal Shelter Needs Baby Food, Bedding

The local animals shelter is in need of particular items, including food and bedding. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen has the details.

Appropriations Committee Discusses Revenue Shortfall

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Wyoming State Senator Bruce Burns of Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Appropriations Committee of the Wyoming Legislature met for two days last week in Cheyenne. State Senator Bruce Burns of Sheridan is a member of the committee, and says that declining revenues was a topic of concern.

Fireworks Extravaganza at Equestrian Center

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(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

The Big Horn Equestrian Center will once again be the site for the annual fireworks extravaganza Saturday night. Gates will open at 4 and music by Dave Munsick will begin at 7:30. Fireworks Sponsor Bruce Burns says that it’s a good idea to get there early.

Farmers Market Begins a Week From Thursday

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(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

The Sheridan Farmers Market is set to begin Thursday, July 9 on Grinnell Plaza in downtown Sheridan. The market will run each Thursday from 5 to 7 through September 24. Market Manager Bonnie Gregory says that she expects big things for this year’s market.

June 29th

The Language of Sustainability Pop-Up Art Show

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A public reception was held Monday evening at the Sheridan Fulmer Library featuring the informational artwork from the national organization, Lexicon of Sustainability.

Ribbon Is Cut on Recycling Center

Sheridan Mayor John Heath cuts ribbon on new recycling operations. Behind him is the city's recycling mascot, Bin-jamin Blue. (Photo by Pat Blair)

A new program was unveiled this week that's intended to help Sheridan residents in their efforts to “go green.” Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair has details.

Sheridan County Unemployment Down

Sheridan County unemployment rates fell to 3.6 percent in May this year, down from April and from May of last year.