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IRRIGATION DITCH-BODY

RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities believe a 33-year-old man drowned after he ended up in an irrigation ditch in Riverton.

Sheridan to Host Jackalope Jump Saturday

Dressed in crazy costumes, area residents will jump into freezing waters and become Below Zero Heroes to raise money Saturday for Special Olympics Wyoming athletes.

Barrasso Says Obama Administration Hurt Wyoming

Former State Rep. Rosie Berger, left, and her her husband Bob Berger visit with Sen. Barrasso at Wednesday's Chamber of Commerce coffee. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Wyoming's U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, in an interview with Sheridan Media Wednesday morning, said he believes the Obama administration hurt Wyoming's economy.

Drop-Off Quilts This Weekend For Annual Buffalo Display

Quilts from a previous display at the Johnson County Library.

The Annual Quilt Display at the Johnson County Library will begin next Monday, but this weekend is when those wanting to show off their quilts will need to drop them off.

Buffalo To Re-Apply For Grant For Sewer Lift Station

The City of Buffalo will be re-applying for a grant to help pay for an upgrade of an existing sanitary sewer lift station east of Buffalo.

Johnson County Writes Off 'Uncollectable' Taxes

Johnson County Treasurer Carla Faircloth brought a proposal before the county commissioners at their meeting this week, asking them to approve removing what she called “uncollectable taxes” from the county's books through 2005.

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 23, 1917

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 Feb. 23, 1917.