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SHERIDAN (WNE) —  Sheridan County Emergency Management has received funding through a grant offered by the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security for a new bomb-sniffing dog. According to Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Jesse Ludikhuize, the dog will be fulfilling a specific need for...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — Sheridan County Public Health Response Coordinator Edward Hinzman reported Tuesday high levels of community transmission of COVID-19, as well as a high rank for COVID-19 in the community.  As of Tuesday, 34 confirmed COVID-19 cases were active and two probable cases were active....
SHERIDAN (WNE) — The Wyoming State Finals for We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution will take place Dec. 5-6 at the State Capitol Extension in Cheyenne.  More than 350 students from 15 schools will compete in the culminating state civics competition open to all high schools. Students will...
SHERIDAN — Sheridan County School District 2 officials expressed some frustration Monday to local legislators regarding a bill passed in 2022 that requires school districts to use specific literacy screening and intervention tools as outlined by the Wyoming Department of Education and implement...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — The WYO Winter Rodeo will move to the Sheridan County Fairgrounds for the 2023 event set for Feb. 18. Sheridan County Travel and Tourism Executive Director Shawn Parker said the event has proven extremely popular, bringing more than 10,000 people to the downtown area for the...
SHERIDAN — A new study by University of Wyoming researchers has found that for every dollar lost in the ranching industry, there is a $1.55 loss in secondary economic activity.  “On a statewide basis, for every dollar decrease in direct ranch sales related to livestock raising, that causes a $2.55...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Education Committee earlier this week voted to move forward a bill that could result in school staff members who physically discipline children to face criminal charges, such as battery, or civil lawsuits.   The bill, if passed by the full...

Sarah Houghton, owner of South of Main, a new event space in Sheridan, gives a tour of the home on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022.   Photo by Matthew Gaston, The Sheridan Press.

SHERIDAN —As people continue to gather more and more, one local business owner is offering a home in the heart of Sheridan as a setting for stress-free events. South of Main, a renovated historic home at 205 Coffeen Ave., is an “intimate event space” located in a restored 1903 home. “It’s cozy. I...
SHERIDAN — While the number of youth cigarette smokers continues to decline across the country, a new but all too common foe looms over Wyoming’s teenagers: vaping. Electronic nicotine delivery systems including e-cigarettes, e-hookahs, e-pipes and e-cigars are defined by the Center for Disease...

Sheridan High School student Samantha Eliason takes off in the simulator at Sheridan Pilot 307.  Photo by Matthew Gaston, The Sheridan Press.

SHERIDAN — It didn’t take long for Samantha Eliason to get hooked. While she had started thinking about flying a few years ago, on her first discovery flight with Sheridan Pilots 307, she knew. “I fell in love,” Eliason said. “It was amazing.” The discovery flight allowed Eliason to receive an...

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