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SHERIDAN — Delta-8 THC, a hemp-derived cannabinoid that is legal in Wyoming, has gained popularity since 2018 as an alternative to delta-9 THC. But it’s largely unregulated and may pose health risks to the community, a Wyoming prosecutor said.   Delta-8 vs. Marijuana   Marijuana is a type of...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — The Wyoming Department of State Parks & Cultural Resources has announced a call for artists to apply for the 2024 Artist in Residence program.    This program connects visual artists with the wonder and unexpected opportunities in Wyoming State Parks. This 10-day road trip...
SHERIDAN — Medical providers shared concerns about governmental overreach in Senate files approved by the Senate Labor, Health and Social Services Committee Thursday.   Sen. Anthony Bouchard, R-Cheyenne, sponsored Senate File 99 — Chloe’s Law — and Senate File 98, which both have a laundry list of...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — The Sheridan County commissioners approved a yearlong “extraterritorial assistance” agreement between the Johnson County and Sheridan County Sheriff’s Offices Feb. 20.   The agreement — which is in effect from March 1, 2024 to March 1, 2025 — allows the JCSO to to provide law...
SHERIDAN —- The Wyoming House of Representatives referred three mental health bills to its Appropriations Committee last week.   Speaker of the House Albert Sommers, R-Pinedale, brought the bills up for consideration, noting his and the Governor’s focus on mental health. “That has been a priority...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — A funeral service for Sgt. Nevada Krinkee will be held 1 p.m. March 1, Kane Funeral Home announced Thursday.    The funeral will include military honors and will be held at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome on the Sheridan College campus, located at 1 Whitney Way in Sheridan.   ...

A Gillette Police Department Special Response Team member takes cover behind the turret of a Bearcat as fellow SRT officers take cover behind it during a standoff on Sixth Street and North Sheridan Avenue Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024. Members of the Sheridan Police Department, Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office, and the Wyoming Highway Patrol established a perimeter and determined the subject was barricaded inside a residence. Photo by Clint Wood, The Sheridan Press.

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Police Department staff and the Sheridan community is mourning the death of Sgt. Nevada Krinkee, who was shot and killed while attempting to serve a trespass warning on a male subject Tuesday morning.    Krinkee, a veteran of the department for more than six years, was...

Two Gillette Police officers walk back from the department's BearCat, which is a wheeled SWAT vehicle designed for military and law enforcement use, during a standoff on Sixth Street and North Sheridan Avenue Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024. Members of the Sheridan Police Department, Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office, and the Wyoming Highway Patrol established a perimeter and determined the subject was barricaded inside a residence. Photo by Clint Wood, The Sheridan Press.

SHERIDAN — The suspect in the earlier shooting death of Sheridan Police Department is dead after more than 24 hours of negotiations.    The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation issued a release at 7:10 p.m. Wednesday stating the suspect exited a house on Seventh Street in Sheridan with a...
SHERIDAN — A recent report showed Sheridan County held the highest percentage of self-employed jobs in Wyoming in 2022, and the state led the U.S. in self-employment.   Just over one-third of Wyoming’s 436,564 full-time and part-time jobs in 2022 were self-employed, according to the Wyoming...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — Sheridan County School District 2 has saved approximately $118,474 in food service costs since 2021, thanks to donations of local beef.   SCSD2 Food Service Director Leslie Haberkern said that number is thanks to the district’s Ranch to School program, which began in August 2021...

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