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A Whale Surfaces and Lifts These Kayakers out of the Water! This is Cool!!
Jason Aldean playing his new single for CLEVELAND!
Brett Eldredge hits No. 1 so why not celebrate!
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A double feature put on by the Sheridan College Theater Department is coming to The Wyo Theater August 15th through the 24th. This year, Hamlet by William Shakespeare, and Gerry Hansen's "Ros & Guild" will be shown back to back in the Mars Theater.
Hamlet as you may be aware is one of the most quoted works in the Western World. You know the line "To be, or not to be," - yes that is in Hamlet. Shows are at 7 pm Mondays through Saturdays and at 2 pm on Sundays.
Previously on Community Speaks, we've heard from Derek Andrews and Ashlea Bassett of Sheridan College in Johnson County regarding the formation of Leadership Johnson County. Word has now come that the first class, with 20 participants, will hit the ground running in September. Leadership Johnson County, as explained by Bassett has several goals...
During the brief City Council meeting Monday evening, Sheridan City Clerk/Treasurer Scott Badley presented some good news as far as the budget is concerned. The City's revenues are on the positive side for the month of July, and are ahead of projections. Badley explains one example of where the City has seen a bump...
Interstate 25 north of Casper earlier this month was the site of a motorist assist that ended as a felony arrest. July 13th, a motorist needing assistance was parked on the exit ramp at mile post 210. A responding trooper suspected he was given false information as to who the driver was. As the investigation progressed, the driver, 35-year-old Kendrick Murray's identity became known. It was discovered that Murray was driving with a suspended license, and the Buick he was in had been stolen out of Billings, Montana.
A female occupant in the vehicle also had a protection order against Murray.
Running unopposed for her position this election season is Johnson County Assessor Cindy Rogers. Rogers stopped by Community Speaks this week to discuss the past four years, and what is to come. Over the past four years, Rogers says the County has established a new GIS Mapping System, addressing the land from when it was patented forward. It has been an extensive project, that helps address property ownership. An interesting fact..
Buffalo Building Inspector Toby Rhoades delivered his second and final report of July at the City Council meeting last week. Rhoades began by noting that a nuisance had been cleaned up in a particular area of town, thanks to City Attorney Ben Kirven writing the property owner a letter...
State News

A Big Horn County School District has delayed the start of its school year. Lovell's School District #2 amended the school calendar during a July 16 meeting of its board.
 

The Basin's first forest fire of the season is growing. The Dilworth fire was reported early Sunday afternoon in the vicinity of Snowshoe Creek on the Shoshone National Forest.

Bighorn National Forest Managers say that bear activity on the forest is continuing to rise. A spike of black bear sightings near campgrounds, private cabins, and lodges has both forest managers and the Game and Fish Department concerned for the safety of forest visitors.
 

All four candidates for Cody City Administrator are in town. The candidates arrived yesterday and dined with city council and staff. Today, the four will participate in a public reception.
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