February 12th, 2016

Ranchester History Includes Bank Robbery, Row of Yellow Houses

Settled in the late 1800s, by 1910, the little town of Ranchester, Wyoming, which is northwest of Sheridan in Sheridan County, was notable for a row of painted yellow houses.

Rehearsing for the Stars

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Local youth will be showing off their talent tonight during the Kiwanis Stars of Tomorrow talent competition. The event will take place at the WYO Theater in downtown Sheridan at 7. Tickets are $8, $5 for students ages 6-18, free for children age 5 and under. Tickets are available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling (307) 672-9084, or at the door.

February 11th

State Budget Crunch and How it May Affect Sheridan

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The Wyoming Legislature’s Budget Session began earlier this week in Cheyenne. Legislators are tasked with crafting a balanced budget for the biennium despite a grim financial outlook due to a slumping mineral industry.

A Diverse Economy

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As many communities around Wyoming are struggling economically due in large part to the drop in oil prices and federal regulations that have stifled the coal industry, Sheridan continues to prosper.

Fair Board to Send Contract to Attorney

The Sheridan County Fair Association will send a proposed agreement for WIFI equipment at the fairgrounds to the county attorney for review after adding language regarding where the equipment will be placed.

High School Offers 'Early Out' Program

Sheridan High School students don't have to wait until summer or the next school year to make up failing grades in their classes.

Broncs Wrestlers win at Gillette take regular season conference title / Bronc / Lady Bronc hoops at Cheyenne Central tonight / SC hoops at Home Saturday / Pokes at BSU Saturday

BRONC WRESTLING - The Bronc wrestlers won their dual in Gillette last night by the score of 47-29 the Broncs took nine matches and win the regular season dual conference championship.

They end the regular season at home tonight with a dual against Natrona county JV matches start at 5:00 varsity matches start at 6:00.

The 4-A East regional wrestling tournament will start a week from today in Gillette.

Wyoming News

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Latest Wyoming news, sports, business and entertainment

Rep. Madden On Legislative Session: Local Funding

Mike Madden

State Representative Mike Madden, a Republican from Buffalo, will be checking in with Sheridan Media, giving us updates on the happenings in the State House of Representatives during this year's Legislative Budget Session.

Madden discussed the first week of the session with us in a phone interview Thursday.

Madden Explains His Distribution Formula To Buffalo Council

Mike Madden

State Representative Mike Madden explained his new distribution formula that will be introduced in this year's Legislative Session, that will re-work how local city and county governments in the state receive their direct distribution funding from the state.