March 24th, 2013

Wyo. Military Dept. Plans to Furlough More Than 430 Employees

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Wyo. Military Dept. Plans to Furlough More Than 430 Employees

The Wyoming Military Department announced it's planning to furlough more than 430 due to furloughs planned by the Department of Defense. The majority of affected employees work either in Cheyenne at the Joint Forces Readiness Center or with the Wyoming Air National Guard.

Homelessness in Sheridan County: Part One

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Homelessness in Sheridan County: Part One (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

A study recently conducted by the Volunteers of America of the Northern Rockies and the Homelessness Resource Alliance of Northeastern Wyoming found that 80 individuals within the county lacked a safe place to sleep. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy brings us part one of his series.

Sheridan Media Week In Review

Here's a look at the past weeks top stories from Sheridan Media News:

Monday's City Council Meeting ushered in the long-awaited 5th Street Corridor Plan. City Planning Director, Robert Briggs.

Renovated UW Clinic Offers Unique Counselor Education Experience

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(Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

The University of Wyoming has completed a major renovation to the Counselor Education Clinic in the College of Education. Clinic Director Michael Morgan says the facility provides a safe, professional environment for training future school counselors.

March 23rd

BHS Forensics Boasts State Champion

The Buffalo High School Forensics team traveled to Rock Springs March 14-16 for the Wyoming High School Forensics Association State (WHSFA) Tournament at Western Wyoming Community College.

Natrona County Woman Pleads No Contest to Poisoning Stepmom

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A 19-year-old Wyoming woman accused of poisoning her stepmother with eye drops has pleaded no contest to an aggravated assault charge.

Alexis Jennings of Natrona County entered the plea Thursday in state district court.

Festival of Cultures Just Keeps Getting Better and Better

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Chef Brandy Lawson dishing up Brazilian fish tacos.

Giving Sheridan a little taste of the world, it was Sheridan College's sixth annual Festival of Cultures Friday night. Held in the Golden Dome, it was a culinary delight as students and the community sat down together to enjoy.

Former Governor Named as SC Graduation Speaker

Former Wyoming Governor Jim Geringer (Courtesy Photo)

Sheridan College has announced that former Wyoming Governor, Jim Geringer will be this year's graduation speaker during the May 11 commencement exercise. Geringer served as the 30th Governor of Wyoming from 1995-2003, following 12 years in the State Legislature.

Businesses Tackle Accounting Class

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a workshop for business bookkeepers yesterday entitled “Breaking Down Financial Statements to Beneft Your Businesses.” Managers and owners of businesses in every industry gathered in the Sheridan College Watt Agricultural building to hear Bruce Brow

March 22nd

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Firefighters Union

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Fire Chief Terry Lenhart (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Wyoming Supreme Court this week ruled in favor of Sheridan Firefighters Local Number 276 in regard to their lawsuit against the City of Sheridan for breach of their collective bargaining agreement.