July 27th, 2013

Gov. Mead Appoints Former Buffalo Judge as Circuit Court Judge in Sweetwater County

Gov. Mead Appoints Former Buffalo Judge as Circuit Court Judge in Sweetwater County (Photo courtesy Flickr user SalFalko)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has selected Craig Jones as the new Circuit Court Judge for the Third Judicial District in Sweetwater County. Jones will replace Judge Daniel Forgey who moved to the Seventh Judicial District.

Letter from the Public: Big Business and Fluoridation

Letter from the Public: Big Business and Fluoridation (Photo courtesy Flickr user athena)

I take exception to [the] comment in [a 2010 issue of] the Sheridan Press stating that tooth decay is the most common long term disease in children.

A Garage Sale For a Good Cause

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Senior Center held a “big” garage sale Friday that had just about everything one can imagine.

July 26th

UW Trustees Approve Budget Request With Merit Pay

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is asking the state for about $14 million to raise faculty and staff salaries in the 2015-2016 budget. If approved by the Legislature, UW's request would equal about an average 4 percent pay raise.


Friday 7/26/13 Open Line Friday

Wilkerson Sentence: 20 To 40 Years In Prison

At his sentencing hearing this morning, Richard Cameron Wilkerson was sentenced to no less than 20 and no more than 40 years in prison after being convicted earlier this year of second degree murder in connection with the death of Brian Newman.

If the election were held today, who would you vote for in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate?

The Bank of Sheridan
Senator Mike Enzi
58% (622 votes)
Liz Cheney
20% (218 votes)
7% (75 votes)
14% (150 votes)
Total votes: 1065

July 25th


SHERIDAN JETS/ STATE TOURNEY - The Wyoming American Legion "B" state tournament got underway yesterday the Sheridan Jets dropped their opening game against Casper 10-0 in the other game Cheyenne shut down Gillette winning 10-1.

Jets will play the late game tonight at 7:00 against Laramie. the first game today will be at 9:00 am with Cheyenne playing Jackson, Laramie and Casper play at noon, Jackson faces Gillette at 3:00.

The top four advance to bracket play with semi-finals Saturday the title game will be play Sunday.

On the Foundation Cements Another Success

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A balmy summer eve lent itself to the 3rd annual “On the Foundation” fundraiser. Sheridan play-goers were treated to a night of five one-act plays, all done with local talent and all proceeds benefiting Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns.

NASA Exploration Design Challenge Seeks Wyoming Participants

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NASA is seeking Wyoming entries for their Exploration Design Challenge. In March, NASA announced a partnership with Lockheed Martin, inviting students K-12 to learn more about radiation.