April 8th, 2013

Passing the Check

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City of Sheridan Mayor, Dave Kinskey, and members of the City Council presented Sheridan College President, Paul Young, with a $125,000 check last Friday.

The check is the result of resolution 16-13, passed unanimously by the City Council last month to support an additional instructor in the Machine Tool Technology Program at Sheridan College for four years.

Feds to Enforce Affordable Care Act

The federal government will directly enforce Affordable Care Act regulations in Wyoming when key pieces of the federal health care reform law take effect in January.

Federal officials made the decision after learning the Wyoming Department of Insurance lacks the authority to enforce the rules.

Chamber Hosts Lunch, Obamacare Class

This month's Chamber of Commerce Luncheon will focus on new healthcare regulations that will apply to businesses this year.

Tuesday Marks Equal Pay Day

The Wyoming Women's Foundation has announced Tuesday is “Equal Pay Day.” April 9 is the date that illustrates the disparity between men and women's pay. Essentially, the amount of money earned collectively by women up to this date represents how much less than men they are paid.

Monday 04-08-13

Chamber of Commerce / Powder River Veterinary Hospital


This past weekend the Sheridan College Rodeo team competed in Torrington, WY.

The men’s team finished 8th this weekend, with 250 points, not where we wanted to finish, it was a tough weekend. All 5 of our bullriders bucked off their bulls as did all 30 bullriders entered, so that really hurt us, not gaining any points in that event.

BUT, we had three saddle bronc riders place and make it back to the short round.

Mead: No Decriminalization in Wyoming

Wyoming Governor, Matt Mead, said Wyoming isn't anywhere near being ready to reform its marijuana laws.

Just Taking A Break

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Picture by: Brady Legerski


Fishing Guide and Owner of the FLY SHOP OF THE BIGHORNS

Wanting to learn FLY FISHING but you have never taken the time? Hear is your chance to learn the proper techniques of fly fishing while having a great time!

Roger Miller, Owner of the Fly Shop of the Bighorns will be instructing an introduction to fly fishing course to persons interested in learning the basics of Fly Fishing. Roger has been a professional guide and fly shop owner for the past 7 years and has been fly fishing for 18 years.

New Business Heads for Main Street

Friday morning, Sheridan Media News reported that Lucinda's Artisan Gallery is picking up and moving to Washington State. The storefront won't stand vacant for long.