Archive - 2011 - News

January 12th

Governor Mead Delivers “State of the State” Address Wednesday

Wyoming's 32nd Governor, Matt Mead gave his “State of the State” address Wednesday to a joint session of the Legislature in Cheyenne. Early in his address, Mead said that he will stay true to his platform that he outlined during his campaign.

Local Officials Respond To Changes in Federal Fluoridation Guidelines

Fluoridating our local public water supply has taken a new twist, as the federal government recently revised levels recommended to be added to public drinking water. Previously, recommendations ranged from .7 parts per million (ppm) to 1.2 ppm.

Tragedy Averted in the Big Horns

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A tragic event was avoided Wednesday in the Big Horn Mountains, as search and rescue crews from Sheridan, Johnson, and Big Horn Counties converged on the mountain to locate several missing individuals.

Population Control in Effect

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The City of Sheridan Police Department has been working with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department to acquire a Chapter 56 Permit.

Late Night Apartment Fire Fatality

Sheridan Fire Marshal Brian Songer issued a media release Wednesday morning informing the public of a structure fire Sheridan Fire-Rescue responded to shortly before 11:00 pm Tuesday night.

61st Wyoming Legislature Convenes

Tuesday at noon marked the official opening of the 61st Wyoming Legislative Session in Cheyenne. Representative Rosie Berger phoned Sheridan Media this morning and told us.

Sheridan Fire-Rescue Issues Annual Prevention Report

Sheridan Fire-Rescue issued their 2010 Annual Report for the Fire Prevention Division Tuesday.

January 11th

County Commissioners and Airport Manager Discuss Airline Issues

Since there isn't a board that governs the Sheridan County Airport, the County Commissioners meet with Airport Manager John Stopka on a monthly basis to discuss issues regarding the Airport.

District One Administrator Thinks PAWS Should Stay, For Now

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The State proficiency test known as PAWS has been mired in controversy since its inception several years ago.

A Few More National Health Care Reform Pieces Are Now in Place in Wyoming

As the debate over whether to repeal National Health Care Reform continues, pieces of that reform continue to fall into place in Wyoming.