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Gov. Mead Asks for Input on Energy Strategy

Gov. Mead Asks for Input on Energy Strategy

Governor Matt Mead announced Tuesday he's seeking input on the Cowboy State's energy strategy going forward. Mead said he hopes the strategy will show Wyoming is an innovator in developing energy and regulating its development.

SHERIDAN MEDIA EXCLUSIVE: Open Position on Sheridan Planning Commission

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Picture yourself here: the Sheridan Planning Commission announced Tuesday that because Kristin Kelly steppded down mid-term to fill a seat on the Sheridan City Council. (Photo by Chris Foy)

Planning and Development Director Robert Briggs announced at Tuesday's meeting of the Sheridan Planning Commission that there is a new opening on the commission. Briggs explains.

Welch Cancer Center Open House is Saturday

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This photo was taken this past summer when only half of the new Welch Cancer Center was finished. The facility is now completely done and there'll be a community open house this Saturday from 10 am to 1 pm. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Welch Cancer Center in Sheridan was held in June of 2011. The transformation has taken place, and the construction is complete says Welch Cancer Center Manager Jennifer Pfister.

Slash Pile Burning on the BHNF

Officials with the Bighorn National Forest want the public to know that smoke may be visible in various parts of the National Forest during the winter months, as firefighters plan on burning slash piles. BHNF Public Affairs Specialist Susie Douglas.

Getting Their Feet Wet

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A council orientation work session was held Tuesday for the new City Councilors in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)
Sheridan City Councilor Elect for Ward III Levi Dominguez (Photo by Ron Richter)
Sheridan City Councilor Elect for Ward I Shelleen Smith (Photo by Ron Richter)

Council Chambers at Sheridan City Hall was the site Tuesday for a new councilor orientation work session. The New Year will bring three new councilors to the Sheridan City Council, as Levi Dominguez, Shelleen Smith and Kristin Kelly were elected earlier this month.

Fremont Ford Offers Chance to be a Judge on American Idol

Fremont Ford Offers Chance to be a Judge on American Idol

Fremont Ford of Sheridan will be offering the community a chance to be a judge on the popular television show American Idol, and much more, this Thursday from 2 - 7 p.m.

Buffalo Attorney Suggests Settlement To Council On WWTP

Buffalo's waste water treatment plant

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven brought a settlement proposal before the city council at their last meeting, suggesting to them it might be the best solution to an ongoing issue with the waste water treatment plant.

Light Up Buffalo Events Scheduled For November 24

Coming up on Saturday, November 24th, the Buffalo Downtown Association will present their “Light Up Buffalo” events to kick off the Christmas Holiday season.

Veterans homelessness declining but addressing issues is not simple

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Rebecca Lewis, 59, lacked direction after she was honorably discharged from the army in 1986. After years of intermittent homeless, Lewis moved to Cheyenne and connected to the city’s office of Veterans Affairs, where she was able to collect her disability income and connect with assistance to find housing.

By Bill McCarthy, WyoFile.com


Rebecca Lewis of Cheyenne is a success story in the Department of Veterans Affairs effort to end homelessness among the nation’s military veterans by 2015.

Library Celebrates Internet Remodeling

Greg Madison stands ready to perform the official ribbon cutting at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Libarary to celebrate the recently completed intenet remodeling. Madison donated workstations to the library. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Greg Madison performs the official ribbon cutting at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Libarary to celebrate the recently completed intenet remodeling. Madison donated workstations to the library. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library now hosts one of the fastest connectivity speeds of any library in the state. The intenet remodeling was made possible via community contributions equal to the amount of $50,000.

Patrons at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will walk in to a pleasant surprise the next time they go looking for reference materials or Internet access.