Archive - Apr 17, 2013 - News

Senate Rejects Gun Control Bill, Sen. Enzi Speaks Out

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Senate Rejects Gun Control Bill, Sen. Enzi Speaks Out (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

The U.S. Senate Wednesday flat out rejected a plan to expand background checks for gun buyers in a failing vote of 54 to 46.

Superintendent Hill Threatens Legislators With Libel Lawsuit

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Superintendent Hill Threatens Legislators With Libel Lawsuit

State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Cindy Hill, has threatened legislators with a lawsuit over their recently published white paper detailing the reasons for why they adopted reforms stripping Hill of many of her duties. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Meet and Greet at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds

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Meet and Greet at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds (Photos by Chris Foy)

On Wednesday evening, dozens of community members and representatives from the many user groups that frequent the Sheridan County Fairgrounds all had an opportunity to meet with fairgrounds staff, the fair board and a few county commissioners.

Consultant Updates Economic Development Committee

Members of the Sheridan Area Economic Development Task Force listen in as Janet Ady discusses ways to properly attract businesses to Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Ady Voltedge President and CEO Janet Ady, gave a presentation to the Sheridan Area Economic Development Task Force Wednesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

One of a Kind Commissioners Meeting

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To commemorate 125 years of Sheridan County Government, the Sheridan County Commissioners will hold a special meeting next Tuesday. Commissioner Tom Ringley.

Leading Energy Policy Expert to Launch New UW Center for Law and Energy Resources

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(Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

A new Center for Law and Energy Resources in the Rockies is being established at the University of Wyoming College of Law.

Rec District Registration Goes Online

The Sheridan Recreation is busy taking registrations for the spring and summer season sports, but the job is easier this year, thanks to online registration. Rec District business manager, Rich Bridger:

BHNF Beetles On the Decline

Earlier this month, the Associated Press reported the pine beetle epidemic across the state is on the decline.

Health Center Secures Lease

The new Sheridan Health Center opened its doors in its new location as of Monday. Also this week, the Sheridan County Commissioners approved a lease agreement in the amount of one dollar per year.

Ethical Investing Takes Off

Sheridan residents with retirement accounts tied up in the stock market are having a tough week.