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Wyoming 4-H Foundation Awards $62,000 in Scholarships

Wyoming 4-H Foundation Awards $62,000 in Scholarships

The Wyoming State 4-H Foundation recently awarded $62,000 in scholarships to 25 students attending the University of Wyoming or one of the state community colleges.

Earth Day Combines with Local Foods Expo: Part Two

Earth Day Combines with Local Foods Expo: Part Two (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

As we reported last week, Sheridan's Local Food Expo will be teaming up with the Earth Day Festival on April 20 for what event planners say should be a massive event at Sheridan Colleg

Planning Commission Recommends Sheridan Links PUD for Approval

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Planning Commission Recommends Sheridan Links PUD for Approval

Sheridan Media's Chris Foy brings us the latest development news from Monday's meeting of the Sheridan Planning Commission.

School Board Awards Bid for Coffeen Elementary

The Sheridan County School District #2 Board of Trustees Monday night awarded the bid for construction and demolition of the Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School to Delta Construction in the amount of $11.8 million. The new school will be located on the same property as the old school.

G&F Requesting Angler Help at Muddy Guard Reservoir #1

Sheridan Fisheries Biologist Andrew Nikirk with a brown trout from Muddy Guard #1. (Photo Courtesy of the G&F)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is requesting help from anglers who fish at Muddy Guard Reservoir #1 south of Buffalo.

WYDOT Urges Motorists to Be Cautious on I-90 Sheridan Exits

The Wyoming Department of Transportation reminds motorists that slower speeds and caution should be used due to an overlay project on I-90 in Sheridan between exit 20 at K-Mart and Exit 25 near Sheridan College.

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.

Mead: No Decriminalization in Wyoming

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