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April 7th, 2015

Athletes Gear-Up for Competition

Special Olympics athletes from the local area are gearing up for the state summer games by participating in competitions held in various communities throughout the state.

Swearing-In Ceremony for New Senator Set for Friday

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The swearing-in ceremony for Senator-Elect Brian Boner of Douglas who replaces Sen. Jim Anderson representing Converse and Platte counties will be held Friday afternoon at 1:30 in the senate chambers of the capitol in Cheyenne. Administering the oath of office will be Chief Justice E. James Burke.

Patton Will be Missed

Editor's Note: This note and photo of the desk of State Representative John Patton, who died on Sunday, were sent to us by his colleague in the House, State Representative Rosie Berger of Big Horn.

A photo of an empty desk. I am at the Capitol this morning. We are all missing Rep. Patton. He will be greatly missed by his friends in the legislature. With a sad heart, Rosie.

When You’re a Small State, Size Really Does Matter

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Does size matter? 

It sure does when you are Wyoming, whose massive geographic size has nothing to do with its great advantages of being the smallest state in the union when it comes to population.

Sheridan Man Accused in Arson Fire Denies Federal Charges

A man charged in connection with an arson fire that damaged the Sheridan County Attorney's Office last summer has pleaded not guilty to federal charges.

Council Approves Cooperative Agreement With County

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council met for their first regularly scheduled meeting of April Monday night. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Governor Saddened by Loss of Representative Patton

Wyoming State Representative John Patton died Sunday. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead issued the following statement Monday on the passing of Representative John Patton on Sunday. The governor said that “John Patton was a wonderful Wyoming man and a thoughtful, hard-working legislator who set a positive example for his colleagues.

Chamber Lunch Program Focuses on Online Security

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The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon will be this Wednesday from 11:30 to 1 at the Best Western Sheridan Center on Main Street in Sheridan.

April 6th

Enzi, Lummis Send Condolences to Patton's Family

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi and Rep. Cynthia Lummis sent their condolences to the family of State Rep. John Patton on Monday after learning of the Sheridan legislator's death.

New Museum to be Dedicated in June

New Brinton Museum Ready for Exhibits (Photo by Pat Blair)

Dedication of the new Brinton Museum building just outside Big Horn is set for June.