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February 19th, 2015

Public Welcome to Cowboy Hall of Fame Reception

Five men will be honored Saturday for living a true western cowboy life. They’ve been chosen as the first group inducted into the Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame for Region 5, which includes both Sheridan and Johnson counties.

Medicaid Amendment Fails the House

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A budget amendment that would have added up to four years of Medicaid for Wyoming citizens failed in the House Thursday. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

UPDATE: Patton Remains 'Indomitable'

Sheridan County's Rep. John Patton was moved from the intensive care unit but was still in a Cheyenne hospital late Thursday afternoon after undergoing an angioplasty earlier in the week.

College Receives First Gift in Fundraising Campaign

The president of Sheridan College announced the first gift of $50,000 as college officials launched a campaign to raise $4 million to complete the new Whitney Center for the Arts now under construction at the campus in Sheridan.

Dayton Chooses New Council Member

Laurie Walters Clark is the newest town councilor in Dayton.

Community Aquatics Center Proposal

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Members of the Citizens for Community Recreation and the Sheridan County YMCA gave a presentation before the Sheridan City Council Tuesday night about a proposed $12.5 million indoor aquatics center in Sheridan.

MOU Between County, City, Covers Future Annexations

An amendment to a Memorandum of Understanding between Sheridan County and the City of Sheridan was approved Tuesday night by the Sheridan City Council.

County Scholarship, Veterans Exemption Deadlines Near

Several announcements were made during this week’s meeting of the Sheridan County Commission, including one regarding the county’s college scholarships and another about property tax exemptions for veterans.

February 19th

Organization Offers Hope, Healing

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As part of Sheridan Media’s closer look at various community organizations, this week we will be looking at the Hope and Healing Support Group, a support group for people who are survivors of suicide loss.

Over 70 Amendments between House and Senate on Budget Bill

Discussion in the Senate and House on the supplemental budget bill is continuing this week during the current legislative session in Cheyenne with over 70 amendments made to the bills in each legislative body, according to Wyoming Sen. Bruce Burns, of Sheridan.