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November 7th, 2012

State, Feds Set to Collide Over Amendment A

Wyoming voters resoundingly passed Wyoming Constitutional Amendment A at the polls yesterday, essentially setting up a state statutes that directly conflict with the federal Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.

SHERIDAN MEDIA EXCLUSIVE: Gerard Pleads Guilty

UPDATE: 3:39 p.m.

Former Buffalo city council member, Justin Gerard, has entered a plea of guilty to a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, with intent to deliver. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy was at the Campbell County District Courthouse in Gillette Wednesday morning and has the story.

JoCo Agrees to Buy DeSmet

The Johnson County Commissioners have elected to buy Sheridan County's water rights interests in Lake DeSmet.

Trustee Looks to Raise School Dropout Age

Sheridan County School District #2 trustee, Richard Bridger, has started an initiative to change the Wyoming state law regarding the age a student can legally drop out of school.

November 7th

Opinions Still Run Strong, Even in Wyoming

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Tuesday night, there was a lot in common between Sheridan County's Republican and Democratic Headquarters. There was food, faithful party supporters, and TV's set up to watch election results.

City Of Buffalo, JLM Engineering Reach Settlement Agreement

At their meeting Tuesday afternoon the Buffalo City Council retired into an executive session and upon returning announced that the city and JLM Engineering had reached an agreement in a civil case and would settle by JLM Paying a one-time $75,000 fee but not admit any guilt or wrongdoing in the matter.

Auction Raises 25K For Johnson County Library

Last weekend's Friends Of The Library Auction at the Johnson County library was not only a fun time for those that attended, but a lucrative evening for the library's endowment fund, according to Library Director Cynthia Twing.

Results Are In For School District and Sheridan College Boards of Trustees

Four trustees at-large for Sheridan Community College have been selected, according to Tuesday night's unofficial election results. Bruce Hoffman received the most votes, followed by Kress "Kati" Sherwood. The remaining two trustees are R. Scott Ludwig and Walter Wragge.

Four More Years For Kinskey

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Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey discusses his win on AM 1410 KWYO Tuesday night. (Photo by Chris Foy)

Current City of Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey will have another four years in office as he defeated candidate Steve Brantz by 1,150 votes in Tuesday's election. Kinskey says that he'd like to finish what he started in 2004.

Dominguez Wins Ward Three Seat

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Levi Dominguez will be the new Councilor for Ward III in the City of Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

In one of the closer races of the evening locally, Levi Dominguez beat out Thayer Shafer by 122 votes for the Sheridan City Council Ward III seat. Dominguez says that he's entering the political field with an open mind.