Hayden Porter was at Sheridan Stationery on Saturday to sign copies of his Great Farmers book. The book is a collection of nearly 60 essays written by Porter for the Sheridan Press, with subjects ranging from “The Farmers of Sodom” to Jim Bridger to the first tractor farmers.
State Senator John Schiffer says Wyoming's tourism industry must be aggressive, adding that competition with Montana is fierce. He told those attending yesterday's legislative forum that Montana would love to take all of Wyoming's tourists.
At Thursday's legislative forum in Sheridan, Black Tooth Brewing Company co-owner Tim Barnes questioned why Wyoming legislators are considering an increase in beer taxes, and said that will hurt the state's micro-brewery business.
One Sheridan company has released Droid apps and is in public beta testing for an educational release. Another has received a U.S. patent for a new healthcare software. A company in the high tech park on Sheridan's north side now has 80 employees and continues to grow.
A local teacher has received national recognition. Lauri Graves of Big Horn Elementary has won the Presidential Award for Excellence in math and science. She teaches the fifth grade. The information comes directly from the school.