Sheridan

As Election Day coverage wrapped Tuesday night, Wyoming's U.S. senior Senator Mike Enzi who was voted in for a fourth term was thanking is fellow candidates.

“I know firsthand,” he said, “how difficult putting your name on a ballot can be and the toll it can take on your families and careers.”

Buffalo Creek, the last Sheridan County precinct to report election results, went strongly Democratic except for three instances.

Mark Jennings, Republican Candidate for State Representative for House District 30, which covers a portion of Sheridan, garnered 2,068 votes to beat out Independent Val Burgess, who ran as a write-in candidate.

The Sheridan City Council will have a couple of new members come the New Year, as Thayer Shafer beat out Incumbent Robert Webster by 766 votes to grab the two-year seat on the council.

SHERIDAN COUNTY
TAX/AMENDMENT/CONTESTED RACES

The Penny Tax is a keeper. The amendment allowing out-of-state trustees on the University of Wyoming board goes down in flames.

Students from a local high school who have written an unusual score for a classic film are ready to present their work. Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

John B. Kendrick of Sheridan was swept into the office of governor of Wyoming yesterday by a majority of 4,000 votes.

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