Sheridan

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

According to the unofficial election results for the Sheridan City Council race, Shelleen Smith has won the seat for Ward I by 141 votes. Smith beat contender Anthony Fairbanks with a total of 1,156 votes to Fairbanks' 1,015.

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