Sheridan County

OSHA just wrapped up nearly three weeks of hearings on a proposed rule to limit workers' exposure to silica dust. Hydraulic fracturing, which is done in Wyoming, was one of the industry exposures examined, along with general construction, masonry and foundries.

Sheridan businessman Jesus Rios has been elected to finish out the unexpired term of Levi Dominguez on the Sheridan City Council.

An energy company that operates a coal mine 35 miles north of Sheridan and contributes to the technical programs at the community colleges of both Sheridan and Gillette has been recognized nationally for its commitment to education.

Wyoming's Governor Matt Mead says the latest unemployment figures show the strength of Wyoming and he believes the economy will continue to expand.

County Clerk Floyd has been directed by the commissioners to write to the state board of charities and reform, and apply for some convict labor for Sheridan this summer.

A program on identity theft, scams and consumer protection was presented last week at the Sheridan Senior Center.

In a recent interview with Sheridan Police Chief Rich Adriaens, he said the lack of seatbelt use continues to be of concern for him.

The quality of teaching, and level of learning, in Sheridan County School District 2 has attracted the attention of Wyoming Governor Matt Mead – who wants to see that success replicated statewide.

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