Sheridan County

During one of the sessions of Monday's Legislative Forum, a commissioner from Sheridan said county officials were concerned that the Wyoming Lottery was reneging on its pledge that the first $6 million earned from lottery sales would go to county and municipal governments

Tuition at the state's seven community colleges, which includes Sheridan College, will stay the same next year.

The legislative forum being held at the Sheridan City Hall this week continues today, from 8:30 to 5:30.

The annual Thanksgiving Basketball Classic that raises money for the Lions Club is set for this weekend in Sheridan at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome on the campus of Sheridan College.

Rosie Berger of Big Horn, who was just elected the majority floor leader of the Wyoming House of Representatives, said they’ll be lucky if half the 600 bills presented in the House this session see the light of day in the 40 days they have during the session.

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has closed US 14A between Burgess Junction and Lovell for the season due to the recent inclement weather. WYDOT had intended to keep the 22-mile stretch of scenic mountain road in the Bighorn Mountains open until December 1.

Legislative forums that provide an opportunity for local leaders to talk with their state legislators is set for today and tomorrow at City Hall in Sheridan.

Wyoming Farm Bureau Foundation Release:

Northwest College student Bryce McKenzie discussed agriculture issues at a recent Wyoming Farm Bureau Young Farmer & Rancher Collegiate Discussion Meet and earned $300 cash and a trip to Nashville, Tenn.

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