Wyoming

Fresh off her being crowned Miss Wyoming over the weekend at the WYO Theater in downtown Sheridan, Miss Wyoming 2016 Jordyn Hall stopped by Sheridan Media Monday morning, where she said the reality of the situation hadn’t fully sunk in yet.

Last week Governor Matt Mead in a meeting with the Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee, proposed budget cuts of $248 million that would result in the loss of almost 700 private sector jobs. The cuts go into effect for the 2017-18 biennium budget, which begins July 1.

Included in Sheridan County's budget for the year that starts Friday is $900,000 from the federal government.

There are five sets of ballots in this year's primary elections.

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on June 28, 1916.

The fire danger in the Bighorn National Forest has recently been upgraded to “very high,” according to managers of the national forest, and people are advised to be alert to fire danger in the area.

Buffalo's Sign Ordinance has passed its second reading after being tabled for a few weeks to give city officials time to “clean up” the wording in the document.

Johnson County's Commissioners approved a contract for radio communications equipment for the county, as presented by County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly, and the county's RACES, or Radio Amateur Civilian Emergency Service Coordinator Robert Garrison.

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