Sheridan Mayor: 'City Administrator is Needed'

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Now that the mayor of Sheridan has been on the job for a little over six months, does the city need an administrator? Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Water Board Approves New Contract for Booster Station Project

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SAWS Project Manager Dan Coughlin (Photo by Ron Richter)

In 2012, the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board entered into a contract with Dowl-HKM of Sheridan to design upgrades to the various pump stations throughout the SAWS system. The Joint Powers Board Wednesday night approved a new contract with the firm for the project.

Treatment Plant Upgrades Nearing Completion

(Photo by Ron Richter)

A project that began in the spring of 2013 is nearing completion, as was reported during Wednesday's monthly meeting of the Sheridan Area Supply Joint Powers Board.

Wyoming's 'Marlboro Man' Has Died

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'Marlboro Man' Darrell Winfield

A modern-day legendary cowboy from Wyoming who caught and held the nation's eye in the 1960s and 70s by appearing in a long-running advertising campaign died this week. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

Berger: Community College Funding a Priority

State Rep. Rosie Berger said her priority in the Legislature this year is to improve the way Wyoming's community colleges are funded.

Depression is Topic of Brown Bag Seminar

Depression and ways to deal with it was the focus of two seminars this week.

Phone Scam Targeting Buffalo Area

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder has informed Sheridan Media that there is a phone scam targeting people in the Buffalo Area.

Garber, Henry, See, Lehan, Frackelton’s Honored

Chamber President Stacia Skretteberg, left, presents the award to Laura Lehan. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)
Dixie See, at right. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)
Cody Davey, left, and Dave Youngren accepted the award for Frackelton's. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)
Elaine Henry and Richard Garber -- Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

UPDATE: The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce presented awards Wednesday to outstanding business leaders.

Cheap Oil no Friend to Our Traditional Arguments

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Cheap Oil no Friend to Our Traditional Arguments

by Allen Best

Gasoline dipped below $2 per gallon after Christmas in Salt Lake City, Denver and other cities, and I’ve heard rumors of $1.75. Gas is selling for $1.70 in Laramie, Wyo. Most of us like this immensely. Not so the stock market, which was jarred by oil dipping below $50 per barrel. Cheap oil has also gummed up a variety of political arguments.

Chamber Presents Annual Awards

Business leaders will be named and honored today during the monthly luncheon of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce.