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Veterans homelessness declining but addressing issues is not simple

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Rebecca Lewis, 59, lacked direction after she was honorably discharged from the army in 1986. After years of intermittent homeless, Lewis moved to Cheyenne and connected to the city’s office of Veterans Affairs, where she was able to collect her disability income and connect with assistance to find housing.

By Bill McCarthy, WyoFile.com


Rebecca Lewis of Cheyenne is a success story in the Department of Veterans Affairs effort to end homelessness among the nation’s military veterans by 2015.

Library Celebrates Internet Remodeling

Greg Madison stands ready to perform the official ribbon cutting at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Libarary to celebrate the recently completed intenet remodeling. Madison donated workstations to the library. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Greg Madison performs the official ribbon cutting at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Libarary to celebrate the recently completed intenet remodeling. Madison donated workstations to the library. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library now hosts one of the fastest connectivity speeds of any library in the state. The intenet remodeling was made possible via community contributions equal to the amount of $50,000.

Patrons at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will walk in to a pleasant surprise the next time they go looking for reference materials or Internet access.

Commissioners To Offer DeSmet Deal

(Photo by Chris Foy)

Sheridan County's commissioners are meeting the Game and Fish Commission in Rock Springs tomorrow.

Wyoming Ag Waits on Farm Bill

Congress is back to work, and agricultural workers are eagerly awaiting the revised version of the Farm Bill. The bill, which is renewed every five years, is set to expire at the end of next month.

Buffalo To Upgrade Cemetery Road Pathway

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council got a report from City Planner Zach Montgomery on the Cemetery Road Pathway that was completed earlier this year.

Johnson County Commission Accepts Grant, Aid Money

Johnson County Commissioners

Johnson County's Commissioners approved accepting a number of grants, state aid and contracts for various uses at their meeting last week.

The Search for a President

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The University of Wyoming hired the consulting firm of Greenwood/Asher and Associates to assist in the search for a new president of the university. Monday night, Betty Asher with the consulting firm was in Sheridan to receive input during a public listening session.

Johnson County Attorney Responds To Payment Of Legal Fees

Sheridan Media reported last week that the Johnson County Commissioners had approved paying the legal fees incurred by County Assessor Cindy Rogers in connection with the proposed lease of water rights by the Wyoming Game and Fish and the possible tax ramifications that could have possibly stemmed from allowing the lease.

Chamber Luncheon and Business After Hours This Wednesday

Chamber Luncheon and Business After Hours This Wednesday

Director of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, Dixie Johnson, visited with host Kim Love during Monday's episode of Public Pulse. Johnson gave a preview of the topic of this week's luncheon.

Pledge to Graduate

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Freshman at Sheridan High School take the Pledge to Graduate.
Freshman at Sheridan High School take the Pledge to Graduate.
Freshman at Sheridan High School take the Pledge to Graduate.
Freshman at Sheridan High School take the Pledge to Graduate.
Freshman at Sheridan High School take the Pledge to Graduate.
Sheridan County School District Two Superintendent Craig Dougherty speaks to Freshman at Sheridan High School Monday.

Over 240 Freshman from Sheridan High School gave their pledge to graduate during a ceremony Monday in the school auditorium. School District Two Superintendent Craig Dougherty explained to the students the importance of receiving their diploma.

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