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Patton Hospitalized, Reportedly Recovering

Sheridan County's Rep. John Patton was rushed to a hospital in Cheyenne early Tuesday morning because of a blocked artery, but he was reported to be recovering on Wednesday morning.

Lawmakers Prep ‘A Budget Like You’ve Never Seen Before’

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Sen. Tony Ross

Wyoming lawmakers plan to use leftover funds and reach into short-term savings to cover a six percent deficit for the 2016 budget. They will rely on projected investment earnings to pay for special projects for the next two years. All of that money comes from state sources.

Homeless Shelter Needs Bowls for Fundraiser

The Volunteers of America Northern Rockies organization will hold its annual “Empty Bowl” fundraiser next month in Sheridan, but need the community’s help. Organizers say they need bowls.

Sheridan Man Arraigned on Two Felonies

An arraignment for a 40-year-old Sheridan man charged with two felonies was held Tuesday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Sheridan Woman Receives Probation for Drug Charge

25-year-old Casey Van Haele of Sheridan was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison, suspended, in lieu of 3 years supervised probation. During sentencing, District Court Judge John Fenn said to Van Haele that “you’re getting a break, and you probably won’t be getting one again”.

Science Standards, Food Sale Bills Move Forward

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By the end of the day Tuesday, which marked the 24th day of the 2015 general session of the Wyoming Legislature, the science standards and food sale bills were still moving forward.

Recovery Effort For Missing Child Resumes

The recovery effort for the body of a 4-year-old girl who went missing more than a week ago in the Powder River near Buffalo after falling through the ice will resume on Saturday.

Letter Reveals Concerns, Fears in District 1

Teachers gather behind Shannon Moline while she reads letter. (Photo by Pat Blair)

A letter to Sheridan County School District 1 trustees reveals concerns and fears among many of the district's faculty.

Big Horn Principal's Contract Not Renewed

Audience members stand in support for Big Horn Principal. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Despite a plea from parents and a show of support at Tuesday night's meeting, Sheridan County School District 1 trustees did not renew the contract of Big Horn High School Principal George Mirich.

Grant Funds Sheridan County Conservation Projects

The Sheridan County Conservation District, as part of countywide initiative with other local conservation agencies, recently received a $1.9 million Regional Conservation Partnership Program Grant from the USDA.

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