Here's a look at the past week's top news stories from Sheridan Media News:
Wyoming Governor Matt Mead made a stop in Sheridan on Wednesday to speak about his energy strategy at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce's monthly luncheon. Mead outlined four priorities of the strategy: economic competitiveness, efficient regulation, natural resource conservation and developing new technologies.
A concerned mother created a petition to overturn the Sheridan City Council's 2011 decision to increase the amount of fluoride in the municipal water supply. The petition has garnered hundreds of signatures since it was introduced just over a week ago. On Thursday's edition of Public Pulse, Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey addressed the topic as callers spoke out for – and against – fluoridating the water. You can join the discussion by clicking on the links below.
Sheridan City Councilwoman Shelleen Smith changed her plea to guilty Thursday in Sheridan County Circuit Court to a charge of driving under the influence following an incident on April 26. She initially entered a written not guilty plea shortly after her arrest. Circuit Court Judge Shelley Cundiff handed down a sentence of one year of unsupervised probation. Court documents indicate that Smith's blood alcohol content was .12, which is over the legal limit of .08 in Wyoming.