Congress Passes Bipartisan Healthcare Bill to Protect Small Business

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A bill co-sponsored by Wyoming’s U.S. senators that protects America’s small businesses from healthcare premium increases under the Affordable Care Act has been approved by the senate and house. The PACE Act, co-sponsored by Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, now awaits the president’s signature. The information's coming from a news release from Enzi's office.

Downtown Development Initiative Receives Funding From City

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council at their meeting this week allocated $60,000 to the Downtown Development Initiative. The initiative is through the Downtown Sheridan Association and offers incentives to building owners in the downtown area to make improvements to their buildings.

National Fire Prevention Week

This week is National Fire Prevention Week. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Antelope Butte Open House

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The Antelope Butte Foundation will be hosting an open house Sunday from noon to 4 at the Antelope Butte Ski and Recreation area approximately 60 miles west of Sheridan in the Bighorn Mountains.

UW Committee Updates President Position Profile

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The first committee involved in the search for a new president for the University of Wyoming has now updated the position profile for advertising the job.

Tonight’s Events Include Concert, Art Reception, Shopapalooza

A pops concert, art show and shopping extravaganza are all in the offerings tonight in Sheridan.

Letter Refutes Claim of Water System 'Regionalization'

As we've reported, the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board and the city of Sheridan are discussing the possibility of the city assuming ownership of the rural water system. The SAWS board attorney raised questions about the proposal in a letter made public at the board's meeting last month. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair has details.

College Hosts Art Event for Area Students

High school students create an 'Exquisite Corpse drawing' during seminar at Sheridan College. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan College hosted a day-long art event for area high school students at the college's art department in Sheridan Wednesday.

Sheridan College to Oberve Moment of Silence

The Northern Wyoming Community College District, which includes the campuses in Sheridan, Gillette and Johnson County, will observe a moment of silence at noon Thursday to honor the victims of the shooting at a community college in Oregon last week.

Christmas?...It Hasn’t Even Snowed Yet!

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Sheridan Media’s roving reporter, Judy Hagerott, hit the streets and asked people what they thought of all the Christmas items being put out in our local retail stores. The response isn’t surprising.

Just a reminder, there are only 78 days until Christmas.