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Minimum Wage Bill Fails

The minimum wage for Wyoming will stay the same -- at $5.15 an hour. House Representative Rosie Berger, a Republican from Big Horn, said the bill failed on Friday, which was the day it was introduced for discussion.

Wellness Festival

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Saturday, the Whitney Atrium at Sheridan College was transformed into a Wellness Festival filled with informational booths and educational sessions including nutrition, music therapy, mindfulness and bird watching.

Tongue River, Big Horn Schools Launch 'Kindness' Challenge

Students in Big Horn, Ranchester and Dayton will wear wristbands and participate in special activities this week as part of a nationwide initiative to encourage random acts of kindness and campaign against bullying.

College President Says Funding Bill 'Very Important'

Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young says a bill that would change how Wyoming's community colleges are funded is “very important” for the college here.

No Other Name Like Jane

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Sunday was the annual Jane celebration held at the local senior center in Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Judy Hagerott crashed the party to bring us the report.

This Week's Poll Question

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In an effort to strengthen Wyoming’s non-discriminatory laws, Representative Cathy Connelly, a democrat from Laramie is introducing a bill that would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identification.

Hospital Board to Meet Tuesday

Sheridan Memorial Hospital trustees will discuss air ambulance service and the proposed new medical office building this week.

Week's Highlight Balanced Budget Resolution

Mike Madden

State Representative Mike Madden of Buffalo said in an interview with Sheridan Media Friday that last week was highlighted by the talk and introduction of the balanced budget amendment resolutions targeting the Federal Government, which were assigned to his committee.

YMCA Still Looking For New Site, Prosinki Park Eyed

The Johnson County YMCA, in addition to looking at the George Grace Field and their current location for a new facility, has asked the city council for permission to look at Prosinski Park at their third site option, which the council did approve.

Tenant May Hold Up Library Expansion Project

Adams Ave. Apartments

The Johnson County Commissioners, during bid openings last week, discussed the possibility of the final tenant at the Adams Avenue Apartments possibly holding up the library expansion project.

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