Leslie Stratmoen


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Governor Says He’ll Support Coal Industry, Medicaid Expansion, Fight for State Rights

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Despite the downturn in energy prices, Wyoming remains strong and must invest in infrastructure projects and accept federal funds to expand Medicaid to keep moving forward, Gov. Matt Mead told lawmakers in his State of the State address Monday.

Monthly Luncheon Features Chamber Awards

Dixie Johnson is a regular guest on Public Pulse. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce annual awards will be presented Wednesday, during the regular monthly luncheon.

Class Helps People Make Language Work

Lynn Gordon -- Leslie Stratmoen Photo

Local counselor Lynn Gordon of Sheridan is back this week offering her Brown Bag Briefings self-help free classes.

History Program Focuses on Ranchester

Historian Helen Laumann continues her Casual Conversations in History series this month, with a presentation on the town of Ranchester and how the railroad was built.

Medicaid Expansion Tough Sell During This Legislative Session

In anticipation of the Wyoming Legislature’s convening today for the session, Representatives Mark Kinner of Sheridan and Mike Madden of Buffalo, were asked to be guests on a recent Public Pulse show.

Governor Presents State of State Today

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead will present his State of the State Address to the Joint Session of the 63rd Legislature today at 10 from the Jonah Business Center in Cheyenne. That’s where the legislature is convening this session because the Capitol is under reconstruction.

Last Call for 'Outside Mullingar'

This is the last weekend to see the Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild's romantic comedy, “Outside Mullingar.”

UPDATE: 'Boomerang' Circles Back, Today

Along with clothing, the thrift store features a variety of decorative items. (Photo Copyright Leslie Stratmoen)

The glassware’s all shined up, the clothes and accessories are on display and the furniture is staged for the Sheridan Senior Center’s soft opening of the Green Boomerang thrift shop.

Senior Center’s ‘Green Boomerang’ Thrift Store Opens Saturday

Volunteer Suzanne Beaudelaire stopped for a minute while setting up the display window. (Photo Copyright Leslie Stratmoen)

The Sheridan Senior Center’s thrift shop reopens this weekend at the new location. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen has the update.

Free Saturday U Class Focuses on Immigration

UW Professor Suzan Pritchett will be teaching the class on immigration. (Submitted Photo)

Creating a better understanding of immigrants and immigration law is what a university professor hopes to do for Saturday U. That’s the free day of college classes offered Saturday in Sheridan by the University of Wyoming.

Food Still Being Collected for Super Bowl Food Drive

Canned goods and non-perishable foods are still being collected for the local Food Bank by the Sheridan County Retired Education Personnel and the local AARP.

Sheridan Hospital ICU Project Moving Along on Schedule

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We received an update this week on the new Intensive Care Unit construction project ongoing at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital from foundation Director Ada Kirven.

Social Agencies Reps Learn about RENEW

Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

Carrie Pilcher who introduced herself as a certified brain injury specialist for Rehabilitation Enterprises of North Eastern Wyoming, or RENEW, presented the lunch program Wednesday for the Council of Social Agencies.

Commission Approves Fireworks Displays, Liquor License Transfer, Powder Horn Ranch Subdivision Change

The Sheridan County Commission approved the launch of two separate fireworks shows over the summer months at the Equestrian Center in Big Horn, during Tuesday’s meeting.

‘We the People’ Teacher Says State Win Was Tough

As reported earlier, Sheridan High School’s “We the People” team took first place Monday at state for the third year in a row.

District 2 Trustees Receive Construction Update, Notification of ‘We the People’ State Win

The trustees of Sheridan County School District 2 that owns and operates the schools in Sheridan and the Story elementary school received a capital construction update during Monday night’s meeting.

Free Lecture Focuses on Brinton’s Circle A Ranch

The Brinton Ranchhouse -- Copyright Leslie Stratmoen Photo

A free history lecture presented this week focuses on the Brinton Circle A Ranch in Big Horn. Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

Painting, Sketching Classes Begin This Week at Art Center

Sketching and painting classes begin this week at the Sagebrush Community Art Center in Sheridan.

Legislative Forum: Local Caregivers Plead for Medicaid Expansion Support

A representative of the state psychological association and the director of a local free clinic encouraged legislators during the recent forum held in Sheridan to support expansion of Medicaid.

Legislative Forum: Land Trust Project Update

Ten years of positively impacting the local area, was what board member Margy Taylor of the Sheridan Community Land Trust detailed for state legislators, during the recent Legislative Forum held in Sheridan.