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'Vanya, Sonja, Masha, Spike' Takes Sheridan Stage

Samantha Jacob stopped by the studio with Director Gene Davis to talk about the show, "Vanya and Sonja and Masha and Spike." (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

A comedy revolving around sibling rivalry takes the stage again tonight in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen has the update.

Legislators Address Medicaid, Lottery, College Funding

Wyoming State Representative Rosie Berger said 90 bills have passed through the House and Senate as of this morning, which marks the third week of this legislative session.

Enzi's Bill Guarantees Critical Airport Funds

Believing that regional airports, like the one in Sheridan, should remain a viable option for travel, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming introduced legislation recently that would help guarantee access to critical funds for safety enhancements, efficiency improvements, facility upgrades and infrastructure projects.

Barrasso Introduces LNG Bill

Barrasso Introduces Bill -- Photo Provided

A senator from Wyoming introduced a liquefied natural gas bill this week in hopes it would speed up the export applications and bring jobs to the state. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

Blood Drive Still on in Sheridan

Nearly 160 units of blood have been collected in recent weeks in the Sheridan community, but more is needed, according to Sydney Galletti of the United Blood Services organization conducting the blood drives.

We the People Team Takes State Championship

Tyson Emborg gave us the details on the We the People team. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The Sheridan High School We the People team took its second state title on Monday.

Commission Supports CASA Expansion, Pays for Delinquency Prevention

Susan Carr speaking at a recent commission meeting. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The Sheridan County Commission approved a resolution to sponsor a feasibility study grant for a new facility for the Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns known as CASA during a recent meeting.

Legislators Consider State Towing Bill, Massage Therapy License

By the end of the day Tuesday, the Wyoming House of Representatives had given preliminary approval to a bill that would authorize the Wyoming Department of Transportation to administer a rotation list specifying which towing companies are called when the department needs motorists vehicles towed.

SHS We the People Group Brings Home Win

Sheridan High School We the People group stopped for a picture in front of the Lincoln monument on Lincoln Highway in Wyoming. (submitted photo)

The Sheridan High School We the People team took their second state title on Monday. Tyson Emborg, the high school's advanced placement government teacher, will be appearing live Wednesday on the KROE Morning Show between the 7-8 a.m. hour to tell us about the competition.

Winnop's Excited About Washington Trip

Elizabeth Winnop talked about being a delegate on the Morning Show. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

A local high school students says she's excited about her trip to Washington to see how government works. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

County to Pay Federal Agency for Aerial Photos

Sheridan County has officially joined counties from across the state to compile enhanced aerial photos of property, at a cost of $7,800, paid to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency.

Marijuana Bill's Dead, Road Kill's Alive

The sale of marijuana for medical purposes will not be allowed in Wyoming, but residents may be able to pick up road kill.

Local Y Offers Free Fitness Programs

The Sheridan County YMCA in Sheridan is offering two free 12-week programs to its residents in an effort to help jump start their journey to wellness. The programs are called Livestrong at the YMCA and Y Personal Fitness.

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.

Berger Gives Week's Wrap on House Bills

State House Representative Rosie Berger of Big Horn checked in with us this morning from Cheyenne to fill us in on this week’s movement of bills through the House. Here’s a portion of her report.

Minimum Wage Hike Benefits 20-24-year-olds

A minimum wage bill that’s been introduced in the Wyoming House during the 2015 legislative session ongoing now in Cheyenne would benefit the young adult worker in Sheridan County, age 20- to 24-years-old.

Berger Expects Medicaid Expansion Bills to Emerge

Medicaid expansion was expected to be a topic of discussion during this year’s legislative session, which is ongoing this week.

Fish Consumption Advisory Issued for Yellowstone River

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Anyone planning a fishing trip to the Yellowstone River in the northern part of Wyoming is being advised there's a consumption advisory for fish caught there, because of an oil spill west of Glendive.

Local Student Chosen as Washington Delegate

A student from Sheridan has been chosen as one of the 104 delegates to the 53rd annual United States Senate Youth Program scheduled for March in Washington, D.C. Her name is Elizabeth Winnop. The announcement was made jointly by Wyoming's U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso.

Sheridan County Approves UW Business Incubator Lease

An approved lease agreement for an office location means the Sheridan business incubator facility will be up and running next month. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen has the update.