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Governor: Touts Strides in Economy, Education; Promises to Fight for Coal

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In his State of the State address delivered today from the capitol in Cheyenne, Governor Matt Mead said the state is strong. He broke his message into two parts – the accomplishments made over the last four years and where we go from here.

County Rolls Out New Website

Renee Obermueller -- Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

A new and improved website created to track Sheridan County business is expected to roll out this week, after six months of preparation.

Wyoming Mother Wins National Shoe Design Contest

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An artist and mother from Wyoming has won a national shoe design contest that will place her creation in the spring line of the Livie & Luca brand.

Republican Women Offer College Scholarship

The Republican Women of Sheridan County are now seeking applicants for their college scholarship program.

Local Theater Group Holds '9 to 5' Auditions

Auditions for the local theater production of the musical “9 to 5,” with music and lyrics by the legendary Dolly Parton, will be held tonight and tomorrow night at the Mars Theater inside the WYO Theater on Main Street in Sheridan. The start time is 6.

Congressional Delegation Supports Export Project

U.S. Senator John Barrasso has joined 13 other lawmakers from the western states to call on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission urging support of the Jordan Cove liquified natural gas export project.

Lummis Describes Western Caucus Leadership Role

04 08 14 Rep Lummis meets Wyoming witness in DC hearing. (Photo Provided)

Members of the Congressional Western Caucus group announced last week that Republican Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming would chair the caucus for the 114th Congress.

House Representative Details Bill Process

Representative Rosie Berger is a regular guest on our news talk show Public Pulse. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The joint session of the 63rd Wyoming Legislature starts Tuesday. House Representative Rosie Berger of Big Horn who as the House Majority Floor Leader will be managing the bills gave us an idea of how this will work, during a recent interview.

WYO Theater Classic Features Selleck as Cowboy

A cowboy from the American west who’s hired to shoot animal predators for a cattle baron in the Australian outback discovers, instead, that his employer wants to wipe out the native people. That’s the plot base for “Quigley Down Under,” which is today’s feature at the WYO Theater in Sheridan.

Woman Attempts Assault with Garden Hoe, Other Incidents

A woman was arrested earlier in the week for aggravated assault for threatening another woman with a garden hoe.

No One Injured in Fifth Street Fire

Fire Reported on Fifth Street. (Submitted Photo)

Sheridan police have confirmed there was a fire this morning at a residence on Fifth Street. Stay tuned to Sheridan Media for details.

Education Board Member Wants Science Standards Ban Removed from Bill

A bill that will be introduced in the upcoming session of the Wyoming Legislature that starts next week would eliminate a footnote to an existing bill approved last year that bans the state board of education from discussing science.

UPDATE: Roads Reopen After I90 Pileup

Three people were injured in an 18-vehicle pileup Thursday morning on Interstate 90 between Sheridan and Buffalo, near the Prairie Dog Interchange.

Witness Reports Multi-vehicle Crash on I90

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BREAKING NEWS CONTINUES 3 p.m.: Three Injured in I90 Crash

Property Owners Must Remove Snow from Sidewalks

Property owners in Sheridan must remove snow from the sidewalks. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen talked with a local police officer about the city ordinance. Here's the report.

State Health Department Offers Radon Testing Kits

Because January has been designated as national radon action month, the radon program manager for the Wyoming Department of Health is seizing the moment to remind people of its dangers.

Senior Center Holds Pasta Bar Nights

The Senior Center in Sheridan is planning a Friday night pasta night for the upcoming third Friday of the month to start off the year, with a pasta bar scheduled for this month and the next two.

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Patton Wants Science Standards Ban Removed from Bill

State Representative John Patton

This week’s Sheridan Media poll question asks: Should the Legislature reverse the footnote banning the Board of Education from discussing next generation science standards?

Red Grade Road Opens After Snow Slide

Photo Submitted by Rick Hurley

We now have more details on the report of an avalanche in the Big Horns. Leslie Stratmoen has the update.