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Sheridan College Commencement is Next Week

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan College’s 66th annual Commencement Ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. inside the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome on Saturday, May 16.

Vision Beyond Borders Seeking Donations For Nepal

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The Dharhara tower in Katmandu collapse after Nepal earthquake by Nirjal stha ( Licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dharhara_after_Nepalquake_2.JPG#/media/File:Dharhara_after_Nepalquake_2.JPG)

The Christian Ministry organization Vision Beyond Borders is accepting donations right now to assist in efforts to rebuild Nepal, after the devastation caused by 7.8 magnitude earthquake in the South Asian country.

Wyoming Grasslands the Focus of Traveling Exhibit

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Johnson Ranch, Carbon County by Willy Sutton. (Courtesy Photo)

Photographers Michael P. Berman and William S. Sutton will be sharing their love of the beautiful and vast Wyoming landscape as part of the "Wyoming Grasslands" traveling exhibit.

I-80 Expected to Reopen Today after Multiple Vehicle Pile Up

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Update: I-80 is now completely open, according to WYDOT online road conditions.

Health Officials: 'Deadliest' Flu Season in Years Comes to a Close in Wyoming

The three-dimensional structure of influenza virus from electron tomography. The vaccines made available for the recent flu season did not work on H3N2 Virus, according to health officials, leading to a more deadly flu season in Wyoming. (Courtesy Photo).

As a long and severe flu season winds down across the state, Wyoming Department of Health representatives say at least 26 resident deaths have been linked to influenza across the state since October.

Sheridan College Student Earns Trip to Play in Nashville

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Miles McKee. (Courtesy Photo)

Sheridan College music student Miles McKee recently played saxophone at the College Band Directors National Association convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

Boner is Sworn in as Sen. Anderson’s Replacement

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Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice E. James Burke administers the oath of office to Brian Boner in the Senate Chamber in Cheyenne. (Courtesy photo)

Brian Boner of Douglas was recently sworn in as a member of the 63rd Wyoming Legislature in the Senate Chambers of the Wyoming Capitol in Cheyenne.

Enzi, Lummis Send Condolences to Patton's Family

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi and Rep. Cynthia Lummis sent their condolences to the family of State Rep. John Patton on Monday after learning of the Sheridan legislator's death.

Wyoming Scores Top Marks for Candidate Information

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Wyoming ranks among the top states in the nation for the quality and timeliness of election information given to candidates for public office, according to a recently released study of state election offices.

Fire-Rescue Releases Information on N. Park Road Fire

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At approximately noon on Saturday Sheridan Fire-Rescue responded to the area of 86 North Park Road to assist Goose Valley Fire Department with a grass fire.

Enzi Discusses Budget Resolution, Says Good For Wyoming Economy

Photo by Ron Richter.

Wyoming’s economy could see a boost thanks to the the U.S. Senate’s recently passed budget resolution and its plan to reduce federal overspending, according to U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi.

Mead on "Motion to Dismiss" Wild Horse Management Lawsuit

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The State of Wyoming and Gov. Matt Mead responded to motions to dismiss the state’s lawsuit over the failure of the federal government to appropriately manage wild horses in Wyoming.

Students Give Free Massages to Community

Six Sheridan College massage therapy students gave free chair massages to employees of Sheridan organizations and businesses this week to celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week.

Senior Center Announces Keys to Stone Honorees

Five high school students and one Sheridan College student have been announced as this year's Keys to the Stone honorees.

Mead Gives Opinion on Withdrawn ATF Proposal, BLM Fracking Rule

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Photo by Ron Richter.

Gov. Matt Mead recently criticized two proposals by government agencies regarding an ammunition ban and changes to fracking rules.

College Students Take Top Honors at National Conference

Two Sheridan College agriculture students excelled at the National Postsecondary Agriculture Student Organization competition in Boise, Idaho, last week.

State Education Board Looking For Members For Assessment Task Force

The Wyoming State Board of Education has been charged with assembling a statewide assessment task force to study options for future statewide assessments, as part of recently passed legislation.

Enzi Calls For State Involvement in Listing Animals as Endangered

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, a Republican from Wyoming, recently sponsored legislation to amend the Endangered Species Act, passed in 1973. He is proposing to allow states the chance to see the data before an animal is listed under the Endangered Species Act.

Wyoming Legislature Ends Last Week with Over 200 Bills Passed

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With the sound of a gavel, the Wyoming Legislature wrapped up the 2015 General Session Friday in Cheyenne. At the start of the Session on Jan. 13, a total of 410 bills were numbered for introduction, according to a release from the Wyoming Legislative Service Office.

Lummis Says Senate Needs to Be Involved in Iran Nuclear Negotiations

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U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis

U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, Wyoming’s sole representative, recently stated that she is not wholly convinced that the latest round of negotiations between the Obama Administration and the government of Iran won’t let nuclear development continue and she wants to make sure the U.S. Senate is involved in the process.