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Highway Patrol Lieutenant Retires

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The last day of 2014 marked the last day for Wyoming Highway Patrol Lieutenant Nate Hughes, as the lieutenant officially retired from the patrol Wednesday. A news release from the Highway Patrol states that Hughes joined the Patrol in 1990 and was initially stationed in Wamsutter as a patrolman.

Local Florist Decorates Floats for Rose Parade

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Sheridan resident Linda Robbins, who owns Annie Greenthumb's Flowers and Gifts in Sheridan, has spent the past week in California helping decorate several floats for Thursday's Rose Parade in Pasadena.

2014 Sheridan County Year in Review: Fourth Quarter

(Photo courtesy of the Sheridan County Airport)

We conclude our Year in Review for Sheridan County with a look at the fourth quarter of 2014. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Game and Fish Director Reflects on 2014

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With 2014 coming to an end, Wyoming Game and Fish Department Director Scott Talbott took time to reflect on the state of wildlife in Wyoming.

State Treasurer Behind Proposed Constitutional Amendment

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State Treasurer Mark Gordon (Photo courtesy of the State Treasurer's Office)

Wyoming State Treasurer Mark Gordon will propose a constitutional amendment to legislators during the 2015 General Session in Cheyenne.

New Year Brings New Fishing Regulations

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Several new fishing regulations will go into effect in Wyoming with the start of the New Year. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Governor Mead Pleased With Special Master's Ruling

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The Special Master appointed to hear the state of Montana's allegations that Wyoming violated the Yellowstone River Compact released his recommendations to the U.S Supreme Court Monday. Special Master Barton Thompson Jr.

Diabetes Burden Growing in Wyoming

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In a little more than a decade, the adult diabetes rate in Wyoming has almost doubled. According to the Wyoming Department of Health, the state's diabetes rate among adults rose from 4.5 percent in 2001, to 8.6 percent in 2013.

Resident Voices Concerns Over Graffiti

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The graffiti that adorns the railroad overpass on North Sheridan Avenue was first brought to the Sheridan Police Department's attention in March.

Sheridan Media Launches New Website

Sheridan's newest website is now on-line. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Christmas Tree Disposal

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The City of Sheridan has several drop-off sites around town where those looking to dispose of their Christmas trees can do so. Residents can also take their tree to the City Landfill free of charge through January 31. Hours at the landfill are 7:30 to 5:30 Monday through Saturday.

Enzi Optimistic About New Year

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (Courtesy Photo)

With 2014 coming to an end, and the new year just around the corner, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi recently expressed his optimism that the new Senate majority in the 114th Congress would bring real progress on important issues.

Chamber Staff Enjoys New Location

Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce CEO Dixie Johnson (Photo by Ron Richter)

A move to a new location earlier this year has been positive for a couple of local organizations. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

'Santa Tracker' Set for Big Night

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For almost six decades, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, and its predecessor, the Continental Air Defense Command have tracked Santa Claus as he makes his historic Christmas Eve flight to deliver gifts to children around the world.

Lawmakers Don't Expect Surplus

State Senator Bruce Burns (Photo by Ron Richter)

State Lawmakers are preparing for the 2015 General Session next month in Cheyenne. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Legislative Committee Discusses Medicaid Expansion

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The Joint Labor, Health, and Social Services Interim Committee of the Wyoming Legislature met recently to discuss two separate plans to expand Medicaid in Wyoming.

DSA Wine Fest Tickets Available

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Tickets for the 2015 Downtown Sheridan Association Wine Fest are available for purchase online at the DSA'S website.

Extending the Life of the Landfill

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Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson (Photo by Ron Richter)

We conclude our series on the possibility of curbside recycling in Sheridan with a look at how recycling benefits the City Landfill. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Water Board Purchases Reservoir Shares

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board approved the purchase 150 shares of water in Dome Lake Reservoir from First Interstate Bank. SAWS Administrator Rod Liesinger provides the details of the purchase.

Ownership Agreement Amended

(Photo by Ron Richter)

An amendment to the ownership agreement between the City of Sheridan, Sheridan County, and the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board regarding the Sheridan Commercial Park was approved by the Joint Powers Board Wednesday.