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National Geographic’s Mark Jenkins to Hold Lecture on Wednesday

University of Wyoming Graduate and Journalist for National Geographic Mark Jenkins will hold a lecture entitled Tea, Trade, and Tyranny: Tibet and China Over Time, at the Sheridan College Whitney Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Wednesday. According to Dr.

Andre Bohren Performs at the WYO on Thursday

On Thursday, the WYO Theater in downtown Sheridan will host classically trained pianist Andre Bohren. Bohren explained that he grew up traveling across the country with his family.

UW’s Saturday U Program is in Sheridan on Saturday

On Saturday, the University of Wyoming’s Saturday U Program will be at Sheridan College’s Whitney Academic Center. One of the three speakers is UW Botany Professor Daniel Tinker and he will be speaking on Bark Beetles and the future of forests.

YMCA Art Nights A Success

The Sheridan County YMCA rolled out their new “Art Night” program for the first time in January. They also had one in February and both events were a huge success according to Y Arts Coordinator Tyler Rogers.

School Gun Bill Advances to Senate

The Senate Education Committee advanced a bill that would allow K-12 school personnel to carry concealed guns by a 5-0 vote earlier this week. House Bill 194 has been sent to the full Senate for debate.

Chamber Looking for Trainers

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is preparing for the 2017 Ignite Your Business Professional Development Conference presented by the Business Retention and Expansion Committee.

Holy Name Youth Group Mardi Gras Party

According to Sheridan’s Holy Name Catholic School’s Director of Religious Education Stacy Preszler, the YDisciple large youth group for 8th-12th grades will be having a Mardi Gras Party at the Knights Hall on Sunday.

New Slick Top Highway Patrol Cars

The Wyoming Highway Patrol is starting a new pilot program that is utilizing “slick top” patrol cars. They are doing this in hopes of increasing highway safety statewide. There are five new cars with one headed to each of the five districts across the state.

Sheridan College Dental Hygiene Program Hosts County Kindergarteners

In conjunction with National Children’s Dental Health Month, the Sheridan College Dental Hygiene Program will host two programs aimed at youth in Sheridan County.

YMCA Summer Programs Member Sign Up

With the warm and sunny days we have had lately, it is easy to start getting excited for summer. According the the YMCA Arts Coordinator Tyler Rogers, members will have an opportunity to sign up for summer programs on Saturday.

Real Resistance Group and Indivisible Movement to Attend Chamber Coffee with Barrasso

Sheridan’s Real Resistance group is teaming up with a group of women from Big Horn, who are a local group styled after the Indivisible movement, for a protest/action this Wednesday at 8:00 a.m.

Senator Barrasso Will Attend Chamber Coffee on Wednesday

On Wednesday, the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host their Chamber Coffee event Big Horn Smokehouse & Saloon in Big Horn. According to Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson, there will be a special guest in attendance at the social.

Symons on Expanding Revenue Options

It is well known that Wyoming has been facing a huge revenue shortfall during this legislative session. Gail Symons has been down in Cheyenne during the sessions and she says that there has been some talk of diversifying revenue options.

City Council Meeting Set for Tuesday

The second regularly scheduled Sheridan City Council of February will be on Tuesday due to President’s Day on Monday.

National FFA Week

Monday marks the beginning of National FFA Week. FFA clubs around the nation will all show their support of the organization through Sunday February 26. Local John B. Kendrick FFA Club Parliamentarian Chandler House, explains what FFA is.

Game and Fish Dates to Remember

While a guest on our News Talk Show Public Pulse recently, Wyoming Game and Fish Department Sheridan Region Public Information Specialist Bud Stewart, talked about several upcoming dates of interest to hunters.

“Artrageous” Event Set for Saturday at the WYO

What combines portraits being painted, high energy dancing, singing, and lots of audience involvement?

Training Charlie

Sheridan Police Departments Cpl. Karla Rogers and K-9 Charlie have been working together on the force since December. Charlie is an almost 2-year old springer spaniel lab and unlike some K-9 units, Charlie only has one job.

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COMMUNITY COLLEGE TUITION

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming residents attending the state's seven community colleges will see a slight increase in tuition starting this fall.

Moose, Bighorn Sheep, Wild Bison, and Mountain Goat Application Period Ends February 28

The application periods for both resident and nonresident moose, bighorn sheep, wild bison, and mountain goats are currently available on the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's website.