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House Bill 220

The National Retail Fairness Act has passed the Wyoming House and is now in the Senate Corporations Committee. Local Representative Mark Kinner explains what House Bill 220 would do.

Western Talks Campaign Finance Reform Bills

Wyoming Promise is an organization that believes campaign finance reform is needed in order to make elections free and fair. A bill that they support has made its way through the Wyoming House and has been introduced and referred to committee in the Senate.

SEEDA Board Discuss Attainable Housing Initiative

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board discussed the Sheridan Attainable Housing Initiative at their meeting Tuesday. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Public Opinion Poll: Water Fluoridation

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The City of Sheridan may soon be mailing out a public opinion poll regarding the continuation of fluoridating the drinking water provided to City of Sheridan, Sheridan Area Water Supply and Downer Neighborhood Improvement and Service District customers.

Action Plan Discussed at Watershed Meeting

Bacteria contributions to the Tongue River watershed are to be reduced by 25 percent by 2022 under a watershed improvement plan presented at the Tongue River Watershed annual meeting Tuesday night.

DAC Now on Board with United

People can now fly from Sheridan to points beyond Denver without worrying about their luggage.

Terminal Expansion in Design

Expansion and remodel of the terminal building at the Sheridan County Airport is currently in the design phase, with a possibility that the project could be completed by the first of next year.

Jennings Voices Support for SCSD2 Principal Academy Funds

Before the Wyoming House of Representatives passed their version of the 2019 Supplemental Budget on third reading, Local Representative Cyrus Western added an amendment to appropriate $100,000 to Sheridan County School District 2.

SF 43 Would Expand Hathaway Scholarship Eligibility

A bill that would expand the state’s Hathaway Scholarship Eligibility is making its way through the 65th Wyoming Legislature.

Charter Ordinance, Fluoridation, Discussed at Council Study Session

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The Sheridan City Council held their monthly study session Monday night. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

‘A Mardi Good Time’

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The Downtown Sheridan Association annual wine fest is scheduled to take place on Friday, March 1, at the Elks Lodge in downtown Sheridan.

Big Crowd Dines for Food Group

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A total of $14,109.83 was raised during the event.

House Bill 82 Passes First Read in Senate With Buffalo as Specified Site

House Bill 82, which authorizes the building of a veterans skilled nursing facility in the state, on Monday passed on first reading of the Committee Of the Whole (COW) in the senate, with one failed amendment and one approved amendment to the bill.

Buffalo Police Ticket Two During Tobacco Compliance Checks

Two Buffalo retailers were recently given citations for selling tobacco to an underage buyer during compliance checks performed by the Buffalo Police Department.

How to Stop Unwanted Spam Calls

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The director of AARP Wyoming was recently a guest on our news talk show Public Pulse, where he discussed spam phone calls. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Coffee With a Cop is Wednesday

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The Hub on Smith in Sheridan will be the site Wednesday for the latest Coffee With a Cop program hosted by the Sheridan Police Department.

District Meets Strict Criteria to Earn Model PLC Designation

A school or school district has to meet fairly stringent criteria in order to earn a National Model PLC designation.

Kinner: House Confused by Senate Actions Regarding Budget

Although it is not the main item of the 2019 General Session of the 65th Wyoming Legislature, the supplemental budget bill has received a lot of attention from legislators in both the House and the Senate.

Jennings Pleased HB299 was Defeated

House Bill 299 regarding investment of public funds was a bill that at least one local legislator was concerned with.

Kinskey Comments on Mountain Daylight Time Bill

A bill that would be a first step towards stopping the spring forward, fall backwards mechanics associated with Daylight Savings Time in Wyoming, has made its way through the full house and has come out of committee for debate on the Senate floor.