February 22nd, 2018

Symons Notes 'Great Sense of Urgency' in Legislature

Gail Symons said she's noted a great sense of urgency with regard to the budget in this year's legislative session – and said it's greater in the House than in the Senate.

Madden Concerned About Lake DeSmet Bill

State Representative Mike Madden (R-Buffalo) is in Cheyenne for the legislative budget session and he said in an interview Thursday that the session has been mired down with budget talks, and not many other bills have been discussed or passed, including HB0066, which would approve the state to purchase water rights and associated assets in Lake DeSmet.

Senior Center Pancake Supper Fundraiser Tonight

The Buffalo Senior Center will host their 6th annual Pancake Supper fundraiser tonight at the center from 5:30 to 7.

Major Differences in House, Senate Budget Bills

State Representative Mike Madden is in Cheyenne for the legislative session and told Sheridan Media that this week has been busy, with the “bulk of the time spent working on the budget bill,” with Friday as the day the House and Senate versions needs to be complete so the bills can go to the opposite house for review next week.

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 23, 1918

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on Feb. 23, 1918.

County Clerk Authorized to Hire Part-Time Deputy Clerk

County Clerk Eda Schunk Thompson has been authorized to hire a new part-time deputy clerk and recorder to fill a new, and badly needed, position in her office.

UW Extension Publication Explains Backyard Composting

Information to help gardeners turbocharge soils by backyard composting is available in a free publication from the University of Wyoming Extension service.

2A/1A Regional Tournament Scores

Big Horn - 57
Glenrock - 54

Tongue River - 40
Pine Bluffs - 81

NSI - 43
HEM - 68

Both NSI and Tongue River move to the consolation bracket with single elimination. Big Horn moves on to the semi-finals.

Demo Day at Arrowhead Lodge Sunday

The community is invited to Arrowhead Lodge on Sunday to take part in a demo day event. The free gathering will include instruction and demos of cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and fat biking.

Dining for a Cause to Benefit The Food Group

For 7 years, Sheridan non-profit The Food Group has been providing weekend meals to kids that may not otherwise get the proper nourishment. The organization has been selected to be February’s recipient of Frackelton’s Dining for a Cause fundraiser.