Archive - Jun 27, 2013 - News

Sens. Barrasso, Enzi: Immigration Bill Doesn't Fix the Problem

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On Thursday, the U.S. Senate passed a bill for the first time in quite a while - a sweeping immigration bill - in a vote of 68 to 32. Wyoming senators John Barrasso and Mike Enzi were two of the "nay" votes and following the vote they issued a joint statement explaining why.

Cindy Hill Writes to Speaker Lubnau Asking for 'Due Process'

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Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the latest from state superintendent Cindy Hill, who sent a letter to Wyoming House Speaker Tom Lubnau and requested due process.

Legislative Management Council to Meet In July

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Wyoming Speaker of the House of Representatives Tom Lubnau has requested to legislative leadership that that an investigatory committee be formed to further examine the MacPherson investigative report of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Sheridan County Looking for Individuals to Serve on Planning Commission

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Beginning July 1, there will be two open positions on the Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission, which is a volunteer board that serves as an advisory role to the County Commissioners. Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger.

Woman Gets Prison in Casper Spice Case

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A 59-year-old woman will spend four years in prison for distributing a form of synthetic marijuana that damaged the kidneys of a Casper teenager.

Explosives Test Closes Wyoming Guard Base Entrance

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Possible traces of explosives in a delivery truck prompted authorities to shut down the entrance to the Wyoming Air National Guard base for almost two hours. A major thoroughfare in front of the base also was closed. No explosive devices were found.

Padlock Ranch to Host Stock Growers Stewardship Tour

The annual Environmental Stewardship Tour, hosted by the Wyoming Stock Growers Association, Wyoming Department of Agriculture, and the Montana Stockgrowers will be held at the Padlock Ranch, near Ranchester, Tuesday July 9, beginning at 8 am.

Chamber Advises Against Hasty Hail Repair Contracts

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News of Sheridan's rough weather a few weeks ago must be getting around, as the community has recently attracted a slew of roof and car repair businesses from out of town.

New Laws Kick In Next Week

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It's going to be a brave new world come next week, since July 1 is the effective date for most new laws passed by our state representatives at the 2013 legislative session.

Rattler Found in Town

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A Sheridan resident killed a rattle snake in town yesterday at the intersection of Hill Pond Drive and Paintbrush Drive, which is near the high school.