Archive - Jan 27, 2017 - News

Welch Center Receives Cancer Grant

The Welch Cancer Center in Sheridan has received a $15,000 grant from the Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative.

Many People In Rural America Qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) wants taxpayers living in rural communities to be aware of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and correctly claim it if they qualify. EITC has the potential to help a variety of taxpayers whether they live in a big city or a small town.

Group Organizes Protest Against HB 150

A newly organized group in Sheridan will stage an event on Grinnell Plaza at 1 p.m. Saturday to protest proposed HB 150, a legislative measure that would provide money for parents to enroll their children in private schools.

Child Care Owner Charged With Housing Felon

A preliminary hearing is pending for Trish Fox, owner of a childcare center in Sheridan, for housing a man wanted for homicide in Mississippi.

Antelope Butte Lodge Shooting for a Late Summer Opening

The Antelope Butte Foundation was formed in 2011 and since has successfully bought and started resurrecting the Antelope Butte Ski Area. Andrew Gast, SKI-EO of the Antelope Butte Foundation, said that the lodge could be open before the end of summer.

Wyoming News Update

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Brutal western US winter has been terrible for animals

House Education to Meet Monday in Cheyenne

The House Education Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the Cheyenne East High School Auditorium.

District 2 Prepares Students for Future in Computing

As Sheridan Media reported earlier, Mitch Craft, who's an assistant superintendent at Sheridan County School District 2, gave information on the district's computer programs at a joint meeting of school and college district trustees earlier this week.

College to Hold Auditions for Music Scholarships

The Sheridan College music department will hold auditions for music scholarships on Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

District 2 Graduation Rates Just Under 90 Percent

Graduation rates for Sheridan High School and Fort Mackenzie, Sheridan's alternative high school for at-risk students, are just under 90 percent, according to a report card issued this week by Sheridan County School District 2.