Archive - Dec 29, 2017 - News

100-Plus Attend New Year's at Noon

With music by Canary Joe, food, sparkling cider and bingo, about 150 people gathered at The Hub on Smith Street Friday afternoon to welcome in the New Year a few days early.

Sheridan Named a Top Ten Western Town

Sheridan's history, and the way the city continues to honor and celebrate its western legacy, is cited as a reason for Sheridan's selection by True West Magazine as one of the magazine's Top Western Towns for 2018.

UW Initiates Program to Get Promising Minds into Teaching

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One could think that smart teachers would give students the best chance of success. It seems like UW agrees with that sentiment as they are aiming to create a new pipeline of future educators by connecting with promising high schoolers across the state.

Staff Changes at Sheridan County Museum

The Curator of Education position at the Sheridan County Museum oversees the educational programming efforts for the organization.

New Year’s Parties: Plan Beforehand

Over the extended Christmas weekend, the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office was very peaceful arresting only 4 individuals. Sheriff Allen Thompson said that 4 arrests is below even an average weekend and he would like to see low numbers this weekend as well.

Investing in the Community

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead’s proposed budget that he unveiled to the Legislature earlier this month calls for $105 million in funding for local governments throughout the State.

The ‘Doubling Effect’ of Budget Cuts

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Many agencies in Wyoming have had to endure cuts to their budget due to a decline in State revenue from the mineral extraction industry. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details on what the Governor recently described as “the doubling effect.”

WDE Seeks Comment on Proposed Virtual Education Rules

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The Wyoming Department of Education is seeking public comment on proposed virtual education rules that establish the minimum requirements that districts must meet to provide part-time or full-time virtual education to Wyoming students.

Wyoming News Update

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Latest Wyoming news, sports, business and entertainment.

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration is rescinding proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing and other oil- and gas-drilling practices on government lands.

Airport Lighting System Needs Rehab

As Sheridan County approaches a new calendar year, Sheridan County Airport Manager John Stopka said he's already got a project lined up next year that will take some of the federal funds that the county's due.