Archive - Dec 2017 - News

December 29th

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.

December 28th

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.


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.

Year in Review: September-December

Sheridan Media's look at the year in review concludes today with this look at some of the top stories for the final quarter of the year by reporter Pat Blair.

Buffalo Named #2 Top Western Town For 2018

Buffalo has been named as the #2 Top Western Town for 2018, just behind Abilene, Kansas who picked up the top honor.
That is according to True West magazine, who made the announcement in a recent news release.

Johnson County's 2017 Year In Review: May-August

Over the next few days we will be taking a look back at Johnson County's top stories of the last year.
Today we will focus on the stories from May through August of 2017.

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 29, 1917

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 Dec. 29, 1917.