Archive - Jun 2017 - News

June 30th

UW Hires Chief Diversity Officer

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The University of Wyoming recently hired Dr. Emily Monago to become the institutions first Chief Diversity Officer.

Sheridan PD Prepares for WYO Rodeo Week

In a little over a week, it will be time for another year of Sheridan WYO Rodeo events. With WYO Rodeo Week approaching fast, the Sheridan Police Department has been hard at work preparing for the influx in people that the event brings to town. Lt.

June 29th

Representative Biteman Discusses Budget Situation

Revenues, or the lack thereof, from the mineral extraction industry, has resulted in Wyoming being in a pinch financially, as a budget shortfall in education funding and overall general funding is the “new normal” for the State.

Fireworks at Big Horn

The Big Horn Equestrian Center will be the site July 4th for the 29th annual fireworks show sponsored by State Senator Bruce Burns.

Yellowstone Officials Prepare for Busy Weekend

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Officials with Yellowstone National Park are prepared for a busy weekend with the 4th of July holiday to follow early next week. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Wyoming News Update

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Latest Wyoming news, sports, business and entertainment.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — President Donald Trump's efforts to roll back coal and climate-change regulations aren't discouraging a utility from making a $3.5 billion investment in wind energy.

Nurse Residency Program Reaps Benefits

Sheridan Memorial Hospital's nurse residency program is reaping positive results.

Theater Festival More Than Plays

The Wyoming Theater Festival is more than just the plays.

Longmire Days Kicks Off Wednesday in Buffalo

Although next weekend's Longmire Days events won't officially start until Friday, the weekly Wednesday night Rodeo at the Johnson County Fairgrounds will have a Longmire theme, according to Buffalo Chamber of Commerce CEO Angela Fox, along with a concert by Tris Munsick and the Innocents following the rodeo events.

Lobban Area Streets Will Be Open For Upcoming Events

Although construction on Buffalo's Lobban Avenue Project is incomplete, the road surfaces will be open for traffic during upcoming events, according to Project Engineer Brent Bennett with Nelson Engineering.