Archive - 2018 - News

February 20th

Deadline for Bill Introduction Approaches

Thursday is the last day that bills can be introduced in either of Wyoming's legislative houses, and Friday is the last day for first reading of bills.

Kennon Focus of Talk at Ag Center

Sheridan-based Kennon Products and the engineering work done by the company will be the focus of a talk at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Sheridan College's Mars Agriculture Center.

Commissioners Approve Lot Variance

Sheridan County commissioners Tuesday approved a lot area variance that will allow a 20-foot reduction to a lot east of and adjacent to 395 Coutant Creek Road.

Commissioners Authorize Election Clerks Hire

Sheridan County Clerk Eda Schunk Thompson has been authorized to hire two temporary full-time election clerks to help the election office through this year.

State Treasurer Says He Plans to Run for Wyoming Governor

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — State Treasurer Mark Gordon says he intends to run for Wyoming governor this year.

Yellowstone Recruitment Program

During this 2018 summer, Yellowstone National Park is recruiting young adults between the ages of 15 and 18. The recruitment program, Youth Conservation Corps (YCC), is recruiting for young adults to work, learn, play, and serve in Yellowstone.

One Billion Dollar Budget

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To keep up with the Administration’s goal of keeping America’s energy dominance, President Donald Trump has proposed a one billion dollar 2019 budget for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

‘Dreamers at UW: A DACA Symposium’ in Laramie Saturday

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Several speakers, including University of Wyoming students and the first Hispanic Associated Students of UW (ASUW) vice president, are scheduled to discuss the ongoing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and how it is affecting Wyoming residents.

Successful Wyoming Atlas Project Launches Digital Version for Wyoming’s K-12 Schools

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In 2014, the University of Wyoming created a hard-copy version of a new Wyoming Student Atlas, with more than 10,000 copies distributed to all Wyoming school districts. Now, a digital version has been produced.

February 19th

Legislators Face Challenges in Budget Session

One-week of the month long Legislative Budget Session in Cheyenne is in the books. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter recently spoke with one of our local senators to discuss the challenges that legislators face with the budget deficit.