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September 10th, 2015

Whitney Benefits Sells Sheridan Soccer Fields

Whitney Benefits has announced the sale of the Whitney soccer fields located adjacent to Whitney Commons in Sheridan, as well as the west portion of the existing parking lot for $1.71 million.

Business Council Considers Senior Center, Child Advocacy Grants

Many local business leaders are hoping for good news today, in regard to state funding.

How does Wyoming Spend $9.3 Billion Every Two Years?

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Despite Wyoming’s small population, it has a relatively robust state government that spends $9.3 billion in state and federal dollars every two years.

City, County Officials Talk About Growth, Partnerships, Making Tough Decisions

Nearly 100 people came out to hear the state of the cities and county reports presented Wednesday during the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson introduced the program.

Barrasso Introduces Bill to Expedite Benefits for the Terminally Ill

Wyoming’s U.S. Senator John Barrasso, a Republican, and Sherrod Brown, a Democrat from Ohio, introduced bipartisan legislation this week to expedite the payment of Social Security Disability Insurance known as SSDI benefits to people with terminal illnesses by eliminating the five-month waiting period.

Authorities Still Haven’t Identified Body

UPDATE: Authorities have still not identified the body of a man found Sunday at Healy Reservoir east of Buffalo, in Johnson County.

City Waits for Century Link’s Response

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After several months of negotiations between the City of Sheridan and Century Link, third reading of an ordinance establishing a franchise agreement between the two was approved Tuesday night by the city council. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has more on the story.

Council Approves Woodland Creek PUD Master Plan

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The City of Sheridan Planning Commission at their August 24 meeting, recommended to the city council, denial of the Woodland Creek PUD Master Plan.

September 9th

Carriage Adds Twist to Ice Cream Sales

Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair interviewed one of the vendors at this year's Don King Days, and took a carriage ride at the same time. She provided the details.

Exciting Things Coming to the Farmers Market

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Today’s Farmers Market will have the familiar vegetable and artisan vendors, but this week will feature a biggest zucchini contest. Zucchinis are known by some to grow into garden giants and if you have one of these in your garden, you are invited to bring it to the market.