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January 20th, 2016

Senator Kinskey Weighs In on Medicaid Expansion

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Governor Matt Mead’s budget proposal for the biennium calls for legislators to expand Medicaid to cover more than 20,000 state residents who cannot afford health insurance. The Legislature has been apprehensive of buying into the plan that is part of President Obama’s Affordable Health Care Act.

City Planning Commission Chair Resigns

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City of Sheridan Planning Commission Chairman Jason Szewc has announced his resignation from the position immediately. In an email sent to city staff and local media outlets, Szewc said “as planning commission chair, I have to make decisions based what is the right thing to do”.

January 20th

Ranch Forum, Home & Garden on Ag Committee Agenda

Plans for two shows coming in March were reviewed by the Ag & Natural Resources committee in a meeting Tuesday.

Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Traffic Stop

Multiple charges were filed against a Boulder, Colo., man on Jan. 15 after he crashed into a vehicle that had been stopped by the Wyoming Highway Patrol about five miles east of Shoshoni.

Big Horn National Forest Faces Funding Crisis

The Big Horn National Forest is approaching a crisis of falling recreational revenues coupled with increased recreational use.

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Subdivision Approval Decision Tabled By Buffalo Council

Buffalo's City Council held a public meeting to allow the public to speak on a proposed subdivision's final plat approval, but tabled the decision to do so due to the developer being unable to attend the meeting.

Creekside Performing Arts Presents Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde

This Friday and Saturday evening, Creekside Performing Arts will present their interpretation of a classic horror story, entitled “The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll and Mister Hyde.”

Residents Approved For Service On County Boards

A number of county residents stepped forward and submitted letters of interest to serve on various county boards and commissions, and were approved by the County Commissioners at their regular Tuesday meeting.

Commission Oks Funding for Airport Wildlife Fence, Annexes More Private Properties Into County Fire Districts

The Sheridan County Commission approved both a federal and state grant to help fund replacement of a wildlife fence on the county airport grounds in Sheridan, during this morning’s meeting, and continue to annex private parcels of land into county fire districts.