Sheridan

SAWS Continues to Eye Consolidation With City

Last October, the Sheridan Area Water Supply joint powers board appropriated $15,000 to fund a study on the feasibility of consolidating Sheridan County's rural water system with the city of Sheridan's municipal system.

Local English Professor Publishes Third Poetry Collection

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Sheridan College English Professor Dr. Jane Wohl will be signing copies and reading from her recently published collection of poems entitled “Learning from Old Masters”, next Wednesday afternoon from 3 to 4:30 atrium of the Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College.

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

UPDATE: 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 Tuesday morning’s meeting, and continue to annex private parcels of land into county fire districts.

Community Forum on Medicaid Expansion

A community forum regarding Medicaid expansion in Wyoming was held at the Library in Sheridan Tuesday night. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter hasthe story.

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”.

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.

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.

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.

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