Sheridan County

(From the desk of Dave Kinskey, Mayor of Sheridan, WY)

The Sheridan Police Department is aware of claims by this group [the Westboro Baptist Church] that they will be in Sheridan to protest at this funeral. This group has made that claim previously for funerals of Wyoming Veterans and has not shown up. There is a state statute that requires that any protesters must stay 300 feet away from any funeral or cemetery. The Police Department intends to enforce that.

Local Christians Condemn Westboro Group

Dismay, sadness and horror are just a few of the reactions expressed by community members and those “of faith” in reaction to the news that protesters from the Westboro Church may attend services in Sheridan this week.

Sheridan Senior Center Needs Assessment

A couple of years ago the Sheridan Senior Center applied for a planning grant through the Wyoming Business Council to conduct a needs assessment survey for the Senior Center.

Amended Seat Belt Law Moves Forward

Legislation that is moving through the Wyoming Legislature has to do with strengthening the law regarding seat belt use.

V.A. Participates in “Point in Time” Count

Today in Sheridan, the VA Medical Center and the Sheridan Police Department are teaming up on a unique project. Will Banks is a Social Worker and Homeless Grant and Per Diem Liaison at the VAMC. He explains.

“Military Funerals Have Become Pagan Orgies...” Group Coming to Sheridan

“God hates America and is Killing our Troops in His Wrath.” Or, at least according to the Westboro Baptist Church members, who are expected to make an appearance in Sheridan Thursday. Their plan is to protest the funeral of Private Jesse Cerwick at Holy Name Catholic Church. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the details in this editorial piece.

A Change in Bylaws for SEEDA?

A change to their bylaws is something that the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board discussed at length Tuesday.

New Hazardous Waste Recycling Facility Unveiled

The City of Sheridan held an open house and ribbon cutting Tuesday for the new Household Hazardous Waste Facility at the City Landfill. City Solid Waste Manager Charles Martineau.

Barrasso on Afghanistan Presence

The United States Military presence in Afghanistan has been the center of debate for some time now. Troops began to be deployed almost a decade ago, shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. U.S. While there are those that feel our troops should have been pulled out of Afghanistan years ago, U.S.

Representative Madden Sponsors Merit Pay Bill

Of the many education bills going through the legislature this session, one, House Bill 72, deals with Teacher Merit Pay. Sponsored by Representative Mike Madden of Buffalo, he says it's moving through nicely so far.

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