Wyoming

Land Trust Open House Thursday

The Sheridan Community Land Trust is hosting an open house Thursday evening from 5 to 7 o'clock at their office located at 306 North Main Street, also known as the 2nd floor of the ERA Carroll Realty building.

Sheridan Electric Prices Rise

Households in Sheridan received notice from Montana-Dakota Utilities during the last billing cycle that electrical rates went up as of Feb. 4.

Lummis: Let's Cut Federal Jobs

Wyoming House Representative, Cynthia Lummis, has introduced H.R. 824, the Federal Workforce Reduction Through Attrition Act, which she purports would save the federal government $35 billion over the course of five years without forcing current government employees out of work.

Deadline Looms Over Eminant Domain Bill

A bill that would improve landowners' bargaining position in condemnation actions is going down to the wire in the Wyoming Legislature.

Wyoming 2nd In Juvenile Imprisonment

Wyoming has the second-highest juvenile incarceration rate in the nation, according to a report released yesterday by Wyoming Kids Count. Statistically, 440 per 100,000 of Wyoming youth are in correctional custody, a number surpassed only by South Dakota.

State Rep. Kathy Coleman on Lottery Bill Limbo

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Wyoming Representative Kathy Coleman says the lottery bill making its rounds in Cheyenne is currently in a state of legislative limbo. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Bald Eagle Survey Results Reported

Volunteers reported 310 eagle sightings in the Powder River Basin during the 2013 Midwinter Bald Eagle Survey conducted by the Bureau of Land Management. Bald eagles accounted for 179 total sightings on the morning of Jan. 18.

Sheridan Natives Nominated for NAMA Awards

Sheridan Musicians, Gary Small & the Coyote Brothers, have been nominated for two major awards at the 12th annual Native American Music Awards (NAMA).

Scammers Target Sheridan Residents

Sheridan is being targeted by another wave of scam artists. The first newly reported scam involves a telephone caller who insists the recipient is being watched by their Internet provider.

Wyoming Law Allows Parole For Juvenile Murderers

Wyoming Governor, Matt Mead, has signed a bill into law that ends mandatory life imprisonment penalties for murders under the age of 18.

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