Archive - Jan 27, 2014

Police Take Applications for Citizen's Academy

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A scene from last year's Sheridan Police Citizen's Academy. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Police Department is now taking applications for their 4th annual Citizen's Academy. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Senator Enzi Weighs in on Minimum Wage Issue

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The last time Congress passed legislation to raise the minimum wage was in 2007, during the George W. Bush administration when it was $5.15 an hour. The law eventually bumped the wage up to its current $7.25 level in 2009.

‘My Wyoming’ – Here is Your Chance to Contribute to New Statewide Book

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Bill Sniffin

Our most recent Wyoming book was so successful and so much fun that we are now planning on doing another one in 2014.

Harry Lee Woodward

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Harry Lee Woodward, 53, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at his residence. A private service will be held at the Black Hills National Cemetery at a later date.

On condolences may be written at

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements

Dwaine Bobbitt

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Dwaine Bobbitt, 73, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at his residence.

On condolences may be written at

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Virginia Boyko

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Virginia Boyko, 81, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2014 at the Billings Clinic.

Virginia was born on April 28, 1932 in Decker, Mt, to Sherman and Jeanette (Woodall) Horsley. She had ten brothers and three sisters. She was married to George F. Boyko on August 30, 1952 in Ranchester, WY. They had three children.

Senator Enzi: Budget Needs to Be Prioritized

U.S. Senator for Wyoming Mike Enzi (Photo by Ron Richter)

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi spent some time in Sheridan over the weekend, which included a stop at Sheridan Media for a quick interview. The Senator says that his main focus right now is working on
budgetary issues.

Jaycees Hold State Convention in Sheridan

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Jarod Martin congratualed by U.S. Senator from Wyoming.

The Wyoming State Convention for the Jaycees was held in Sheridan this past weekend. The Jaycees are a leadership training and community service organization for young adults ages 18-41.

First-Ever Wellness Festival was held Saturday

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It was the first of its kind held Saturday at Sheridan College in the Whitney Presentation Hall. The Wellness Council of Sheridan County held a day-long Wellness Festival with activities and information on the eight dimensions of wellness.

This Week's Poll Question

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For the most part air service just isn't what it used to be, especially when you're talking about comfort, customer service or the added expense of luggage. How does Sheridan's air service rate?