Archive - Nov 11, 2016

Minimum Salary Threshold Doubles Starting December 1st

Nichole Simque, Senior Human Resources Generalist for the City of Sheridan, was on hand at the Chamber lunch to inform the public about the new overtime exemption requirements.

Sheridan College Hosts Veterans Day Ceremony

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Sheridan College graduate and United States Marine Robert “Luke” Cloud delivered the keynote speech at the Veterans Day Ceremony at Sheridan College. (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Veterans Plaza on the campus of Sheridan College was the site of a Veterans Day ceremony Friday.

Ronda Holwell Explains Why 5th Street Project Happened So Close to Other Projects

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There have been several construction projects in Sheridan this fall. Two of those projects were on heavily traveled routes that led to the same area. Many residents have wondered why the projects on Loucks/Highland and the 5th Street bridge would be done at the same time.

Speaker: Veterans Try to Do 'the Right Thing'

Sheridan VA Interim Director Warren Hill addresses those attending the Veterans Day ceremonies. (Photo by Pat Blair)

An Air Force veteran used his personal experiences in Iraq to deliver his message during Veterans Day ceremonies at Sheridan's VA Medical Center.

Virginia “Ginger” L. Nelson

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Virginia “Ginger” L. Nelson, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2016, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was 66 years, 20 days old. She was born to parents Leon and Reva (Kraus) Nichols on October 21, 1950, in Cedar Rapids, NE. They moved to Cozad where Ginger later graduated from High School in 1968.

Richard White

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Richard White, 71, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2016, at the Sheridan Memorial Hosptial.

Online condolences may be written at
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Should the electoral college be changed or done away with?

First Northern Bank of Wyoming
Yes - Changed
12% (92 votes)
Yes - Done away with
24% (176 votes)
59% (437 votes)
5% (36 votes)
Total votes: 741

City Fall Leaf Collection Continues

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson (Photo Ron Richter ©)

The unseasonably warm weather we’ve been experiencing locally has allowed the City of Sheridan to continue their fall leaf collection program.

COPE to Begin Nine Week Program Next Week

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Counseling in Overcoming Painful Emotions, or COPE, will be starting a nine week program next week that is sponsored by Kane Funeral Home of Sheridan.