Archive - Feb 2017

February 28th

AARP Wants Medicare to Stay the Same

AARP presenter Wayne Schatz. (Photo by Pat Blair)

There are problems with Medicare, but overall, AARP wants Medicare to remain the same, and the organization for senior citizens sees dangers in House Speaker Paul Ryan's proposed Premium Support model for the health coverage.

Guided Tours Provided During Ag Facility Open House

The ag facility's commodities room. That's instructor Brett Burke at right. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair visited the newest facility at Sheridan College this week. Here's her report.

Cram Says Roadless Collaborative is Comprehensive Group

The 18-member Bighorn Forest Roadless Collaborative that meets Wednesday includes most, if not all, of the major groups that use or are involved with the national forest, according to Sheridan County Commissioner Terry Cram.

Gun Bills Head to Governor for Approval

Two 2017 Wyoming Legislative bills regarding firearms have passed both the House of Representatives and the Senate and will now move on to the Governor’s Office.

Tuesday 02-28-17

Library / Memorial Hospital-Heart Month

Robert Nelson

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Robert “Bob” Nelson, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Sheridan Manor. He was born on April 8, 1926 in Giltner, Nebraska. Bob was the son of Fay Lillian Nelson Juett. He was married to Rose Ellen Minnie Wells who preceded him in death in 1973.

Ducks Unlimited Banquet Set for Saturday

The Sheridan Ducks Unlimited organization will host their annual banquet fundraiser on Saturday night at the Best Western Sheridan Center. According to Tyler Emme, Chairman of Sheridan’s Ducks Unlimited Board, the funds raised will go to help wildlife.

DSA’s Pot O’ Gold Promotion Starts Wednesday

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The Downtown Sheridan Association Historic District Promotions Committee will start their new campaign Wednesday. The St. Patrick’s Day themed promotion is titled the Pot O’ Gold according to Beth Holsinger, the DSA Executive Director.

February 27th

Balow Weighs In on Senate Joint Resolution 9

(Photo Ron Richter ©)

UPDATE: House Education Committee postponed SJR 9 indefinitely

Senate Joint Resolution 9, the proposed constitutional amendment sponsored by State Senator Dave Kinskey of Sheridan has cleared the Senate and is awaiting consideration in the House of Representatives.

Tickets On Sale This Week For Museum Gala

(Photo Ron Richter ©)

Tickets for the Sheridan County Museum’s Gala fundraiser will go on sale tomorrow at the WYO Theater in Sheridan or at the museum.