Archive - Nov 5, 2013 - News

Commission Chair Says Cap Tax Passage Vote Of Confidence

The tax of six cents on the dollar for Sheridan County will stay the same. The Capital Facilities Tax passed Tuesday, with just over a third of the 15,000 registered voters casting a ballot.

Cap Tax Renewed

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Voters in Sheridan County overwhelmingly were in support of the capital facilities tax, as almost 68 percent voted in favor of renewal of the tax in Tuesday's election. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

City Supports Governor's Unified Network Proposal

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A resolution supporting Wyoming Governor Matt Mead's Unified Network proposal to connect high speed networks within the state, regionally and nationally, was approved by the Sheridan City Council this week.

City Councilman Reflects on Cap Tax Improvements

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Sheridan City Councilman for Ward Three Robert Webster (Photo by Ron Richter)

Tuesday, registered voters in Sheridan County elected to continue the capital facilities tax at $40 million over 8 years. Longtime Sheridan City Councilman Robert Webster talks about some of the improvements that the tax has allowed for in ward three.

Capital Facilities Tax Passes

Sheridan County's Capital Facilities Tax has passed.

Auction Supports Library Programs

Library board member Nancy Elliott talked about the fundraiser on Public Pulse. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Raising money to support a learning landmark the entire county uses while honoring a person who was instrumental in keeping the place alive is how an upcoming auction for the local library is being described.

Five UW Administrators, Three Deans Quit

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New University of Wyoming President Bob Sternberg is drawing pushback from some faculty and students, including at least one call for Sternberg to be fired.

Theater Guild Gifts Cancer Center

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The Civic Theater Guild in Sheridan has made a donation to the Welch Cancer Center of 10 percent of the proceeds from last season’s performance of “Wit,” which amounts to $300.

History Class Explores Murders

Sheridan College will offer a new special topics course called “Murder in America” for the spring semester.

Program Offers Help For Caretakers

Understanding mental illness continues to be illusive to some, according to local members of the National Alliance on Mental Illness organization known as NAMI.