Archive - Jan 20, 2014 - News

Downtown Development Authority Approved

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council Monday night approved the establishment of a Downtown Development Authority on first reading. Downtown Sheridan Association Board Member John Smith on the benefits of a D-D-A.

Open Council Seat Already Garnering Interest

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The empty ward 3 council seat recently vacated by the resignation of Levi Dominguez. (Photo by Ron Richter)

At the January 6th Sheridan City Council meeting, Ward 3 Councilor Levi Dominguez announced his resignation from the position.

Sheridan College Seeks to Improve Graduation Rates

Sheridan College Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Cheryl Heath, left, and Gillette College Vice President Mark Englert talk about graduation rates and efforts to help students stay in school. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan College and its Gillette and Johnson County campuses have the highest graduation rates in the state and in the nation, but the goal is to raise those numbers even higher.

Governor Mead Discusses Budget and Local Funding

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead recently spoke about the upcoming legislative budget session, in particular, how his budget proposal is nearly flat as opposed to two years ago.

Wild Time in Wild Wyoming When it Comes to "Wild" Life

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Bill Sniffin

God bless Wyoming and keep it wild. – Last diary entry by 15-year old Helen Mettler in 1925.

Based on somenews stories there is no shortage of “wild” events occurring around Wyoming in recent months that have caught my attention. Four come to mind:

History Lives in Downtown Sheridan

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Closeup of Bernard Thomas' mural of the J.H. Conrad and Co. general store. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan Media continues its look at the 25 Sheridan County sites that are on the National Register of Historic Places. Today's focus is on the city's Sheridan Main Street Historic District.

Area Rancher/Writer in Town for Book Signing

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Hayden Porter with signed copy of his latest book, Great Farmers (Volume II). (Photo by Pat Blair)

Hayden Porter was at Sheridan Stationery on Saturday to sign copies of his Great Farmers book. The book is a collection of nearly 60 essays written by Porter for the Sheridan Press, with subjects ranging from “The Farmers of Sodom” to Jim Bridger to the first tractor farmers.

Council to Consider Creation of D-D-A

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council will consider a resolution this evening that would create a downtown development authority. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey says that the Downtown Sheridan Association has been instrumental in doing the leg work for

Annual Bridal Preview Helps Couples Plan The Big Day

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Sheridan Media's 2014 Bridal Preview was the place to be over the weekend for soon-to-be newlyweds. With over 30 different vendors present, couples could plan every aspect of their weddings, from picking out a cake, to booking a photographer, and even reserving the location of the ceremony.

“My Home Is a Borderland”

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Author Grace Cannon (Photo by Judy Hagerott)

Sunday, the Inner Circle of Sheridan's Fulmer Public Library became the focal point for a staged reading of a new play written by local resident Grace Cannon. She explains.