Archive - Jan 19, 2016 - News

Commission Oks Funding for Airport Wildlife Fence, Annexes More Private Properties Into County Fire Districts

The Sheridan County Commission approved both a federal and state grant to help fund replacement of a wildlife fence on the county airport grounds in Sheridan, during this morning’s meeting, and continue to annex private parcels of land into county fire districts.

Barrasso Tells Rotary He’s Concerned About President’s Inaction

In talking with people from around the state, U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming said their concerns are real in terms of both national and economic security.

Guild Presents Romantic Comedy, ‘Outside Mullingar’

A romantic comedy revolving around two Irish farm families will be brought to the local stage this month and next by the Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild.

Grandparents Program Held Wednesday

A new program designed to help grandparents who are raising grandchildren is being offered on the third Wednesday of each month in Sheridan. Stella Montano, who is the program organizer, said she has two presenters set up for this week’s meeting.

Public Forum Planned to Discuss Medicaid Expansion

A Medicaid Expansion Community Forum has been planned for tonight in Sheridan. As part of the forum, effects of Medicaid expansion on Sheridan and other communities in the state will be discussed by local business people and medical professionals. The forum runs from 5:30-7 tonight and will be held at the library on West Alger Street.

Council Approves Final Plat for Woodland Creek Subdivision

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The Sheridan City Council held a public hearing and considered the final plat for a subdivision in south Sheridan at their meeting Monday night. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

'Sheridan on Skates' Receives City Funding

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A request for funding reimbursement from Sheridan on Skates for public infrastructure and other associated costs for the construction of the new indoor ice rink at the corner of Brundage Street and Sheridan Avenue was approved Monday night by the Sheridan City Council.

Council Awards Bid for Phase One of Loucks Street Project

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The Sheridan City Council Monday night awarded the bid for phase one of the West Loucks Street reconstruction project to Hot Iron, Inc. out of Gillette, in the amount of $2.58 million. City Project Manager Joe Schoen.

Year of Transition Ahead for Wyoming Schools

The school year that starts in September will be one of transition for schools in Wyoming.

Sheridan School District Could Lose $1.2M State Funding

Sheridan County School District 2 could lose more than $1.2 million in funds for the 2016-17 school year if a statewide external cost adjustment isn't solidified in Wyoming's upcoming budget bill.