Archive - Jan 6, 2016 - News

Wyoming Congresswoman Opposes President’s Gun Control Push

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Wyoming’s lone Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis said this week that President Obama’s recent words and actions regarding gun control are a desperate attempt by a last term president to come up with what she called, “legacy points.”

Commission Approves Grant, Appoints Rolston Chair, Receives Pipeline Update

UPDATE: Local Sheridan County fire departments will receive funds to purchase WyoLink radios and the sheriff's office will be able to replace mobile computers with funds from the Homeland Security office.

Rolston Brings More Than Decade of Experience to Commission Chair Position

Unlike some community boards, where changing the chairman each year might be a challenge for someone newly appointed, Commissioner Bob Rolston accepted the Sheridan County Commission chairman seat on Tuesday during the first meeting of the year with more than a decade of experience.

Tongue River Valley Pipeline Project’s Moving Forward

As mentioned previously, Ranchester Mayor Peter Clark updated the Sheridan County Commission Tuesday on the gas pipeline project proposed by the Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board.

State Health Office Offers Free Radon Testing Supplies

In recognition of January as National Radon Action Month, the state health department is offering free radon testing kits.

Fly Sheridan Offers Sale on Air Fares

Fly Sheridan is offering one-way fares as low as $79 for a limited time, on a limited number of flights between the airport in Sheridan and the Denver hub.

Council Awards Contract for Emergency Repair of Landfill Shop Building

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The Sheridan City Council Monday night awarded a contract in the amount of $55,000 to MC2 Engineering and Construction for the emergency repair of the shop building at the City Landfill.

Lion Dogs Move to Temporary Indoor Home

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The Lion Dogs sitting comfortably in their new temporary indoor home. (Photo Ron Richter ©)

The two brass Lion Dog sculptures that have sat watch at a park in Sheridan have found a new temporary home indoors. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

AARP Honors Five Sheridan Residents

Five Sheridan residents are among the 11 people honored by the Wyoming AARP last year for their community service.

Rep. Kinner Says Tough Times May Make Change Easier

State Rep. Mark Kinner says he believes that the current downturn in Wyoming's mineral-based economy could help shift the state away from the reliance on coal, oil and natural gas.