Archive - Jan 7, 2016 - News

Governor Mead: Big Horn High is 'Raising the Bar'

School District 1 Superintendent Marty Kobza, left, visits with Gov. Matt Mead before start of program. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead told a gathering of Big Horn High School students this week that they are “an elite” who are raising the bar for education in Wyoming.

Art Classes, Show, Fundraiser Start New Year Right

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located on East Fifth Street in Sheridan. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Starting out the New Year right for many people means expanding one’s knowledge or just having fun taking a class to learn a new skill.

Enzi Says Obamacare Repeal May Help Every American

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi -- Submitted Photo

Wyoming’s U.S. Senator Mike Enzi says the nation needs health care reform, but it must be done the right way.

Commission Approves Expansion of Dayton Fire District

As part of her job as county clerk, Eda Schunk Thompson keeps the public ledgers. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

The Sheridan County Commission approved an enlargement of the Dayton Fire District by 40 acres, during Tuesday’s meeting.

Sheridan Recreation District Offering Nordic Program

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The Sheridan Recreation District is offering a Nordic program this winter that includes cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

How to Help Overweight Pets Shed the Pounds

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Humans may not be the only ones that pack on a few extra pounds over the holidays, as our pets can also be carrying around a little more baggage than necessary into the New Year. Veterinarian Dr.

Live Audio Stream Available for State Budget Hearings

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The Wyoming Legislature will provide live audio streaming for the public when the 2017-2018 Joint Appropriations Committee agency budget hearings continue on Monday.

Plans Move Forward for Hospice

Sheridan Media reported that late last year, employees at Sheridan Memorial Hospital voted to donate funds to the hospital's project to build a new hospice house in the community. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair recently spoke with the hospital's CEO about the status of that project.

Crash Near Laramie Claims First Highway Fatility for 2016

A 44-year-old Florida man became Wyoming's first highway fatality for 2016 on Monday.

Ranchester Council Approves Equipment Trailer

Ranchester's town council this week authorized purchase of a trailer for just under $5,800.