Archive - Oct 13, 2016 - News

Fairgrounds Director Reports 'Enormous' Summer

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds has just finished an enormous summer in terms of use, according to Facilities Director Jamie Ringley.

Candidates Discuss Why They're Running for College Board

College board candidates, from left, Walt Wragge, Debra Wendtland, Mike Watkins, Teddy Ladmirault, Gary Koltiska, Bruce Hoffman, Elaine Henry and Rolf Distad. (Photo by Pat Blair)

As Sheridan Media reported earlier, candidates for four seats on the Northern Wyoming Community College District spoke and fielded questions from the audience at Wednesday night's forum sponsored by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce.

Mayoral Candidates Talk About Role of Administrator

Sheridan mayoral candidates Roger Miller, left, and Alex Lee. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Candidates for Sheridan mayor, Alex Lee and Roger Miller, were asked during a forum earlier this week how they view the role of mayor with the new city administrator.

Candidates State Position on Medicaid Expansion

Candidates for Wyoming's State House of Representatives, from left Hollis Hackman, Bo Biteman, Mark Kinner, Sandy Kingsley, Val Burgess and Mark Jennings. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan County's six candidates for Wyoming's House of Representatives came out three and three, along party lines, on a question of whether they'd support expansion of Medicaid in the state.

Sheridan City Council Preview

The second and final regularly scheduled Sheridan City Council meeting of October will be held on Monday night. Sheridan’s Mayor John Heath said the meeting will include two staff updates.

The Great Jack-O’-Lantern Contest

It is that time of year again when families are decorating their pumpkins for Halloween, but did you know that you can win chamber bucks just by entering photos of your pumpkin masterpieces. Julie Chadwick with Sheridan Media tells us more.

Black Tooth Brewery Not Hurting for Hops

Photo Credit: Ron Richter

Craft Breweries around the country have become a very big industry over the past few years. This has led to an increase in the demand for hops and a lower supply.

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County Approves Airport Hangar Lease To New Business

Johnson County's Commissioners.

A new business has leased the “White Hangar” at the Johnson County Airport.

Council Updated On Snider Ditch, Golf Course Agreement

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven, during his report at a recent city council meeting, said the Buffalo Municipal Golf Course had finished lining the Snider Ditch section that crosses their property.