Archive - Apr 8, 2016 - News

New Citizens Take Oath in Naturalization Ceremonies

New citizens take naturalization oath. From left are Sadanand Dhekney, Bo Walker, Tram Tran, Kim Warren, Koyan-Konkel Arpik, Milagro Portillo and Felicito Vorquez. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Seven people took oaths as new citizens of the United States in naturalization ceremonies Friday in Sheridan County's district court.

Secretary of State Urges 'Entrepreneurial Ecosystem'

Secretary of State Ed Murray, keynote speaker at summit luncheon in Sheridan. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Secretary of State Ed Murray says Wyoming does have a “business-friendly module.”

New Growth Alliance Launched at Meeting

Gillette City Administrator Carter Napier at economic summit in Sheridan. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan, Johnson and Campbell counties are working together, and putting together a new vision of how to do business.

Speed Limit Change for Roads in Northeast Wyoming

US 16 Buffalo to Ucross (Image courtesy of WYDOT)

Drivers can expect to see crews with the Wyoming Department of Transportation installing 70 mph speed limit signs in Northeast Wyoming on Monday and Tuesday. According to a release from WYDOT, this will bring roads up to the new statutory speed limit for non-interstate highways in Wyoming that was r

Commissioner Ringley to Seek a Third Term

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Sheridan County Commissioner Tom Ringley will seek a third term in this year's election. (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Sheridan County Commissioner Tom Ringley has announced that he will seek a third term as commissioner. Ringley was elected in 2008 to fill one of the two new commissioner positions approved by voters in the 2006 General Election.

SLIB Approves $500,000 for WYO Theater

The State Loan and Investment Board Thursday approved $500,000 for preliminary work on the Hallmark building on North Main Street north of the WYO Theater.

Congressional Candidate Tours Northeast Wyoming

U.S. House of Representatives Candidate Leland Christensen, right, at Thursday's ice cream social in Sheridan. (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Leland Christensen, Republican candidate for Wyoming’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, has spent the last couple of days touring Northeast Wyoming visiting businesses and talking with community members in Gillette and Sheridan.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital to Participate in Billings Clinic Program

The Sheridan team is pictured with representatives from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Rural Healthcare Program, the Billings Clinic and the Governor of Montana. (Courtesy photo)

During a news conference held Thursday at the Billings Clinic, it was announced that The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust awarded two grants to Billings Clinic in the amount of $4.3 million.

Sheridan Community Shelter Receives $10,000 Grant

Volunteers of America was awarded a one-year grant of $10,000 by the Wyoming Community Foundation to provide for the needs of the homeless in Sheridan County.

School District 1 to Meet Tuesday

Sheridan County School District 1 trustees will consider bids for a new roof on the existing Tongue River Elementary School at a meeting next week in Ranchester.