Archive - Jul 18, 2018 - News

College Board Adopts Budget

Northern Wyoming Community College District trustees. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Trustees of the Northern Wyoming Community College District, which governs Sheridan and Gillette colleges and the Johnson County campus, adopted a budget of a little under $89 million for the year that started on July 1.

College Board Authorizes Application to State for Housing Loan

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College trustees, from left, Gary Koltiska, Walt Wragge and Chair Norleen Healy. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan College could have a new student dormitory ready for occupancy in the fall of 2019 if plans fall into place.

Handbook Discussion Gets Testy

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(Photo Ron Richter ©)

A presentation on council and mayoral handbooks at Monday night’s Sheridan City Council meeting brought forth a spirited debate between the mayor and a councilman. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Council Approves Subdivision Despite Neighbors Concerns

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Local Attorney Tony Wendtland (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Acting on the recommendation of City Attorney Brendon Kerns, the Sheridan City Council at their last meeting in June, elected to table a resolution allowing for the Lincoln Drive Minor Subdivision, which is a request by the property owner to subdivide one lot into three.

Legal Analysis from UW Proposes Alternate Solution to Reforming Endangered Species Act

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A new research brief from the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming describes a legal analysis that explores the legislative history of the 1973 Endangered Species Act and proposes a solution that would give states greater authority to manage listed species wi

UW’s Liu Receives DOE Grant to Improve Predictability of Interactions Between Mixed-Phase Clouds, Aerosols

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A University of Wyoming Excellence Chair has received a Department of Energy (DOE) grant to study how to improve the predictability of mixed-phase clouds and aerosol interactions at high latitudes.

State Auditor Talks Transparency

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Transparency in State spending is important for many citizens of Wyoming. According to State Auditor Cynthia Cloud, Wyoming could be doing a better job of being transparent.

Sheridan PD Encourages Community to Report Suspicious Activity

Recently, the Sheridan Police Department was able to identify and deal with a mobile meth lab in the City thanks to the report of suspicious activity by a member of the community. Police Lt.

City Council Candidate Talks Fluoride

The Sheridan City Council has decided to not put the issue of whether or not to continue putting fluoride in the city water on the ballot this November.

MacPherson Resigns from UW Board of Trustees

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Citing a desire to effect positive change, University of Wyoming Trustee John MacPherson, of Saratoga, has resigned from the UW Board of Trustees.