Archive - Sep 17, 2019 - News

Majority of Online Responses Favorable to 3-Lane Main Street

City of Sheridan and WYDOT personnel presented the results of the Main Street reconfiguration test and answered questions at a meeting Tuesday night. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Of nearly 1,000 online responses to a survey on the three-lane configuration of Main Street, 65 percent of the responses were positive.

Dementia Education Session Set for Next Week

Dementia Friendly Wyoming, a program of The Hub on Smith Street, will hold a one-hour session on dementia at The Hub next week.

Navy honors Cody with ship name

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CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A new Navy fast transport ship will be named after the Wyoming city of Cody.

The Cody Enterprise reports Cody Mayor Matt Hall announced recently that U.S. Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer informed him the ship will be named the USNS Cody.

2 killed, 2 injured in Wyoming shooting; man in custody

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A 25-year-old man is in custody after a shooting that left two people dead and two others injured in Wyoming.

UW Security and Fire Safety Report Now Available

The 2019 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the University of Wyoming is now available. To access the report, go to

UW Economist Finds Mixed Values of ‘Thoughts and Prayers’

Groundbreaking research by a University of Wyoming economist has shed new light on the controversial topic of the value of “thoughts and prayers” in response to natural and human-caused disasters.

Unique UW Professorship Team to Provide Entrepreneurial Solutions for Several Regional Businesses

UW mechanical engineering faculty members Carl Frick (front, from left) and Ray Fertig recently were appointed to a unique professorship geared toward product innovation and entrepreneurship with regional businesses. Mechanical engineering graduate students Matthew Jones (second row, from left) and Geoffrey Buck have been hired to support the professorship team. They will gain real-world industry experience while building their graduate theses. (UW Photo)

Two faculty members from the University of Wyoming’s Department of Mechanical Engineering recently were appointed to a team professorship designed to create entrepreneurial solutions for a number of technical businesses in the region.

Collins Declines Contract Extension

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City of Sheridan Administrator Mark Collins (Photo Ron Richter ©)

The Sheridan City Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting Monday night. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Councilman Bridger to Run for Mayor

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Sheridan City Councilman Rich Bridger intends to run for mayor of Sheridan next year. (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Sheridan City Councilman Rich Bridger has formed a political action committee for his candidacy to run for Mayor of Sheridan in 2020. Bridger explained why he made the decision to run for mayor.

Main Street Public Meeting

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(Photo Ron Richter ©)

The Main Street reconfiguration test in downtown Sheridan began August 11 and was supposed to last about a month.