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Students receive help transitioning through school

Students receive help transitioning through school

SHERIDAN — Students transition a handful of times throughout their 12-year public schooling in Sheridan County’s three school districts and additional years if the student chooses to attend college. Schools in Sheridan County commit to helping ease the transition process for students and parents alike. Kindergarten gives students their first taste of elementary school. “We… Continue Reading

2016 Fair Results

2016 Fair Results

BEEF CATTLE SHOW RESULTS SHOWMANSHIP Champion Senior Beef Showman – Kayce Pearce Reserve Champion Senior Beef Showman – Haley Timm Champion Intermediate Beef Showman – Braden West Reserve Champion Intermediate Beef Showman – Olivia Chase Champion Junior Beef Showman – Jhett West Reserve Champion Junior Beef Showman – Josephine Ankney MARKET BEEF Grand Champion Market… Continue Reading

Is government too big? HD30 candidates weigh in

SHERIDAN — Candidates on both sides of the aisle have talked about the size of government and whether it is too big or can do more. The three candidates seeking office in House District 30, which covers primarily the central portion of the county outside Sheridan’s city limits, recently discussed with The Press their beliefs… Continue Reading

HD29 candidates discuss upcoming session, future

SHERIDAN — Two Republicans and one Democrat will be on the ballot for House District 29 in the primary election Aug. 16. HD29 covers most of the city of Sheridan. Incumbent Rep. Mark Kinner, R-Sheridan, will face Republican Steven Cain in the primary while Democrat Sandra Kingsley will move forward unopposed to the general election… Continue Reading

Candidates weigh in on county’s comprehensive plan

Candidates weigh in on county’s comprehensive plan

SHERIDAN — If your community isn’t growing, it’s shrinking. That’s a philosophy that most politicians and economist hold dear to their hearts, and local Sheridan County Commission candidates are no exception. The Sheridan Press asked Republican candidates Mike Nickel and Tom Ringley and Democratic candidate Vicki Taylor their views on issues presented in the Sheridan… Continue Reading

Mayoral candidates discuss growth, city administrator

SHERIDAN — While five individuals have asked Sheridan voters to elect them mayor, only two candidates will move forward to the general election. The remaining three will be eliminated in the Aug. 16 primary election. As the city continues to grow and catchphrases like “economic development” and “responsible growth” continue to roll off the tongues… Continue Reading

Primary election voting already underway

SHERIDAN — While primary election day remains a couple of weeks away, absentee voting has already begun in Wyoming. Absentee voting can be done by mail or in person at the Sheridan County Elections Office located inside the Sheridan County Courthouse. Absentee voting will continue through Aug. 15, the day before the primary election. Voter… Continue Reading

Is it raining? Candidates debate use of savings fund

SHERIDAN — As the doom and gloom news for Wyoming’s budget outlook continues, politicians will again consider whether the state should utilize its rainy day fund, which sits at $1.8 billion. Incumbent Rep. Mike Madden, R-Buffalo, said the purpose of the rainy day fund is to bridge the gaps when there are funding shortfalls in… Continue Reading

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