The Navajo Transitional Energy Company, the firm that acquired Spring Creek Mine and two other Powder River Basin mines last year, claims it has negotiated agreements with the federal government to stay current on its mineral tax payments.
A state plan to secure federal funding for the expansion of career and technical education in Wyoming has generated pushback from some of its smaller school districts — including two in Sheridan County — who worry participation in the program would place new burdens on their administrators and staff.
Absaroka Head Start in Sheridan, an early childhood care program that has served the community for more than 25 years, nearly shut down in 2018.
A special prosecuting attorney has concluded that no charges should emerge from election code violation complaints filed with the Sheridan County Clerk and Recorder’s Office regarding the city of Sheridan’s November special election.
State lawmakers will consider whether to appropriate funding to a Wyoming-based suicide hotline when they convene next month, a resource mental health professionals have said could be valuable in combating the state’s high suicide rate.
State lawmakers have proposed two bills for the upcoming legislative session that, combined, could begin to address longstanding concerns over the funding of Wyoming’s municipal governments.
Wyoming’s high school graduation rate increased for the sixth year in a row and local school districts posted rates above the state average, according to data published by the Wyoming Department of Education Tuesday.
The city of Sheridan’s finances remain on track and tax revenues continued to exceed projections through the second quarter of fiscal year 2020, City Treasurer Karen Burtis told Sheridan City Council during its regular meeting Monday.
The State Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee voted late last week to sponsor a bill that would give Wyoming school districts the option to bill Medicaid for some special education costs.