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Women still earning less than men in Wyoming - Feature Story, Local News, News - The Sheridan Press
SHERIDAN — In an era highlighted by the constant striving for gender equality, Wyoming women still receive less wages overall than men. Women earn $0.68 for every dollar a man earns, though a recent study suggested possible solutions to continue closing the gap.
Left-turn arrow work on 17th Street begins Monday
Installation of left-turn arrows on top of Greybull Hill at the 17th Street and Stampede Avenue intersection and other work is scheduled to begin Oct. 22 in Cody.The $128,864 project also includes installation of a right-turn arrow at the 16th Street and Sheridan Avenue intersection, along with push
In Bellevue, artists to open their shops
Eighteen members of the Bellevue Artist Alliance will give visitors a peek behind the curtain this weekend by opening their studios and inviting the public to see their creative spaces and learn about their artistic processes. The studio tour is a rare opportunity to see artists’ studios complete wi
SHS hopes conference momentum translates to state success - Local Sports, Sports - The Sheridan Press
“The boys have always been solid, but we are always looking for improvement,” Sheridan’s Alex Garber said. “Our girls were, to be honest, pretty shaky toward the beginning of the season. We were thinking they were in a tough spot, but they’ve come a long ways.”
Former uBlaze worker ordered to pay back $22,000, avoids jail
A former Cody resident is being forced to pay back more than $22,000 he embezzled from the uBlaze Vapor store on Sheridan Avenue.Zachary Mundahl, 38, is being ordered to pay uBlaze owner Lucas Anderson at least $500 a month, in addition to 10 years probation with routine drug testing.He will avoid j
Reports - Incident Reports, Local News, News - The Sheridan Press
• Activated fire alarm, 50 block Whitney Way, 8:48 a.m.
Candidates for U.S. House face off in debate - Local News, News - The Sheridan Press
SHERIDAN — The three candidates challenging Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming, for the state’s sole U.S. House of Representatives seat called for drastic changes to the way Congress functions while Cheney insisted the governing body is on the right track during a debate hosted by Wyoming PBS at Central Wyo
DAR to gather for lunch - Local News - The Sheridan Press
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet for lunch Thursday at the 4Bs restaurant, formerly the Country Kitchen.State regent Dine Dellenback and state registrar Lyn McDowell will attend the meeting.For more information, contact registrar Nancy Buchanan Ta
Hininger to change plea; hearing set for Thursday - Feature Story, Local News, News - The Sheridan Press
Court documents said Hininger, as a salaried employee of the extension office, reimbursed himself for work at the camp. Hininger withdrew a total of $6,700 in cash from the 4-H Mountain Camp savings account from March 31, 2009, to Dec. 31, 2014.
Tongue River downs Sheridan JV in final home matchup - Local Sports, Sports - The Sheridan Press
DAYTON — In a snowy, slippery game Saturday afternoon, the Tongue River High School football team won its final home contest of the season, defeating the Sheridan High School junior varsity 24-12. The win brings the Eagles’ overall record to 2-5 on the season.
Jackson girls win cross-country regionals
Sporting events don’t get much closer than the 3A West Regional cross-country meet in Lander. Jackson and Star Valley were in each other’s crosshairs Friday as the top contenders for next week’s state meet battled it out for the second of three consecutive races.Last week the Jackson boys just edged
Riggins News: Quilters’ craft show, auction set for Oct. 27
RIGGINS— Quote of the week: “Grief never ends…but it changes. It’s a passage, not a place to stay. Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith. It is the price of love.”
Cleanup work begins around north-central Wyoming power plant
The site of the Acme Power Plant about 17 miles (27 kilometers) north of Sheridan includes abandoned buildings with asbestos and lead-based paint, drums with unknown contents, petroleum products and carcinogens.
Lady Broncs come together, defeat Laramie - Local Sports, Sports - The Sheridan Press
SHERIDAN — During the past week of practice, the Sheridan High School volleyball team worked on improving many aspects of its game. The Lady Broncs wanted to become better at terminating balls and getting their opponents out of system, things they’d been working on all season long.
Gaming Convention planned for weekend - Local Sports, Sports - The Sheridan Press
SHERIDAN — SherCon tabletop gaming convention will take place Saturday at the Holiday Inn.The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. and will feature an open game day. Entry is free, but those who contribute $5 to help cover the space rental fee will receive a name badge and entry in a small r
Sports briefs - Local Sports, Sports - The Sheridan Press
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School swimming and diving team competed at the Laramie Invite Saturday. The Lady Broncs placed fifth with 307 points, while the Lady Plainsmen won, tallying 548 points.
Generals take third in Cheyenne - Local Sports, Sports - The Sheridan Press
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s rodeo team placed third at the Laramie County Community College Rodeo last weekend. The Generals tallied 500 points, while Gillette College won the event, scoring 595 points. The Lady Generals collected 40 points to finish sixth.
Snow temporarily forces some Wyoming highways to close
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming transportation officials are reopening portions of the highways they had been forced to close due to snow and ice.Officials reopened Interstate 25 at the Colorado state line on Sunday morning after hazardous driving conditions had caused an 11-hour closure.Officials als
Whitney Benefits announces support of new residence hall at Sheridan College - Local News, News - The Sheridan Press
SHERIDAN — As early as fall 2019, 100 more students will be able to call Sheridan College home. With the help of $7.1 million in support from Whitney Benefits, Sheridan College will begin construction on a 100-bed residence hall in the coming months, according to a press release. The new structure w
Entities begin removing hazardous waste from Acme site - Feature Story, Local News, News - The Sheridan Press
A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Targeted Brownfields Assessment in 2017 determined significant volumes of asbestos, large quantities of lead-based paint, drums with unknown contents and other various metals, petroleum hydrocarbons and carcinogens currently contaminate the property now fully o