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  • One year after Dobbs decision, abortion remains legal in Wyoming

    Joseph Beaudet, The Sheridan Press Via Wyoming News Exchange|Jun 22, 2023

    SHERIDAN – Sheridan City Councilor Andrew Patceg begins each regular meeting reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, with an addition. “...With liberty and justice for all — born and unborn,” he says. Patceg isn’t the first to say those three extra words; he said he first heard it from Wyoming State Rep. Mark Jennings, R-Sheridan. The phrase demonstrates the amount of respect he has for everyone, Patceg said. “When I finish up the Pledge of Allegiance and I say, ‘with liberty and justice for all, born and unborn,’ all I’m simply saying is that I... Full story

  • ERAP's end brings concerns from those helping local families

    Joseph Beaudet, The Sheridan Press Via Wyoming News Exchange|May 25, 2023

    SHERIDAN — Final payments from the Wyoming Emergency Rental Assistance Program will come in June. Those helping families with the program in Sheridan County expressed concern about potential impacts of the program’s end. ERAP began April 29, 2021, and was designed to assist people who were unable to make rent or utilities payments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Through May 25, Wyoming Department of Family Services data shows 17,143 households have received assistance from the program and payments totaled $107 million. Payments were made... Full story