Archive - Jan 24, 2012

City Operations Could Be Impacted by State Budget

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has proposed a $64 million dollar cut out of his budget request to the Joint Appropriations Committee, which is in the process of “marking up” the Governor's proposed budget.

Public Pulse - Tuesday 01/24/12

First Light / Sue Belish w/State Board of Education

Skatula Named 2012 Wyo Distinguished Principal

For the second year in a row an educator with connections to Sheridan has been named Wyoming's Distinguished Principal.

Wolf Bill May Draw its Share of Controversy

Last year Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and the wolf management plan that will come before the State Legislature during next month's budget session could be a lightning rod for controversy, this according to State Senator Bruce Burns.

G&F Sending Out Turkey Harvest Survey

The Wyoming Game and Fish is asking all hunters who held a general or limited quota fall Turkey license to fill out a harvest survey for the 2011 season.

Council Work Session: Chamber Update

A noon work session by the Sheridan City Council Monday focused on the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce. Chamber Executive Director Dixie Johnson updated the Council on some of the highlights from 2011 and their plans for 2012.


SC HOOPS - The Sheridan college Generals and Lady Generals play road games at Casper college tomorrow night and will be at home Saturday night hosting games with Gillette.

The Lady Generals are 17-2 overall coming off two conference wins last week and are on a nine game winning streak. Tomorrow night they play at Casper and another conference game with Gillette at home Saturday night Head coach Frank McCarthy says it's another big week of conference play.

SCSD2 + SC = College Readiness, Stronger Workforce?

Talk of state issues in education, local trends, and new courses were followed by discussions of addressing developmental studies enrollments and possible pilot projects Monday night during a Sheridan College/Sheridan County School District 2 Joint Board Meeting.

Bison Swimmers First, Second at Weekend Meets

The Bison boys' swim team had another exceptiona weekend, taking first in their own Invite Friday and finishing second in the Worland Invite on Saturday.
At their home meet Friday, the Bison finished first with 589 points, followed by Douglas with 463, Rawlins with 215, and Newcastle with 148.
First-place finishes came from the 400 free relay team, the 200 medley relay team, and the 200 free relay team.
Individually, Neil Medders took first in the 100 free and 100 back; Nate Holt won the 200 and 500 free; Josh Cohoon was first in the 50 free; and Justin Land won the diving event.

JCHC Phone Problem Fixed, Cause In Question

Johnson County Healthcare Center's phone system was down most of Sunday, prompting notification from the county's Emergency Notification, or Code Red System.