Archive - Dec 2012

December 26th

RENEW Board of Directors Appoint New Acting President

Newly appointed President and CEO of RENEW, Chris Ahlstrom (Courtesy Photo)

The Board of Directors for RENEW in Sheridan have appointed Chris Ahlstrom as acting president and CEO. Ahlstrom replaces Larry Samson, who's retired after over three decades with RENEW.

December 25th

Senator Barrasso Talks Fiscal Cliff

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U.S. Senator John Barrasso recently appeared on Fox News to talk about the fiscal cliff. The Senator commented that he thinks that President Obama wants to go over the cliff for political reasons.

Brick Pavers For Sale to Honor Those That Have Served in the Military

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(Photo by Stan Woinoski)

Part of the construction of the new Edward A. Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College has been to change the campus entrance and to build a Veterans Plaza.

SHERIDAN COLLEGE HOSTS YOUTH HOOP CAMPS SATURDAY

SC YOUTH BASKETBALL CAMPS - The Sheridan college basketball coaches and players host their one day holiday basketball camps Saturday.

Lady Generals Head coach Frank McCarthy says they are getting some good rest during the break and they had a great first half of the season. And he says the girls youth camp will open at 2:00 Saturday in the Hoffman dome.

The boys camp will be the first session Saturday starting at 10:00 and running until noon Generals Head coach Steve Smiley.

Farmers First to Peer Over Fiscal Cliff

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Several months ago, farmers were the first to see what’s over the so-called fiscal cliff of budget cuts and tax hikes. That’s when the Farm Bill expired, leaving many agriculture programs without funding, including conservation titles, rural development and beginning farmer initiatives.

City Council Updated On Cemetery Road Pathway Grant

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council go an update from City Planner Zach Montgomery on the Cemetery Road Pathway Project.

Buffalo Building Inspector Educates Contractors

As the City of Buffalo has been adopting new building code standards over the last few months, City Building Inspector Toby Rhoades has been holding meetings to give local contractors an opportunity to learn what regulations and standards have changed with the adoption of the IBC 2012 codes.

Johnson County Year In Review 2012: January-March

Over the next few days we will review the top stories that happened in Johnson County in 2012.

Today we will start the year in review by looking at the top stories from January through March.

UW Offers New Degree to Train Professional Landmen

UW Offers New Degree to Train Professional Landmen (Stock photo)

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - The University of Wyoming is offering a new undergraduate program in professional land management.

UW's program is one of just seven in North America accredited by the American Association of Professional Landmen.

Coalition Seeks to Change the Filibuster Rules

Coalition Seeks to Change the Filibuster Rules

A major push is underway to change the rules of the U.S. Senate, particularly as it relates to the use of the filibuster.