Archive - Feb 2012

February 23rd

During The Storm

photo by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Public Pulse - Thursday 02/23/12

Senior Center / Laura J. DeMatteis Author of "Poison in the Pantry"

District 1 Pleased With Unchanging Cost of Living Bill

House Bill 47 to adopt a Hedonic Wage Index failed on introduction last week in Cheyenne, a bill that would have altered the way that school districts are compensated to pay staff.

SC HOOPS / SHS VS GILLETTE / STATE SWIMMING AND WRESTLING PLUS REGIONAL HOOPS

SHERIDAN COLLEGE HOOPS - The Sheridan college Generals and Lady Generals split games with Miles City at home last night.

The Lady Generals got to a slow start but they went on a 21-7 run to start the second half and pulled away for the victory, Lady Generals Sophomore Fallon Lewis.

With the win they still have a chance to be the host team for their post season tournament but they must beat Casper at home Saturday and win at Gillette Tuesday, Lewis says their focus right now is on the number 4 ranked T-Birds.

The Food Group Growing in Sheridan County

A group working to make sure all Sheridan County children are well-fed is growing in Sheridan, working with county schools now for about a year and a half. Amy Albrecht is with The Food Group in Sheridan.

College President in Cheyenne to Discuss Funding

College President in Cheyenne to Discuss Funding

Members of the Northern Wyoming College District spent the better part of last week in Washington D.C. For the Association of Community College Trustees National Legislative Forum.

Commissioner Rolston Reflects on WCCA Winter Meeting

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Sheridan County Commissioner Bob Rolston

All five Sheridan County Commissioners were in Cheyenne last week to attend the Wyoming County Commissioners Association annual winter legislative meeting.

Johnson County Hears Proposal From Healthcare Broker

Johnson County Commissioners

Johnson County's Commissioners and a number of County Department Heads were presented with a proposal from Corporate Benefits Consortium, or COBECON, at their meeting Tuesday.

City Sponsors Habitat Grant Application

City Sponsors Habitat Grant Application

The Sheridan City Council approved a resolution Tuesday night which sponsors a grant application to the state from Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns.

Buffalo Tobacco Compliance Checks Show High Failure Rate

BPD Police Chief Jason Carder

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder reported to the city council at their meeting Tuesday that during recent compliance checks at local retail establishments, four of fourteen sold tobacco products to minors.
That is just under a 29% failure rate.