Archive - Feb 6, 2013

Morning Flight

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Bald Eagle in flight. Photo by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Lummis Comments on President's Nomination of REI CEO as Interior Secretary

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Lummis Comments on President's Nomination of REI CEO as Interior Secretary (Courtesy photo)

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis issued a statement Wednesday shortly after President Obama announced his nomination of Sally Jewell, the CEO of the outdoors products company REI, for Secretary of the Interior.

Weekend Sports Preview for Jo Co HS Teams

Winter sports are heading into their home stretch in the next few weeks as regular seasons close down and conference and state match-ups are finalized.

Basketball at BHS and Kaycee are moving into their final weeks of regular season games.

Johnson County Library Gathers Input During Open House

The library staff and representatives of the architectural design team were on hand to discuss different designs and gather the public's input. Quite a number of people showed up to the Open House to see the different designs, add their opinions and enjoy refreshments.

Johnson County May Back Industrial Bond Application

Johnson County's Commissioners, at their Tuesday meeting, heard a presentation from Dave Spencer with the Wyoming Business Council and Glen Catchpole from Uranerz Energy Corp. to ask the commission to sponsor an Industrial Revenue Bond application with the Wyoming Business Council through a Wyoming State Treasurer's program.

Sewer Rate Increase Has Buffalo Council At Odds

The Buffalo City Council, on a 3-2 vote, approved on second reading Ordinance No. 1360 which will increase sewer rates 100% across the board to all users, but the issue has become dividing one among the council members.

Superintendent Cindy Hill Seeks a $6.3 Million Budget

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Superintendent Cindy Hill Seeks a $6.3 Million Budget

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill is seeking more than $6 million for her newly reorganized office over the next 17 months.

ASAP Collecting Input on Ways to Combat Drug Use in Sheridan

ASAP Collecting Input on Ways to Combat Drug Use in Sheridan (Photo courtesy of Flickr user LeoAmadeus)

Members of the Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention are asking Sheridan County residents for their input in coming up with prevention solutions in the areas of tobacco and the use of other drugs in brief online survey.

Scam Alert: National Phone Scam Has Hit Sheridan

Scam Alert: National Phone Scam Has Hit Sheridan

A national-level scam involving a purported transfer of winning earnings - ending with a wiped bank account after the victim provides the scammers with bank account information - has hit Sheridan.