Archive - 2013

December 17th

Wireless Transfer Exposes WIC Client Records

The Wyoming Department of Health reports that the personal information of nearly 12,000 past and present clients of the WIC program was exposed to the general public for about a 24-hour period in October. WIC is the Women, Infants and Children nutritional program run by the federal government.

December 16th

Broncs / Lady Broncs head to Green River for the Flaming Gorge classic basketball tournament

BRONC / LADY BRONC BASKETBALL - The Lady Bronc basketball team open play at the Flaming Gorge classic tournament in Green River Thursday afternoon against Star Valley.

They are 3-1 coming off their first loss of the season at number one Natrona county but Head coach Jessica Pickett says that was a good game for the Lady Broncs to have on the early season schedule.

As the get ready to head to Green River Pickett says the players like playing at this event.

Obesity in Wyoming...It's a Growing Problem

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Georgia Boley

One in four Wyoming residents are obese, pushing the scales far beyond simply being overweight. Monday night in the Science Center at Sheridan College, Registered Dietitian Georgia Boley presented the program “Hunger and Obesity...Making the Connection.”

County Agenda Includes Subdivision, Grant, Addresses

The Johnson County Commissioners will discuss and are expected to make a decision on the approval of a re-subdivision of the Mannering Lot and final plat approval of the Robinson Acres Subdivision at their regular meeting today.

County Approves Trabing Contract

Johnson County's Commissioners have approved the chair to sign a contract to pave a section of Trabing Road, should the contract become available from the Wyoming Department of Transportation before the commissioner's next meeting.

Buffalo Chamber Offers Lunch, with Twist

This month's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon will have a new venue and a slightly different twist than normal.

Rachel McCaughey, Assistant Director of the Chamber of commerce, tells us what will be different at this month's luncheon.

Tipsy Taxi Program Receives Governor's Award

Tipsy Taxi Program Receives Governor's Award

Earlier this month Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens accepted an award on behalf of the City of Sheridan from the Governor's Council on Impaired Driving. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Bid Awarded for Water Line Project

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council Monday night unanimously voted to award the bid for the Northwest Water Transmission Line project to Wilson Brothers Construction in the amount of $3.2 million.

Wellness Into the New Year

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The Wellness Council of Sheridan County strives to foster community growth by cultivating the dimensions of wellness. Council Director Michele Fritz says that there is a preconceived notion of the definition of wellness.

Last Minute Christmas Thoughts . . .

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Bill Sniffin

There are many groups of people in Wyoming who could use a little nudge of assistance at this time of year.  Two types that come to mind are the under-employed and the unemployed.