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February 18th, 2011

Bruce Burns' Legislative Update

Senator Bruce Burns

Amidst an extremely busy day in the State Legislative Session, Senator Bruce Burns checked in with Sheridan Media Thursday afternoon with a couple updates. Regarding the vote on funding for capital improvement funding for Sheridan College, he says.

JoCo Commission Addresses Bad Blood

The Johnson County Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday, held an elected officials meeting to discuss various issues within the courthouse offices.

Cities, Counties to Receive More Money From State

State Representative Mike Madden

The City of Buffalo and Johnson County, along with cities and counties throughout Wyoming will be getting more money from the state after the Wyoming Senate passed a bill aimed at distributing more than $10 million in additional funding to local entities.

February 18th

LADY BRONC LOSE, BRONCS ON THE ROAD TONIGHT

Dylan Morin competes for the Bronc at the SImplot Games (photo courtesy of Mike Roberts)

LADY BRONC BASKETBALL - The Sheridan Lady Broncs have lost two in a row after losing to Gillette 74-59 at Sheridan high school last night.

They led 16-15 after the first quarter, Gillette took a three point halftime lead then blew the game open scoring 28 points in the third quarter Lady Broncs Head coach Derek Bissitt.

The Lady Broncs missed Steph Sessions last night the two year starter was in street clothes last night with injury.

Sheridan College Receives $100k For Project Development

NWCCD VIce President for Development Susan Bigelow

Most of the news this week coming out of Sheridan College was the $7.5 million that was approved by the Wyoming Legislature to construct a new Academic Center on campus.

How Will Additional State Funding Help Sheridan

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The City of Sheridan will no doubt benefit from the additional funds approved by the Legislature, but just how big of a boost will it be amidst declining revenues.

The State Legislature's decision to increase funding to local governments by $10 million figures to be a much needed boost to governments who are once again projecting budget shortfalls.

Developmental Disabilities Amendment Fails

RENEW CEO Larry Samson (Courtesy Photo)

Wednesday a budget amendment that would have restored the remaining 4% of the 10% funding cuts to agencies around the state that work with the developmentally disabled failed in the House. The cuts were made nearly three years ago during the Freudenthal Administration.

Public Pulse - Thursday 02/17/11

Sheridan College / Sheridan Travel & Tourism w/Penny Becker

Sheridan Recreation District 3 to 5 Year Plan

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Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright

The Sheridan Recreation District has developed a list of goals and objectives for the next 3 to 5 years. The plan highlights five different areas that will be focused on; parks, facilities, programs, community involvement and the recreation department as a whole.

District 1 Superintendent Search: Paige Fenton-Hughes

Paige Fenton-Hughes

Tuesday and Wednesday, the third candidate in the running for the position of Superintendent of Sheridan County School District 1, Paige Fenton-Hughes of Lander, met with Trustees, faculty, staff and the public.