Archive - Feb 24, 2010 - News

Governor's Workforce Summit Keynote Speaker Announced

The Wyoming Workforce Development Council, in partnership with the Governor's Office and the Department of Workforce Services, has announced that Keith Harrell will be the keynote speaker for the upcoming Governor's Summit on Workforce Solutions. Harrell is known across corporate American for his energetic, innovative presentations and as a dynamic life coach.

Freudenthal Says It's Time To Get Serious About Health Care Reform

At a news conference Wednesday, Governor Dave Freudenthal said that Wyoming cannot wait for the federal government to fix healthcare, and suggested that the State Legislature strongly consider a proposal before a house committee this week.

Wyoming Girls School Girls Hockey Team Faces-Off Thursday

Contributed by Judy Hagerott

The puck drops Thursday morning at 9:30 sharp as the Wyoming Girls School hockey team takes on the Sheridan Woman All-Stars in their 3rd annual face-off at Sheridan Ice, located at 475 East Brundage.

Pinnacle Gas Resources, Inc. Enters Into Agreement to be Acquired by Investor Group

Sheridan-based oil and gas company Pinnacle Gas Resources, Inc issued a media release this morning announcing that it has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which an investor group will acquire Pinnacle in an all-cash transaction for $0.34 per share of common stock, representing a premium of approximately 28% to Pinnacle's closing share price yesterday of $0.265.

Another Jail Fight Prompts Discussion with Sheriff

Sheridan County (WY) Sheriff Dave Hofmeier

In Monday's Sheridan County Circuit Court proceedings, two current inmates at the Sheridan County Jail were brought before Magistrate Carol Doughty on Battery charges for a fight they got into at the jail. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has more.