Archive - Jan 5, 2011 - News

JoCo Assessor's Office Loses Employees

New Johnson County Assessor Cindy Rogers took office just this week and she now has the task of replacing most of the employees from that office. Here's Aaron Palmer with the story.

Early Enrichment Enrollment at Hand-in-Hand

The Hand in Hand Early Childhood Education Center is not taking applications for their Early Enrichment Program.

The Hand in Hand Early Childhood Education Center in Sheridan held a news conference Wednesday to announce that they are taking enrollment for the Early Enrichment program.

Sheridan County P&Z Commission Considers Quarry and CUP Request

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The Sheridan County Planning & Zoning Commission Wednesday approved a seven-year request to continue operations at the Black Mountain Quarry in the Big Horn Mountains, located off of US Highway 14.

Lummis Sworn Into Congress

Wyoming U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis was sworn into the 112 Congress Wednesday. Representative Lummis, who is Wyoming's sole Representative in the U.S.

Update: Hoarded Cats and Dog

"Rowdy" is the one dog that was rescued, along with 39 cats, from a hoarding situation in Sheridan County at the end of 2010.

Toward the end of December, the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter acquired thirty-nine cats and one dog from a hoarder situation. Shelter Director Cel Hope gives us an update about the cats.

Mango Languages at Library

Wyoming libraries are implementing this free foreign language program that can be accessed from home.

A new foreign language opportunity called Mango Languages is being implemented at libraries around Wyoming. No, it's not a program where you learn to speak to your tropical fruit.

Reform Campaign Targets U.S. Senate Rules

U.S. Senate Chamber (courtesy photo)

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The new U.S. Congress goes to work today, and one of the first items on the agenda will be setting the rules for the U.S. Senate. Several proposals are circulating that would end the gridlock the Senate has faced

Buffalo City Council has Change of Power

Buffalo City Council 2011: from left, Bruce Hepp, Russ Humphrey, Mayor Randy Dyess, Stan Lakin, Bill Hawley, and City Clerk Julie Silbernagel.

There was a change in the Mayor's seat and two council seats at Tuesday's City Council meeting in Buffalo. Aaron Palmer with the report.

Wildeman Appointed Chairman of JC Commission

Johnson County Commissioners Smokey Wildeman, Delbert Eitel and John Gibbs.

Albert “Smokey” Wildeman was appointed the Chairman of the Board of Johnson County Commissioners at their regular meeting Tuesday. Aaron Palmer has more.

More Quarry Quandaries

The proposed rock quarry off of Columbus Creek was the big issue at the Sheridan County Commissioner's meeting this week.