Archive - Jan 2011 - News

January 30th

Public Meeting for Gravel Mine Monday in Buffalo

A meeting to gather public input on a proposed gravel mine south of Buffalo will be Monday night at the Johnson County Annex Building beginning at 6 pm.

Wyoming Construction Materials applied for the air quality permit for the mine, a requirement by the Department of Environmental Quality before the mine can be made operational.

Woman Charged in Drug Case Appears in Court

One of two women charged in connection with an ongoing drug investigation made her initial appearance in court Friday.

Tonya Colette Sickler was arrested last week and charged with two counts of Conspiracy and two counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance, both felonies.

Changes Proposed for West Tensleep Area

The Bighorn National Forest/Powder River Ranger District is taking public comment on proposed changes to the West Tensleep Area of the forest located about 45 miles west of Buffalo.

Ranchester to Address Law Enforcement Issue

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Ranchester Mayor Allan Moore

The Ranchester Town Council will meet tomorrow night, and one of the items that they will deal with is what to do about the current law enforcement situation. Ranchester Mayor Allan Moore.

Public Pulse + iTunes

One of Sheridan Media's resident geeks has "tweaked" our website so there are more options for users. "Media Geek" Grant Toth gives us the rundown:

He has also made a few "Apple-Centric" changes:

Reading Discussion of Contemporary International Literature

Violence. Or, more specifically, stories of people who have lived through violence.

January 29th

Accountability in Education

Accountability in education is something that played a pivotal role in this past year's elections in Wyoming, and it is something that will no doubt be addressed by legislators during the General Session.

Barrasso on Increasing the Ceiling on Federal Debt

U.S. Senator John Barrasso

Over the next several months, the United States Congress has a major decision to address regarding raising the ceiling on the Federal debt. U.S. Senator John Barrasso says that there are two sides to keep in mind when Congress votes on the issue.

January 28th

Representative Madden on Mineral Trust Fund

Johnson County Representative Mike Madden

Johnson County Representative Mike Madden just began his third term. We recently had a conversation by phone and asked him if he supports Governor Mead's proposal to divert $156 million from the Permanent Mineral Trust Fund to Cities, Highways and the state's Rainy Day Account.

Governor Mead Addresses Issues at News Conference

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

During a news conference this week, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead addressed several key issues including one of his priorities, which is to get more funding to local governments to use on infrastructure projects.