Archive - Jun 2011 - News

June 24th

State Vet: on Equine Virus: No Reason to Panic

Wyoming State Veterinarian Jim Logan reported the first confirmed case of Equine Herpes Virus 1 in a horse in Johnson County this week, but in a follow-up interview he said there is no reason for horse owners to panic, just be aware of the situation and take some common-sense precautions to protect their animals.

June 23rd

Six Vie for Miss Wyoming 2011 Crown

Who will be crowned Miss Wyoming 2011? Find out Saturday, June 25th at the WYO Theatre.

Six exceptional young women from around Wyoming will be competing Saturday evening for the 2011 Miss Wyoming Scholarship Crown. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson introduces them to you.

District 1 June Report

Sheridan County School District 1 Business Manager, Jeremy Smith

Trustees at Tuesday's School District 1 board meeting approved unanimously the IBN recommendations for the upcoming school year. District Business Manager Jeremy Smith explains.

Funeral for Wyoming Marine Held in Douglas

Lance Cpl. Sean O'Connor (Photo from MilitaryTimes.com)

DOUGLAS Wyo. (AP) - Hundreds of people crowded a high school gymnasium in central Wyoming on Wednesday to pay their respects to a U.S. Marine killed earlier this month in Afghanistan.

Wyoming Records First Case of Horse Virus

Wyoming is no longer free of the Equine Herpes Virus 1.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming has recorded its first case of a potentially fatal horse virus this year. State Veterinarian Jim Logan said Wednesday that tests confirmed a case of Equine Herpes Virus 1 in a horse from Johnson County.

Wyoming is the First State in the Country to “Go Google”

From left to right: The President of Enterprise at Google, David Girouard, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and State Chief Information Officer Flint Waters. ( Photo Courtesy of Governor Mead's Office)

At a media conference Wednesday, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced that 10,000 of Wyoming’s state employees have now migrated to Google Apps for Government.

Barrasso Comments on Health Care “Glitch”

U.S. Senator John Barrasso

Details have surfaced over the last few days about a major glitch in President Obama's health care law that will make 3-million middle class Americans eligible for Medicaid when the law takes effect in 2014.

County Finds Unfiled Easement With Landowner

Landowners on Fairgrounds Road have been trying to find easements for a water line that was installed on their property by Johnson County to supply city water to the fairgrounds, and have been trying to get water supplied to their property, as they believed they had been promised.

Gatchell's Living History Day Saturday in Buffalo

The annual Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum's Living History Day will be this Saturday, June 25th at the museum in Buffalo.

Buffalo's Brock Street Sidewalk Bids Opened Wednesday

Vista Engineering's Jeff Feck checks figures during the bid opening Wednesday.

The engineering firm in charge of the Brock Street/Safe Routes to School Sidewalk Project had their bid opening Wednesday at city hall in Buffalo.