Archive - Jan 2012 - News

January 30th

Sheridan County Democrats Hosting Forum

The Sheridan County Democrats will host a discussion forum Tuesday in the Inner Circle at the Fulmer Library to discuss current issues and those specific to Wyoming leading into the legislative session that's coming up in about two weeks.

Economic Development Task Force: Combined Effort Toward Expansion

City Public Works Director, Nic Bateson

The Sheridan Area Economic Development Task Force may have some of the same old names working toward a goal of economic expansion for Sheridan, but they'll all tell you this is the first time there has been this kind of combined effort.

Sheridan P.D. Traffic Education and Enforcement Campaign is Underway

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Sheridan P.D. Traffic Education and Enforcement Campaign is Underway

Now through the end of the year the Sheridan Police Department will be conducting a traffic education and enforcement campaign to try and make some of the more dangerous traffic areas more safe. Sheridan Police Sargeant Travis Koltiska.

SEEDA Discusses Future Board Retreat

Sheridan College President and SEEDA Chairman Dr. Paul Young

During last week's SEEDA Board meeting, the trustees discussed the possibility of having a board retreat where the member of the Joint Powers Board could work on further defining their procedures and policies. Board Chairman Dr. Paul Young.

JCSD1 Hopes For Help From Lawmakers On Cashflow Issues

Dr. Rod Kessler

At last week's meeting in Kaycee, the Johnson County School District 1 Board of Trustees discussed cash flow issues the district may face this year or in the future thanks to changes in how money from recapture districts is given by and paid back to the state.

Buffalo Chamber's Winter Gathering A Success

Winter Gathering 2012

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce held their annual Winter Gathering fundraiser Sunday night at a new venue, the Deerfield Building downtown, and according to Chamber Director Angela Jarvis, it was a great time and a great success.

January 29th

Accountability in Education

State Board of Education member Sue Belish

Accountability in education was a major issue during last year's legislative session in Wyoming and it appears that it will continue to be an issue during this year's budget session that begins next month.

Wolf Author/Photographer to Present at Sheridan Library Sunday

(Game and Fish photo)

Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will host a talk this Sunday at the Library by Cat Urbigkit, an author/photographer whose principle subject is wolves.

Fossil Fuels vs. Wildlife in Wyoming

(sheridan media file photo)

(WY News Service) -- Two species in Wyoming, the sage-grouse and Wyoming Pocket Gopher, are listed on a report that link oil and gas development to declines in their respective populations.

January 28th

JCHC Dedicates New ER To Former Employee

Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward and Tommy Smith's mother Liz Camino.

In a ceremony held in the new Main Entrance and new Emergency Room of the remodeled Johnson County Helathcare Center Friday afternoon, the hospital dedicated their new ER to former employee Tommy Smith.