Archive - Jan 2012 - News

January 19th

Legislative Committee Considers Redistricting

Center, Senator Cale Case, co-chair of the the Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Interim Committee, listens to comments from the audience during a public redistricting meeting in Sheridan last fall. (Sheridan Media file photo)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming lawmakers plan to hold a final meeting to hash out a statewide plan for redrawing legislative districts.

Riparian Management Plan One Step Closer to Completion

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Riparian Management Plan workshop Wednesday at Sheridan College.

Sheridan County, along with consultants with AECOM, hosted two public workshops Wednesday regarding the development status of a Riparian Area Management Plan.

Obama: No on Oil Pipeline, More Review Needed, w/Reactions

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he's denying an application for a Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline because a GOP-mandated deadline didn't allow time for a full review.

DA Davidson's Annual Economic Outlook is This Afternoon

DA Davidson's Chief Investment Strategist, Fred Dickson, will give his economic outlook at the WYO Theater today, his 10th annual in Sheridan.

January 18th

G&F Remind Dog Owners that Deer Can Be Dangerous

Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke

Deer in residential areas in Sheridan County certainly isn't something new, but an increase in incidents involving deer harming dogs is something that has the attention of the local Game and Fish Office. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke.

Buffalo Senior Center Pancake Supper Fundraiser Friday

Buffalo Senior Center

Friday night the Buffalo Senior Center will be having its annual Pancake Supper Fundraiser.
Joe Michel, Chairman of the Senior Center's Advisory Council, said the center usually has a monthly carry-in supper, but this month the pancake supper will take its place.

Jo Co Audit Good, Only Minor Issues

Johnson County's Commissioners received an audit report at their Tuesday meeting, and overall, they got a "clean" report, with only minor issues that need attention.

City/County Engineer Moving Forward, Interviews Next

Buffalo City Council

At their meeting Tuesday night, the Buffalo City Council removed from the table their motion to hire a joint City/County Engineer, after hearing public comments from a number of citizens both for and against the position and discussions between councilmembers.

State Troopers Make Unusual Seizure

State Troopers Make Unusual Seizure

Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers made quite a unique seizure this week just outside of Cheyenne on Highway 80. Troopers seized approximately $5.7 million in counterfeit handbags, shoes and other clothing during a routine commercial vehicle inspection.

Cost of Living Formula Switch Could Mean Cuts for District 1

Superintendent Marty Kobza

Legislation could change the formula the state uses to calculate cost of living adjustment for school districts. Cost of living determines how school districts are funded each year to pay teachers, and the change could mean cuts for 31 districts across the state, including Sheridan County School District 1.