Archive - Feb 21, 2012 - News

Local FFA to be Serving Up Some Breakfast Thursday

The local John B. Kendrick FFA Chapter hosted the national and state president this past weekend as part of National FFA Week. One aspect of being an FFA member is recruiting future members says local FFA Vice President Hadyen Legerski.

Commissioners Hear Appeal on Inspection Fee

Most of Tuesday's Sheridan County Commission meeting focused on an appeal hearing from County resident Tracey Burke, who is seeking reimbursement for a $250 inspection fee of her septic system.

Budget Talk Begins Today in Cheyenne

After about a week of considering bills in a sessions that's seeing a record-low number passed, state lawmakers are expected to begin work on a $3.2 billion biennial budget today in Cheyenne.

Lummis Votes No on Payroll Tax Holiday

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis released these comments after voting against a bill to extend the payroll tax holiday.

Gov-Appointed State Superintendent Bill Fails

A bill that missed two-thirds approval by just four votes last week in Cheyenne would have changed the role of State Superintendent of Public Instruction from an elected position to one appointed by the governor.

SCHS Presentation: Hemingway's Stay in Bighorns

Ernest Hemingway's 1928 stay in the Bighorn mountains will be the presentation topic at the Sheridan County Historical Society Dinner this Thursday evening.

GMP Meets Funding for New Academic Center

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It was announced at Monday night's Norther Wyoming Community College District Board meeting that the guaranteed maximum price of the new Edward A. Whitney Academic Center equals the project cost. Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young.

Hold on to Your Hat

The Sheridan region may be in for some very strong winds beginning this evening as the National Weather Service in Billings has issued a high wind watch for the Sheridan foothills.

VOA Wants Feedback from Counties On Services

Volunteers of America representatives were at the county commissioner's meeting February 7 to inform them of what they called “sweeping changes” coming to juvenile detention services in the state and asked Johnson County officials for feedback on the services they are providing and what they could improve.

Senator Barrasso Speaks, Fields Questions At Luncheon

US Senator John Barrasso spoke at a luncheon in Buffalo Monday, touching on a number of subjects before opening his time to answer questions from those assembled.