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Economic Update and Forecast Forum

Economic Update and Forecast Forum

The Sheridan Holiday Inn was the site of the 2012 Sheridan, Wyoming Economic Update and Forecast forum Friday morning.

Court Rules in Favor of City of Sheridan in Summary of Judgment Hearing

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Court Rules in Favor of City of Sheridan in Summary of Judgment Hearing

A Summary of Judgment hearing was held this morning in 4th Judicial District Court in Sheridan regarding the local Firefighters Union lawsuit against the City of Sheridan over wage increases that were denied last year.

“The Work is Not Yet Done”

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Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey announces that he'll seek a third term as Mayor of Sheridan.

At the conclusion of the Economic Update and Forecast Forum at the Sheridan Holiday Inn Friday morning, Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey put an end to those wondering if he would seek another term as Mayor of Sheridan. Mayor Dave Kinskey on why he decided to seek re-election.

Data Center Tour

Ptolemy CEO Ryan Mullholand stands outside the soon-to-be completed Ptolemy Data Center last week. The center is located in North Sheridan on the Wrench Ranch Hills Subdivision. (Brad Estes)
From left, Mayor Dave Kinskey, Butch Jellis, and Mulholland stand inside Ptolemy's vault. (Brad Estes)
The central hallway cuts through the 6,000 square foot facility, above the most windows in the entire facility. (Brad Estes)
Then entrance to the data center where visitors, by appointment only, will be greeted by a security guard in the entryway before being buzzed through. (Brad Estes)

Construction of Ptolemy Data System's new data center is on-schedule, set for completion in August. We took a tour of that new facility last week.

College President Thankful for Funding

Dr. Paul Young

While the Governor's initial recommendation was for the seven Wyoming community colleges to receive $15 million in increased enrollment growth funding, after a fight by legislators, the final amount for colleges was $7.7 million. Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young had this to say during Thursday's Public Pulse.

GPS App Offered by Wyoming State Parks

The Wyoming State Parks department now offers a mobile device app, according to a media release, that gives users free GPS, an area locator, search activities and details of facility information. Domenic Bravo with the state parks department tells us about “Pocket Ranger”.

Paumer Changes Plea in District Court

Paumer Changes Plea in District Court

A change of plea hearing was held Thursday in 4th Judicial District Court for 40-year-old Clearmont resident Camie Paumer who's been charged for allegedly embezzling money from the Hand in Hand Childcare Center and A&B Buildings of Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the
story.

“Rebuilding Kendrick Pool”

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“Rebuilding Kendrick Pool”

This summer the Kendrick Pool will be celebrating its 75th birthday. While the original pool was remodeled in 1980, the structure is fastly approaching the end of the road.

Daniels Fund Donates To Buffalo Christian School

The Daniels Fund announced this week that Wyoming nonprofits serving seniors and youth received $347,663 in grants from the organization.
Among those in Wyoming receiving grants was the Learning Tree Christian School in Buffalo for a capital expansion project.

Downtown Mural Project Awarded To Local Artists

'More Than A One Horse Town' will be located on the Hitching Post Building in Buffalo.
'A Creek Runs Through It' will decorate the Margo's Pottery Building in Buffalo.

The Vision Buffalo Commission, on behalf of The Crazy Woman Square Redevelopment Project, had a “call to artists” to submit plans for two murals to be located on the Hitching Post Building and on the Margo's Pottery Building, and a local artist team was awarded the project earlier this month.