Archive - May 2, 2012 - News

Wyoming Snowpack Down to 45 Percent of Average

Wyoming Snowpack Down to 45 Percent of Average

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's snowpack pack is now down to 45 percent of average, compared with 152 percent of average at this time last year. The Natural Resources Conservation Service in Casper says all of the state's basins are below average this week.

Car/Bicycle Accident Results In Minor Injuries To Child

BPD Acting Police Chief Jason Carder

A child riding a bicycle to school was slightly injured Wednesday morning when a vehicle hit the child, and the Buffalo Police Department is looking for the vehicle and the driver.

Embezzler Sentenced in District Court

40-year-old Clearmont resident Camie Paumer was sentenced to 4 to 7 years in prison Tuesday.

40-year-old Clearmont resident Camie Paumer was sentenced Tuesday in 4th Judicial District Court in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

Commissioner Wildeman Seeking Re-Election In 2012

Albert "Smokey" Wildeman

Johnson County Commissioner Albert “Smokey” Wildeman has officially thrown his hat in the ring to run for his seat on the county commission in this year's election.

Wildeman's seat is the only one up for election this year.

Miss Sheridan Fights Homophobia

Chelsie Nowak, reigning Miss Sheridan, is gearing up for the Miss Wyoming pageant, which will be held here at the WYO Theater June 23.

Johnson County Awards Cobecon Contract For Insurance

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their meeting Tuesday, awarded the contract to provide administrative services for employee healthcare to Cobecon.

Greenhouse Project Seeks Green Funds

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Greenhouse Project in Sheridan is seeking public donations to fund a landscaping project to complete the exterior of their new, four-cottage facility. The whole bill for the yard work and supplies totals about $27,000, and $16,000 have already been raised.

Sheridan Coalition Aims to Increase Psych Care

The Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition is hoping to bring community care providers together to raise awareness and exchange ideas about how to provide comprehensive mental health care with the county's limited resources.

Elk, Deer and Antelope Permit Requests Now Accepted On Paper

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will accept resident hunting applications for elk, deer and antelope through the end of May.

Barrasso Seeks To Bolster Energy Industry

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Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso has introduced legislation that aims to create energy sector jobs.