Archive - Jul 2012 - News

July 20th

Lummis Tries To Get AML Funds Back

U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis has introduced legislation that would restore more than $700 million in federal funds to Wyoming.
The bill was filed Monday by the Wyoming Republican and Democrat Rep. Nick Rahall, of West Virginia.

JCHC Comes To Agreements With PPOs

JCHC Administrator Sandy Ward

The Johnson County Healthcare Center Board of Trustees, at their last meeting, got an update on agreements with Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs) from Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward.

July 19th

Blue Ribbon Steak Champ

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Joe Crump and the WWC Engineering team landed 1st place at the 4th annual Blue Ribbon Steak Cook-Off Thursday night.

The 4th annual Blue Ribbon Steak Cook-Off was one of the highlights of the 3rd Thursday Street Festival in downtown Sheridan. Six teams squared off to take home this year's top prize, but when the smoke cleared, it was Joe Crump and the team from WWC Engineering that won first place.

UW Hires Design Firm for Sheridan Ag Facility

UW President Tom Buchanan, (left), and Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young at a news conference earlier this year to announce UW's purchase of the Watt Agricultrural Facility.

The University of Wyoming’s efforts to strengthen its presence in northern Wyoming will receive a significant boost as a result of action taken by the UW Board of Trustees Thursday.

Teens Serving Life Pin Hopes on Supreme Court Case

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Two Sheridan teenagers serving life prison sentences in a 2009 home invasion killing are pointing to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision to argue for reduced sentences.

SCSD#1 Approves FY2013 Budget

Sheridan County School District #1 approved their $14.4 million operations budget Wednesday night.

Local Elementary School Renamed

Sheridan's Coffeen Elementary School is now Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School, as of Wednesday night.

$65 Million Budget Adopted by NWCCD Trustees

Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young

An annual operating budget of $65.1 million was approved by the Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees Wednesday night. The budget does not include any across the board salary increases for any of the College District employees. Sheridan College President Dr.

SAWS Board Approves Budget

Sheridan County Public Works Director and SAWS Administrator Rod Liesinger

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers approved an operating expense budget of $867,552 at their monthly meeting Wednesday night. SAWS Administrator Rod Liesinger talks about one of the larger projects that is on tap for the coming fiscal year.

G&F Announces New Technician for Sheridan Region

Thayne Aubrey is the new agricultrual crop damage technicial for the Sheridan region. (Photo Courtesy of the Game and Fish)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has announced that Thayne Aubrey is the new agricultural crop damage technician for the Sheridan region. Aubrey's position is seasonal, and will extend through December of this year.