Archive - Jul 2012 - News

July 26th

SCSD#2 Among Best In PAWS Scoring

The Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) test scores released earlier this week indicate Sheridan's public school system is one of the best in the state. School District #2's superintendent, Craig Dougherty, tells why.

Meadowlark Lake Boat Ramp Closes For Wetland Construction

The boat ramp just west of the Lakeview Campground at Meadowlark Lake closed Wednesday for crews to begin work on a one-acre wetland complex, part of the current $8.2 million highway improvement project on U.S. 16 east of Ten Sleep in Washakie County.

July 25th

Cloud Peak Strikes A Deal For Crow Coal

A Wyoming mining company has reached a tentative deal to mine an estimated 1.4 billion tons of coal on southeastern Montana's Crow Indian Reservation.

Enzi, Barasso Vote Against Middle Class Tax Cuts

Wyoming Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso both opposed the bill sponsored by Senate Democrats to extend tax cuts for all but the highest-earning Americans.

On the Foundation Fundraiser is Tonight

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On the Foundation Fundraiser is Tonight

Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns is having a fundraiser tonight that is certainly unique in its own right. Habitat Executive Director Matt Davis explains their “On the Foundation” event.

A Look Back, and a Look Forward

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Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey at a media conference Tuesday at City Hall.

Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey held a media conference Tuesday that began with the Mayor taking a look back at some of the City's achievements during his first two terms and a look forward at some of the City's goals in the future if he were to be re-elected.

SEEDA Moves Closer to Targeted Industries Study

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City of Sheridan Planning Director and SAWS Administrator Robert Briggs

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority took a step closer to their goal of having a target industries and career technical education and training study done for the Sheridan area. The Joint Powers Board Tuesday approved to move forward with a request for qualifications.

Bids Received on Conventional Treatment Plant Upgrades

Officials with the City of Sheridan and the Sheridan Area Water Supply system received three bids Tuesday on the government mandated treatment plant upgrades to both the Big Goose Water Treatment Plant, and the Sheridan Water Treatment Plant.

JCSD1 Budget: A Closer Look At The Numbers

At last week's meeting, the Johnson County School Ditrict One Board of Trustees adopted the budget for FY 2012-2013 on the recommendation of District Business Manager Matt Ramey.

SAWS Puts Up Walls

Members of the Sheridan Area Water Supply board, along with notable city government officials and project coordinators, paid a visit to the Big Goose Water Treatment Plant to witness the walls of the county's new Clearwell go up.