Archive - Jul 2012 - News

July 21st

Scientists From China Visit Wyoming to Discuss Clean Coal Technology

A group of scientists from China are spending some time in the Cowboy State as part of a clean coal research project between the U.S. and China.

Johnson County Awards Bid For Fuel Service

Johnson County's Commissioners, at their meeting last Monday, voted to accept the bid for providing fuel service for county vehicles to Red Eagle, Inc.

National Guard Troops Started Wildfire Near Guernsey

Officials say a Colorado National Guard engineer unit training with explosives started a wildfire that's burned about 22 square miles in southeast Wyoming.

PAWS Scores To Be Released Monday

Results of a statewide standardized test will be released Monday, and the results will show how different counties in Wyoming compare in regard to their public education programs, as well has how the state compares to the rest of the nation.

July 20th

Faculty Wing of Academic Center Almost Done

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Construction on the 53,000 square-foot Edward A. Whitney Academic Center on the campus of Sheridan College continues to take shape as the faculty wing is nearly complete. Sheridan College Chief Financial Officer Cheryl Heath.

Booster Station Upgrades Will Continue for SAWS System

Upgrading the booster stations within the SAWS system will continue as the SAWS Joint Powers Board approved a contract with DOWL-HKM to design the upgrades to 8 booster stations that will be replaced this year. SAWS Administrator Rod Liesinger.

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.

Buffalo Council Gives Approval of Main Street City Signage

Marie Verger, with the Buffalo Downtown Association (BDA) approached the Buffalo City Council at their meeting Tuesday to ask for approval to put signage on Main Street designating Buffalo as a Main Street Community.

Historic Mining Auto Tour In The Works

The Sheridan Community Land Trust is partnering with the Sheridan County Museum to establish an auto tour route for historic mining locations in the area. Nathan Doerr, director at the museum, talks about what this means for Sheridan.