Archive - 2012 - News

April 24th

Johnson County Awards Bid For CMAQ Dust Abatement

At last week's meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners took the recommendation from Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer to award the CMAQ (Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality) Dust Abatement contract to Oxford, Inc.

State Agencies Need to Prepare for 8% Cuts

State Agencies Need to Prepare for 8% Cuts

With the price of natural gas hitting a ten year low recently at $2.00 per million cubic feet, Governor Matt Mead has asked that all state agencies, with the exception of the Department of Health, prepare for 8% cuts to their budgets for fiscal year 2014.

April 23rd

Investigation Of Former Jo Co Assessor's Office Closed

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock, in a media release Monday morning, said the investigation into the former Johnson County Assessor's office has now been closed and no charges will be filed.

Governor Visits Wyoming National Guard in Kosovo

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead along with First Lady Carol Mead and Wyoming’s Adjutant General, Major General Luke Reiner spent some time over the weekend visiting Wyoming National Guard Troops in Kosovo. Governor Matt Mead.

Police Investigating Break-In

Sheridan police have released more information about Saturday's attempted burglary at the Eagles' Club, but details are still limited.

Sheridan College Student Selected as 2012 New Century Scholar

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SC student Taesub Kim has been selected as the 2012 New Century Scholar. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan College)

A student from Sheridan College has been selected as the 2012 Wyoming New Century Scholar by the All-USA community College Academic Team. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Alcohol Compliance Checks Go Well In Johnson County

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder
Bill Hawley

Bill Hawley, Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist with the Communityt Resource Center of Johnson County, reports that recent alcohol compliance checks in Johnson County went well.

Northeast Wyoming Featured At International Pow Wow

Angela Jarvis

Buffalo and Northeast Wyoming are being showcased this week at the International Pow Wow in Los Angeles.

Blacklight Zumba for a Cause

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Blacklight Zumba for a Cause

Zumba, the latin dance inspired fitness program has become increasingly popular in Sheridan thanks to the efforts of Lorrie Anderson, who is a certified Zumba Instructor in Sheridan.

UW Offers MBA Option

(The Associated Press)--The University of Wyoming is offering a new Masters of Business Administration program for students who want to work in the energy industry.