Archive - 2012 - News

January 22nd

Hello, Jane?

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The Sheridan Senior Center hosted a party Saturday...a party for "Janes." Jane Perkins, activities director at the center explains.

Buffalo's JCHC Phones Down, Hospital Releases Contact Number

Johnson County Healthcare Center's main telephone system is currently down.
According to Hospital Spokesperson Marcy Schueler, there is a cell phone number available for the community to use to access the healthcare center if necessary.
That number is 217-0470. Again...217-0470.

January 21st

Growing Your Business in the New Year

January is a good time for resolutions, workplace performance expert Jason Womack has some simple tips on how to grow your business that could be as simple as showing up at the right times.

Senators: Raise Bar for Wyo. Frack Study Review

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Ten Republican senators are asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to put a draft report that theorizes a link between hydraulic fracturing and groundwater pollution in a Wyoming gas field through a more rigorous level of scientific review than currently planned.

Two Wyoming Critters Make Top 10 List

Wyoming is home to two critters listed on a new report from the Endangered Species Coalition that details ten species in jeopardy because of fossil fuel development.

Wyoming AG Says Abortion Protest Case Pointless

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Attorney General's Office has asked a federal judge to deny an anti-abortion group's request to order the state to allow the group to display its materials near the state Capitol during the legislative session that starts next month.

January 20th

Farrier Science at Sheridan College

The Farrier Science program at Sheridan College is a new one semester 18 credit certificate program that started this month. The program will expand opportunities for current agriculture and animal science students to develop skills in horseshoeing and animal science in hands on setting.

WBC Survey Will Map Gaps In Broadband

The Wyoming Business Council is asking residents in all areas of the state except for the northwest and southeast to participate in an online-survey that will attempt to find the areas that could benefit from better broadband Internet service.

Wyoming Needs More 'Money-Back Guarantees'

(WY NEWS SERVICE) -- A new report says that Wyoming ranks near the bottom of the country in making sure that tax-payer-funded economic development subsidies used for businesses actually create good-paying jobs for citizens.

Sheridan Region G&F Accomplishments: Habitat and Access Maintenance and Information and Education

Every year the Sheridan Region Game and Fish releases a series of news releases covering highlights of how sportsmen and women's dollars were spent in northeast Wyoming during the previous year.