Archive - 2012 - News

December 21st

Speer Enters Not Guilty Pleas in Cody Abduction

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CODY, Wyo. (AP) - A Montana man charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old Cody girl has pleaded not guilty. Jesse P. Speer appeared Friday before District Judge Steven Cranfill in Cody.

Wyoming DEQ blocks university research on ozone

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By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) officials came under fire this month for their recommendation not to fund an ongoing mobile monitoring and research effort on ozone pollution, which has plagued residents and workers in the upper Green River Basin in western Wyoming for several years.

December 21st

City, County Law Enforcement Perform Compliance Checks

The Buffalo Police Department and Johnson County Sheriff recently performed alcohol compliance checks within the City of Buffalo, Town of Kaycee and at establishments in the county and overall had only one establishment sell, according to Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder.

Johnson County To Rework Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

At their last meeting the Johnson County Commissioners voted to allow the commission chair to sign an agreement with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), for a Homeland Security Grant to redo the county's Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan.

SCSD #1: 'We Are Facing a Budget Deficit'

Chairman of the Sheridan County School District Board One, Johann Nield, discussed the current budget dilemma the district faces at their latest meeting. (Photo by Chris Foy)

At their latest board meeting, officials with Sheridan County School District One discussed budget cuts that could be necessary if the state does not grant them an external cost adjustment. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Public Access Unchanged at Healy Reservoir After Ownership Changes Hands

Public Access Unchanged at Healy Reservoir After Ownership Changes Hands

Ice fishing opportunities are plentiful in northeastern Wyoming, and good ice is expected to form soon.

Next Fuel, Inc. Signs Agreement to Conduct Coal-to-Gas Ops in India

Next Fuel, Inc. Signs Agreement to Conduct Coal-to-Gas Ops in India

Sheridan-based commercial developer of clean energy and environmental technology, Next Fuel, Inc., announced Thursday it's signed an agreement to commence coalbed methane productions in India. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Economic Development a Recurring Topic at Legislative Forum

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While there were many topics of interest that were brought up at the two-day legislative forum in Sheridan this week, one recurring theme was that of economic development.

Hospital Employee Partners Provide $30,000 to Support Sheridan Memorial Hospital

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Megan Boedeker and Christina Lipetzky help the hospital’s Employee Partners at the 8th Annual Celebration. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan Memorial Hospital)

During the 8th annual Partner Celebration this week at Sheridan Memorial Hospital, employee partners voted to give nearly $30,000 to support a future expansion and remodel of the Intensive Care Unit. Hospital Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven.

Investing Back Into Local Communities

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DSA Executive Director Stacie Coe

The Wyoming Business Council website states that Wyoming Main Street is the state-level coordinating entity that promotes and manages the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Main Street program within the state of Wyoming.