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January 16th

Given one more bust, Wyoming may get it right

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By Gregory Nickerson
WyoFile.com

Wyoming’s revenue growth has slowed down, and Senate Majority Floor Leader Phil Nicholas (R-Laramie) says if the state doesn’t do something soon to adjust our spending expectations, we’ll be in trouble.

January 16th

Buffalo Council Passes Sewer Rate Increase On First Read

Buffalo's waste water treatment plant

Buffalo's City Council had their first reading of Ordinance No. 1360, which will raise sewer rates across the board by 100% if passed on three readings. The council approved the first reading, but not before discussions that included the possibility of making the rate increases incrementally over time.

June 1st Still Deadline For Cloud Peak School Opening

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees got an update on the progress at the new Cloud Peak School project, and even after a few setbacks, the project looks to be on schedule for its original June 1st completion date.

Johnson County Discusses Fuel Depot, No Action Taken

At their meeting Tuesday, the Johnson County Commissioners discussed the proposed fuel depot that has been a contentious issue in recent months.

Rep. Lummis Supports Hurricane Sandy Relief, Fed Budget Reduction Amendment

Rep. Lummis Supports Hurricane Sandy Relief, Fed Budget Reduction Amendment

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis, a Wyoming Republican, spoke out Tuesday on the floor of the House in support of an amendment to cut federal spending by 1.6 percent to pay the benefits for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Henry A. Coffeen Elementary Nominated for Blue Ribbon

Principal of Henry A. Coffeen Elementary Nicole Trahan, shares news about the nomination with the SCSD 2 Board of Trustees. (Photo by Chris Foy)

The Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School was nominated for a Blue Ribbon for academic excellence. Principal of Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School, Nicole Trahan, says their success is a team effort.

SCSD #2: Old Woodland Park Sale is Imminent

SCSD #2: Old Woodland Park Sale is Imminent (Photo by Chris Foy)

At their meeting earlier this week, the Sheridan County School District 2 Board of Trustees gave an update about the sale of the Old Woodland Park school building.

Superintendent Craig Dougherty says the sale is imminent.

Free Entry To Yellowstone Next Monday

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Free Entry To Yellowstone Next Monday

Yellowstone National Park announced Tuesday its joining all National Park Service sites across the nation in waiving admission fees next Monday, January 21st, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday.

Sheridan College Eleventh Fastest Growing Community College in the Nation

A Community College Week special report identifying the 50 fastest growing community colleges in 2012 ranked Sheridan College the 11th fastest growing community college in the nation. Dean of Enrollment Sharon Elwood.

Cause of Works Street Fire Determined

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(Photo courtesy of Sheridan Fire-Rescue)

Sheridan Fire-Rescue has concluded their investigation into the cause of the fire that occurred at 433 West Works Street in Sheridan this past Saturday morning. Sheridan Fire Marshal Bring Songer explains what caused the blaze.