Archive - Jan 2013 - News

January 11th

Superintendent Hill: 'This Appears to Be A Power Grab'

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Superintendent Cindy Hill (Courtesy Photo)

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill didn't mince words Friday in her response to proposed legislation that would essentially strip her of her duties as superintendent. Hill offered testimony Friday to the Senate Education Committee.

January 11th

Buffalo Building Inspector Issuing Permits, Licenses For 2013

Toby Rhoades

Buffalo's Building Inspector, Toby Rhoades, gave his report to the city council at their last meeting, saying he has been busy offering classes on the new building codes, getting contractors certified, and issuing building permits.

Library Board Updates Jo Co Commission On Expansion

Members of the Johnson County Library Board met with the county commissioners at their meeting this week to update them on their proposed expansion project and where in the planning process the project currently sits.

Cowboy Carousel Kickstarter Still Needs Funds

Arts Along The Bighorns began their Kickstarter program in December to raise the necessary funds to purchase and eventually move the historic Cowboy Carousel to the proposed Cowboy Carousel Center in the old Beutler Building on North Lobban Street.

Fair Board on Meeting with Commissioners: "Well-Received"

Fair Board on Meeting with Commissioners: "Well-Received" (Photo courtesy of the SCFA)

At Thursday's meeting of the Sheridan County Fair Association's Board of Trustees, the board reviewed their discussion earlier this week with the County Commissioners.

Mayor Kinskey Weighs in on Winter Storm

Mayor Kinskey on Coming Winter Storm (Photo by Chris Foy)

Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey stopped by on Public Pulse to visit with host Kim Love on Thursday.

Melissa Albrecht Steps Down as Facilities Director of Fairgrounds

Melissa Albrecht Steps Down as Facilities Director of Fairgrounds (Photo by Chris Foy)

Facilities Director of the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, Melissa Albrecht, announced her resignation from the position on Thursday.

Chairman of the Sheridan County Fair Association Board of Trustees, Steve Eliason.

That's One Big Cover

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An artists rendering of the cover that Kennon produced for a 747. (Courtesy of Kennon Products)

Kennon Products in Sheridan is a company that makes aircraft covers, from general aviation, to military and commercial aviation. Kennon Vice President of Business Development Dale Hall says that last year they received a very unique request.

Tech is Taking Hold in Wyoming

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

During his State of the State address this week, Governor Matt Mead talked about the need to diversify our economy.

Liquor License Surprise

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Dayton Mayor Bob Wood

Officials with the Town of Dayton were a bit surprised when they were recently approached by an individual requesting a retail liquor license. Dayton Mayor Bob Wood explains.