Archive - Feb 18, 2013 - News

Kaycee Blood Draws For Health Fair This Week

The annual Health Fair for Johnson County is coming next month, but in the meantime, blood draws for the low-cost screenings need to be done now.
Last week the draws were done in Buffalo, and this week it's Kaycee's turn.

Shelter Raises $16K for Pets

The Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter's "Beat the Winter Blues" Chili Supper and Fun night was attended by approximately 300 people who came out to show their support.

Legislature Takes On Guns This Week

The Wyoming Legislature intends to cram some contentious issues into just four workdays this week.

A Senate committee will consider two hot-button gun bills on Wednesday while a lottery bill is set to hit the Senate floor, perhaps on the same day.

Mraz Found Guilty of Felony Larceny

The Felony Larceny trial for Sheridan resident Miranda Mraz spilled over into the weekend. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Chamber Director Comments on Raising Minimum Wage

President Barack Obama announced last week during his State of the Union Address he would like to see the national minimum wage raised to $9 per hour. Chamber of Commerce Director, Dixie Johnson, said the proposal has her pulled in two different directions.

Council to Consider Infrastructure Grant Application

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CORRECTION: CITY COUNCIL WILL MEET TUESDAY NIGHT DUE TO THE HOLIDAY

The 2nd Behind the Scenes Saturday

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Kirsten Arnold, collections manager at the Sheridan County Museum prepares artifacts.

It was another “Behind the Scenes Saturday” at the Sheridan County Museum. It's a time for people to get a closer look at what goes on at the museum, especially during the off season. Assistant Curator Sarah Ligocki...

This Week's Poll Question

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It's gone back to committee, but House Bill 112 has caused a few ruffled feathers especially for those that work in the service industry as waitresses and waiters. The bill would require employees to pool their tips and split it between other staff.

Enzi Brings “Listening Session” to Sheridan

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United States Senator Mike Enzi, (R), made a stop in Sheridan Saturday, hosting one of his across the state, “Listening Sessions.” Notebook in hand, Enzi wasn't there to give a speech, but rather to listen, collecting the common sense and concerns from Wyoming and taking them back to Washington.

Johnson County Commission Approves Grants, Lease, Bids

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their last meeting, approved a number of grants, leases, bids and other business.