Archive - Mar 19, 2013 - News

Buffalo Council Does Not Renew Contract For Engineer

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

At their meeting Tuesday night the Buffalo City Council opted to not renew the contract for City/County Engineer Wayne Hill.

Johnson County Approves Issuing Industrial Bonds

Johnson County's Commissioners, at their Tuesday meeting, approved issuing Industrial Bonds for Uranerz Energy Corporation to help them complete and get their uranium mine in southern Johnson County operational.

Buffalo's State Of The Chamber Address Wednesday

Angela Jarvis

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce will host a luncheon Wednesday to deliver their State Of The Chamber address.

City Adopts East 5th Corridor Plan

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After two years of garnering community input and a number of revisions to the document, the Sheridan City Council adopted the East 5th Street Corridor Plan Monday night. City Planning Director Robert Briggs defines what the plan is about.

Part of Dow Street to Close Temporarily

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Beginning Saturday, March 23rd, Dow Street in Sheridan will be closed between Alger and Val Vista. The closure is due to the City's West Downtown Phase III project. City Project Manager Joe Schoen.

Sen. Enzi Sponsors Legislation Giving Workers More Time to Pay Back 401(k) Debts

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Sen. Enzi Sponsors Legislation Giving Workers More Time to Pay Back 401(k) Debts

A bill sponsored in part by U.S. Senator Mike Enzi aims to give workers who leave their jobs more time to repay money they’ve taken out of their company’s 401(k) retirement plan. The bipartisan proposal was reintroduced in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.

Juvenile justice without a juvenile jail

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The sign above the entrance of the Northern Arapaho Nation Department of Family Services in Arapahoe, Wyoming. Representatives of the tribe have pushed harder than ever for a jail on the reservation. (Ron Feemster/WyoFile — click to view)
By Ron Feemster
Originally published March 19, 2013 on WyoFile

Dreamers seek driver’s licenses in Wyoming

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Under new federal rules, immigrants follow the above filing process to enroll in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The Wyoming Department of Transportation has denied licenses to multiple immigrants enrolled in the program, prompting objections from immigration lawyers. (Courtesy United States Customs and Immigration Service — click to view)
By Gregory Nickerson
Originally published March 19, 2013 on WyoFile

Garden Club Meeting/Presentation Takes Place Monday, Mar. 25

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Garden Club Meeting/Presentation Takes Place Monday, Mar. 25 (Photo courtesty of Wikipedia)

With spring just around the corner, not only is better weather on the way - but so are weeds and pests. Next Monday, Extension Educator for the University of Wyoming, Scott Hininger, will be giving a presentation to garden club members preparing them for spring gardening.

Cindy Hill Comments on Ed. Dept's Lack of Usable Data

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Cindy Hill Comments on Ed. Dept's Lack of Usable Data

On Tuesday morning's edition of Public Pulse, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Cindy Hill, shared her thoughts regarding the Wyoming Department of Education's inability to provide usable data to the legislature. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.