Archive - Mar 5, 2013 - News

Fighting Prejudice One Signature at a Time

Fighting Prejudice One Signature at a Time (Photos by Chris Foy)
(Photos by Chris Foy)
Ace Young speaks to the audience about why the use of the "R" word is hurtful. (Photos by Chris Foy)
Jeannie Ellinger, Jeff Mock and Ace Young, from left. (Photos by Chris Foy)
Jeannie Ellinger was the first to sign the pledge to eradicate the "R" word. (Photos by Chris Foy)
Jeff Mock signs the pledge. (Photos by Chris Foy)
Audience members and RENEW clients eagerly signed the pledge in support. (Photos by Chris Foy)

Wednesday is a special day for the staff and clients of the Rehabilitation Enterprises of Northeastern Wyoming, as it's officially Spread the Word to End the Word Day.

City of Sheridan to Offer Health Insurance to Part-Timers, No Rate Increase

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City of Sheridan to Offer Health Insurance to Part-Timers, No Rate Increase (Photo by Chris Foy)

The city of Sheridan will not see its health insurance rates increase this year, according to city human resources director Heather Doke.

Paranormal Researchers Looking to Investigate Occidental Hotel

Paranormal Researchers Looking to Investigate Occidental Hotel (Photo courtesy the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce)

Sheridan-based paranormal investigators, the Paranormal Researchers of Wyoming, say they hope to investigate Buffalo's Occidental Hotel in April. The hotel's recently drawn the attraction of the Travel Channel, as crews with the television show Dead Files recently finished filming an episode at the hotel investigating paranormal activity. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Johnson County Appoints Lake DeSmet Operating Board

At their Tuesday meeting the Johnson County Commissioners appointed Harvey Crowe, Rande Money and Jim Hicks to the Lake DeSmet Operating Board.

Buffalo Council Discusses Consensus Funds, No Action Taken

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

At their Tuesday meeting the Buffalo City Council discussed Consensus Funds but took no action on the matter yet.

JCHC Board Gets Numbers From February at Meeting

At their last meeting the Johnson County Healthcare Center Board of Trustees got some positive numbers from the various departments.

Patience Saves the County $138K

When the Sheridan County Commissioners set out last summer to make a contract for improvements on Hershey Road, also known as County Road 49, they were underwhelmed with responses.

Ringley Tapped for Fairgrounds Director

The Fair Board announced this afternoon they have selected Jamie Ringley for the position of Facilities Director.

Story Church Gets Expansion Go-Ahead

Almost every seat in the house was filled at the start of this morning's County Commissioners' meeting, and it wasn't because of a contentious issue on the agenda.

Lummis Rejects Violence Against Women Act

Wyoming House Representative, Cynthia Lummis, voted against the Violence Against Women Act yesterday, citing “Constitutional infirmities” for her lack of support.