Archive - Mar 2013 - News

March 21st

SC Preps for A Changing Economy

Earlier this week the Sheridan City Council approved a funding match by Whitney Benefits that will allow for Sheridan College to expand their faculty in the field of career technical education.

125 Years and Counting

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Citizens entering the front entrance of the Sheridan County Courthouse addition will be greeted by a giant mural of the Courthouse surrounded by plaques depicting the 6 different venues Sheridan County Government has used in the last 125 years. Kennon Products, Inc.

Representative Lummis Feels Ryan's Budget is a Plan to Renew America

The U.S. House of Representatives Thursday voted for House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's budget resolution. Representative Lummis says that the House Republican Budget balances the interests of two very future vulnerable groups.

Environmental groups ask Wyoming to revoke Two Elk coal-fired power plant permit

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By Dustin Bleizeffer WyoFile.com

Buffalo, Johnson County Back Consensus Funds For Kaycee

At their meeting this week, the Buffalo City Council voted to back Resolution No. 1355, which officially backs Kaycee using the entire $733,000 in Consensus Funds and to approach the State Lands and Investments Board (SLIB) for additional funds to complete their street projects.

Johnson County Discusses Gilead Fire Costs, No Action Yet

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At this week's meeting the Johnson County Commissioners discussed the Gilead Fire, costs associated with the fire, and where the situation stands now.

Johnson County's Canal Road Bridge Project Begins Monday

Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer is advising the public of the pending closure of the Canal Road Bridge this coming Monday, March 25th.

Tobacco Products Masquerade as Candy

The Campaign for Tobacco-Freee Kids is throwing down some tough criticism of tobacco companies for marketing their products to kids despite legal restrictions.

Dealer: Jeep Theft Started as Test Drive

A Sheridan man is wanted by the police after a test drive of a used car turned into a probable vehicle theft.

Food Group Puts Funds to Work

Timi Burr (left) has enlisted the employees of Powder River Heating and Air Conditioning to fill bags of food for The Food Group. She also recieves help from volunteers from the Northern Wyoming Mental Health clinic. (Photos by Tracee Davis)

The Food Group in Sheridan raised approximately $21,000 at their fundraiser last week, thanks to a $5000 matching grant from the Perkins Foundation. The funds came just in time, because spring break is next week, and the group is doubling their regular delivery to students.