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March 11th, 2012

Mayor Comments on Salary Increase

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Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey

The Sheridan City Council recently passed in increase in the Mayor's salary from $24,000 a year to $48,000. That raise in salary will not go into effect until January 1st, 2013. The salary was lowered several years ago in anticipation of the City hiring an administrator.

It's National Social Worker Month

This year's theme for national social worker month, held during the month of March since 1984, is “Social Work Matters”.

Women's Self-Defense Training In Sheridan Tuesday

Francene Russell and friend during an Empower Wyoming demonstration last year.

Empower Wyoming will be presenting a women's self-defense workshop this Tuesday in Sheridan.

More Light for Wyoming Sunshine Laws

Dan Neal with the Equality State Policy Center

Government watchdogs and the general public in Wyoming have new tools to keep track of what agencies and boards are doing. The budget session that ended Thursday advanced two bills that address concerns rising out of the digital age.

March 10th

True Colors Hosting Regional Salon Competition

(Sheridan Media file photo)

As a part of being named Wyoming School of the year by the Matrix “Spread the Love 2012” tour, True Colors Salon and Training Center will host a regional competition on Monday at the Holiday Inn.

Mead Gets Pavillion Study Extension

In his closing comments to the legislature Thursday in Cheyenne, Governor Matt Mead thanked lawmakers for their work on the budget and shared news of a delay in scientific peer review of a Pavilion groundwater study.

Representative Botten Reflects on Legislative Session

Wyoming State Representative Jon Botten

Now that the 61st session of the Wyoming Legislature is history, we figured we'd hear a little bit about Representative Jon Botten's experience of the budget session. Botten says things went pretty smoothly considering what was talked about prior to the session beginning in

March 9th

Johnson County Agrees On Hazard Mitigation, Airport Survey

Johnson County Commissioners

Johnson County's Commissioners approved agreements concerning the hazard mitigation plan and the survey of lands at the airport.
The first agreement was with Michael Baker Jr., Inc. to complete the county's Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan.

Zumbathon 2012 at the Sheridan Holiday Inn

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Zumba Instructor Lorrie Anderson (Photo by Judy Hagerott)

According to Wikipedia, Zumba is is a Latin dance -inspired fitness program that involves dance and aerobic elements that was created by dancer and choreographer Alberto Perez in Colombia during the 1990s.

Sheridan Junior Council: Emma Hall

For our second part of our series with the Sheridan Junior Council, We sat down with Emma Hall. Along with her friend Karsyan Lamb who we talked to last week, Emma has also been on the council for about a year.