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February 21st, 2012

GMP Meets Funding for New Academic Center

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Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young

It was announced at Monday night's Norther Wyoming Community College District Board meeting that the guaranteed maximum price of the new Edward A. Whitney Academic Center equals the project cost. Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young.

Hold on to Your Hat

High wind watch for the Sheridan foothills.

The Sheridan region may be in for some very strong winds beginning this evening as the National Weather Service in Billings has issued a high wind watch for the Sheridan foothills.

VOA Wants Feedback from Counties On Services

Volunteers of America representatives were at the county commissioner's meeting February 7 to inform them of what they called “sweeping changes” coming to juvenile detention services in the state and asked Johnson County officials for feedback on the services they are providing and what they could improve.

Senator Barrasso Speaks, Fields Questions At Luncheon

From left: Buffalo Bulletin Editor Thom Gabrukiewicz, Senator John Barrasso and Sheridan Media's Kim Love.
Senator John Barrasso

US Senator John Barrasso spoke at a luncheon in Buffalo Monday, touching on a number of subjects before opening his time to answer questions from those assembled.

Johnson County Approves Various Requests

Johnson County Commissioners

At their meeting February 7, the Johnson County Commissioners approved a number of requests from various entities.

February 20th

Wyoming Senate Moves to Restrict Records Access

Wyoming State Senator Bruce Burns

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming State Senate is moving to restrict public access to information from state agencies and local governments.

Sheridan County Favors Ron Paul, Romney Leads State Poll

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Sheridan County Favors Ron Paul, Romney Leads State Poll

There were 61 voting members who showed up this past weekend to vote in the Sheridan County Republican Straw Poll for the Republican presidential candidate.

Poll: Drug Testing Before Benefits?

A bill that passed two-thirds vote last week and moved to committee would require drug testing for those applying for public assistance (HB0082). A person testing positive would be ineligible to receive benefits for one month after a positive drug test, with some exceptions.

Sheridan City Council to Address Economic Development

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Sheridan City Council to Address Economic Development

Due to the President's Day Holiday, the Sheridan City Council will not be meeting tonight. They will however have a pretty full agenda Tuesday evening. The Council will be considering funding the economic development task force. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

Redistricting, Wolf Plans Move Forward Before Budget Begins

Before budget talk begins this week, we take a look back at some of the bills that were brought forward during the first week of the 2012 Legislative session.