Sheridan County

After the 113th Congress met for the first time with all its new members Thursday, some of Wyoming's legislators issued statements on the significance of being sworn in once again.

Three professors with the University of Wyoming recently released a paper exploring the history of our nearby Bighorn Basin. According to their research, human populations in the basin have experienced significant increases during the past 13,000 years.

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe released a statement Thursday criticizing Congress for what he calls their "inaction" in passing postal reform legislation. Donahoe says more aggressive cost cutting and adding more revenue generating measures will be considered as a result.

Veterans and military personnel are invited to an upcoming meet and greet with the Wyoming State Legislature. Deidre Forster, State Public Affairs Officer with the Wyoming Military Department, explains.

Several banks and credit unions in Sheridan have alerted Sheridan Media of a scam that is circulating via text message to bank and credit union members. Vice President of Sheridan Community Federal Credit Union Megan Powers explains.

The Wyoming Entrepreneur Small Business Development Center announced an upcoming series of online courses that are designed to help current and prospective restauranteurs improve operations and their bottom lines.

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican, issued a statement Wednesday on the recent passage of a bill to avert the so-called fiscal cliff. The Senate ultimately passed the measure in a vote of 89 to 8 and the House of Representatives passed it in a vote of 257 to 167.

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services released statistics Wednesday that show Sheridan and Johnson Counties were in the top three of counties across the state with the lowest percentage of those who are unemployed.

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