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Employers Say They Need a Skilled Workforce to Fulfill High Demand

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Sheridan College sophomore, Tillie Hoefer, works on a project with a manual mill machine. She's set to graduate with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Machine Tool Technology in May. (Photo courtesy of Wendy Smith with Sheridan College)

We previously reported that Whitney Benefits is partnering with Sheridan College to create the new Jobs, Education and Technology program. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the latest.

The Nation's 'Spending Addiction'

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The Nation's 'Spending Addiction' (Courtesy photo)

The Senate Budget Committee has begun considering the first budget resolution in almost four years. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi says there needs to be some kind of recognition that out-of-control spending - not a lack of tax revenue - is America’s most significant fiscal problem.

Reservation schools’ federal aid slashed in sequestration

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Elementary school children wait on the bus outside Wyoming Indian High School for the older students to get out of school. (Ron Feemster/WyoFile — click to view)
By Ron Feemster
March 12, 2013

Three school districts on the Wind River Indian Reservation are scrambling to find ways to cut their budgets without harming student programs paid for with federal funding that sequestration cut sharply earlier this month.

WYDOT Plows Had a Busy February

(Photo Courtesy of WYDOT)

The month of February was a busy one for Wyoming Department of Transportation snowplow crews in northeast Wyoming. WYDOT District Four Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell explains.

Representative Madden Explains the Gas Tax Hike

Ronda Holwell with WYDOT, left, and State Representative Mike Madden discuss the issues. (Photo by Ron Richter)

On July 1 of this year, the state tax on gasoline and diesel fuel in Wyoming will jump from 14 cents a gallon to 24 cents. The last time the fuel tax was raised in Wyoming was 1998.

Injection well case highlights energy vs. water challenge in Wyoming

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By Dustin Bleizeffer

Gov. Mead Signs Lottery Bill

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Gov. Mead Signs Lottery Bill (Photo courtesy of Flickr user David Ciani)

On Wednesday, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead signed into law House Bill 77, which allows the state to either enter into a multi-state lottery like Powerball - or start its own state lottery.

Johnson County To Charge For GIS/Mapping Data

At their last meeting the Johnson County Commissioners approved Resolution No. 475, which will allow the county to charge for GIS/Mapping Data information when requested from commercial entities.

JCSD1 Board Approves Employment Requests

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees, at their meeting this week, voted to accept the employment recommendations presented by the Administration.

Buffalo Council Explains Project On High School Hill

City Engineer Wayne Hill, when updating the Buffalo City Council on projects he is working on, was asked by Councilman Russ Humphrey how many feet will be removed from the crest of High School Hill in the upcoming project.

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