Contractor Sentenced for Construction Rip-Offs

A builder accused of taking $165,000 from his clients without finishing or even starting construction projects is going to prison.

A judge on Tuesday sentenced Greg Jarrard to between seven and 10 years in prison, the maximum allowed under a plea deal.

Maxfield Checks on Sheridan SLIB Projects

Wyoming Secretary of State, Max Maxfield, made a stop in Sheridan today to visit with county officials regarding local State Loan and Investment Board (SLIB) projects.

Lawmakers in the Classroom: The Battle for Wyoming’s Schools

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Lawmakers in the Classroom: The Battle for Wyoming’s Schools

By Geoffrey O’Gara ,

“There’s a disconnect between the education community and the general public,” said Bill Schilling, chair of a legislative advisory committee on education meeting in October at the Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission building in Casper.

2013 Preview: Fuel Tax Hike?

Kathy Coleman, the newly elected representative for the Wyoming State Legislature House District 30, will hit the ground running when legislative sessions kick off next month. One of the items that will be first out of the gate January 8 is the consideration of a possible fuel tax.

Buffalo Resident Discovers Human Skull While Installing Post

Buffalo resident Randy Moses was just digging a hole to install a mailbox post when he made an interesting discovery in his yard. He found a human skull in the hole he was digging, according to his wife, Heather Moses.

Newspapers and Associated Press Sue Over UW President Search

Newspapers and Associated Press Sue Over UW President Search

Three media outlets are challenging the University of Wyoming’s decision to decline releasing the names of finalists being considered for the school’s new president.

First Weekly Stroll Button Winner Announced; You Could Be Next

Kathy J. Larson of Sheridan, at left, receives a gift certificate for $100 Chamber Bucks as part of the new weekly drawings for a winning Christmas Stroll button. (Photo courtesy of the Sheridan COunty Chamber of Commerce)

The Christmas Stroll Committee in Sheridan announced the first winner in the weekly drawings for stroll button holders. Kathy J.

SEEDA Appropriates Funds for Preliminary Analysis Work

SEEDA Administrator and City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs

The trustees for the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board agreed to appropriate $25,000 to hire consultants CAEL and Avalanche, who'll begin preliminary work on phase one of a Career and Technical Education Training Study commissioned by SEEDA.

Johnson County Caring And Sharing Programs Underway

Every Holiday season the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce involves themselves in numerous events but also in the many Caring and Sharing Programs that benefit those in the community that need them.

Stroll Lighting and Decorating Contest Winners Announced

Heartland Kubota won 1st place for Best Outdoor. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)
Babe's Flowers hauled in 1st place for Best Indoor. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)
Cottonwood Kitchen Shop won 1st place in the Best Theme category. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Stroll Committee has announced the winners of the Business Lighting and Decorating Contest. For Best Indoor, 1st place went to Babe's Flowers, while 2nd place belongs to NEST Home and Holiday/Window Works and More.