State Senator John Schiffer says Wyoming's tourism industry must be aggressive, adding that competition with Montana is fierce. He told those attending yesterday's legislative forum that Montana would love to take all of Wyoming's tourists.
At Thursday's legislative forum in Sheridan, Black Tooth Brewing Company co-owner Tim Barnes questioned why Wyoming legislators are considering an increase in beer taxes, and said that will hurt the state's micro-brewery business.
One Sheridan company has released Droid apps and is in public beta testing for an educational release. Another has received a U.S. patent for a new healthcare software. A company in the high tech park on Sheridan's north side now has 80 employees and continues to grow.
A re-sentencing hearing for 20-year-old Dharminder Vir Sen was held in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan Thursday. Sen was convicted of First Degree Murder for the 2009 home invasion killing of Robert Ernst of Sheridan and was sentenced to life in prison without parole in 2010.
The Buffalo City Council has awarded the contract for the South Burritt Street Reconstruction Project to Powder River Construction of Gillette.
They were the lowest bidder of the five bids the city received for the project.
City Works Director Les Hook told the city council at their last meeting that he is beginning to work on abandoned ditches within the city limits.
He will be identifying them, mapping them and looking into any possible water rights the city may be entitled to by having them declared abandoned.
Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees got a report from District Business Manager Matt Ramey this week, where he touched on the final audit report, health insurance and construction on South Burritt.