Archive - Jan 16, 2013

New PRBRC Report Recommends Protecting Groundwater Resources

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The Powder River Basin Resource Council released a report this week recommending that Wyoming legislators and industry leaders implement a series of specific actions to protect what they say are scarce and dwindling groundwater resources.

Sen. Enzi on Gun Control, Violence: "Concerned About Executive Gun Control Actions"

Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi issued a statement Wednesday in response to President Obama's proposals to make sweeping gun control legislation. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy reports.

Chief Market Strategist, VP of D.A. Davidson Will Give Free Presentation Today

Chief Market Strategist and Vice President for investment advisement company D. A. Davidson, Fred Dickson, will be making his annual market outlook presentation in Sheridan later today. His presentation will take place at the Wyo Theater with a reception at 4:30 p.m.

SAWS Board Provides Updates on Current Projects

At their meeting Wednesday, the Sheridan Area Water Supply Board heard an update on current projects - including upgrades to the Big Goose and Sheridan Water Treatment Plants.

Dan Coughlin, project manager for the SAWS Board, explains.

Superintendent Hill: LSO Liaison Testifies the DOE Did Not Miss Deadlines

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill issued a message Wednesday that included video/audio of Legislative Service Office Liaison Ruth Sommers testifying before a joint education sub-committee in December.

Representative Patton Talks Senate File 104

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Much of the first week of the Wyoming Legislature has centered around Senate File 104, legislation that would remove the state superintendent of public instruction as administrative head of the state Department of Education. The WDE would be run by a director appointed by Governor Matt Mead.

PLUC Updates Commissioners on 3 Poles Recreation Area

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The 3 Poles Recreation Area in Sheridan County opened to the public in 2009 and offers almost 50 acres of land for off-road enthusiasts to enjoy.

Given one more bust, Wyoming may get it right

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By Gregory Nickerson

Wyoming’s revenue growth has slowed down, and Senate Majority Floor Leader Phil Nicholas (R-Laramie) says if the state doesn’t do something soon to adjust our spending expectations, we’ll be in trouble.


GENERALS / LADY GENERALS HOOPS - The Sheridan college basketball teams travel to play at Dawson county in Glendive, Montana tonight and back home against Miles City, Montana Saturday.

The Lady Generals have won seven straight and are ranked in the national junior college top 25, they were 23rd last week with the new poll due out later today.

Head coach Frank McCarthy says they are in a position now for a great finish to the season but must play two very good teams this week.