Archive - Jan 2016

January 28th

Antelope Butte Foundation Hosts Fundraising Ball

The Antelope Butte Foundation which is working toward raising funds to restore a ski area in the Big Horns will be holding a fundraising ball next month.

January 27th

It's a Wrap

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The two-day Legislative Forum sponsored by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee wrapped up Wednesday at Sheridan City Hall. Our local legislators will now get ready for the upcoming Budget Session that gets underway February 8 in Cheyenne.

(All photos Ron Richter ©)

Legislative Forum: Commissioners Paint Dire Financial Picture

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead’s budget proposal for the biennium includes a reduction of $90 million in local operating funds, which is a 50 percent reduction in total local appropriations from the last biennium.

Legislative Forum: Legislators Hear More on Title 25 Issue

Title 25, the state statute that allows law enforcement or medical professionals to order an involuntary hospitalization of an individual if they appear to be a threat to themselves or others, was once again a topic of discussion at Wednesday’s Legislative Forum in Sheridan.

Legislative Forum: Dayton Mayor Says Town Depends on State Grants

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The importance of state grants was the message from Dayton Mayor Norm Anderson during his presentation at Wednesday's Legislative Forum. Anderson said that the town’s budget just isn’t big enough to handle some of the projects that need to be done.

Generals / Lady Generals drop games at Gillette / Cowgirls fall at home against Fresno / Broncs / Lady Broncs v Cheyenne East Friday night

The Bronc and Lady Bronc basketball teams host games with Cheyenne East and Cheyenne Central. game times tomorrow are at 5:30 and 7:00 and Saturday at 11:30 and 1:00 all four games can be heard live on KWYO and 87.7 FM ESPN radio.

BRONC / LADY BRONC HOOPS - The Broncs need a good weekend to get their season back on track after dropping conference games in Laramie and Cheyenne last week.

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Justice Center Board OKs Financials For Quarter

The Joint Powers Board for the Buffalo/Johnson County Justice Center discussed and then approved their financial statement during their recent meeting for the first quarter of the year.

County Board Of Health Learns More About Zika Virus

Information on the Zika (ZY-kuh) Virus was shared with the Johnson County Board of Health by Public Health Nurse Trish Thompson at their recent quarterly meeting.

Planner Discusses Training, Grants With City Council

A number of subjects ranging from FEMA grant training to State Forestry Grants to sidewalks on West Angus Street near city park were discussed by Buffalo City Planning Director Lynn Barrett during her report to the city council at the last meeting.