Archive - Mar 22, 2018

College Trustees Grant Tenure to Faculty

Five faculty members, four at Sheridan College and one at Gillette College, were granted tenure at the meeting of Northern Wyoming Community College District trustees Thursday night.

2018 Empty Bowl Draws Crowds

On Thursday evening, the Volunteers of America (VOA) hosted the annual Empty Bowl. The event is family oriented with kids activities, live bands, and lots of soup. Members of the community handcrafted many bowls to give away.

Wyoming Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Treasurer Gordon

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Supreme Court has reversed a lower court ruling in a lawsuit filed by state Treasurer Mark Gordon over the state Capitol renovation project.

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VOA Empty Bowl / SCSD#2

Legislature, Governor Approve UW Funding Requests

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The University of Wyoming received its full state block grant request, increased funding for major maintenance and $85 million for construction of a new Science Initiative building as a result of action during the 2018 legislative budget session that ended last week.

Loucks Street to Close Soon

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A major thoroughfare in Sheridan will be closing soon for reconstruction. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Advancing Pro-Growth Policies

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During a Senate Budget Committee Hearing on the Economic Report of the President, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming highlighted ways to keep our country’s economy moving in the right direction.

Budget deal includes wildfire disaster fund to end borrowing

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A spending bill slated for a vote in Congress includes a bipartisan plan to create a wildfire disaster fund to help combat increasingly severe wildfires that have devastated the West in recent years.

Ex-Wyoming ranch employee sentenced to jail; pays back $313K

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A 50-year-old Wyoming woman has been sentenced to six months in jail and three years of probation for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from her former employer.

Wyoming News Udate

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COAL'S DECLINE