Archive - Dec 20, 2012 - News

SCSD #1: 'We Are Facing a Budget Deficit'

At their latest board meeting, officials with Sheridan County School District One discussed budget cuts that could be necessary if the state does not grant them an external cost adjustment. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Public Access Unchanged at Healy Reservoir After Ownership Changes Hands

Ice fishing opportunities are plentiful in northeastern Wyoming, and good ice is expected to form soon.

Next Fuel, Inc. Signs Agreement to Conduct Coal-to-Gas Ops in India

Sheridan-based commercial developer of clean energy and environmental technology, Next Fuel, Inc., announced Thursday it's signed an agreement to commence coalbed methane productions in India. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Economic Development a Recurring Topic at Legislative Forum

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While there were many topics of interest that were brought up at the two-day legislative forum in Sheridan this week, one recurring theme was that of economic development.

Hospital Employee Partners Provide $30,000 to Support Sheridan Memorial Hospital

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During the 8th annual Partner Celebration this week at Sheridan Memorial Hospital, employee partners voted to give nearly $30,000 to support a future expansion and remodel of the Intensive Care Unit. Hospital Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven.

Investing Back Into Local Communities

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The Wyoming Business Council website states that Wyoming Main Street is the state-level coordinating entity that promotes and manages the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Main Street program within the state of Wyoming.

Senator Enzi Nominates Sheridan Student to U.S. Service Academies

Sheridan student Paul Stadick made Wyoming U.S. Senator Mike Enzi's list of nominees to the United States service academies for 2013. Stadick received nominations to the Air Force, Military and Naval Academies. Seth Hostetler of Buffalo was nominated for the Air Force Academy.

NWCCD Receives American Association of Community Colleges Grant

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The Northern Wyoming Community College District received word this week that they've received a Plus 50 Encore Completion Program grant from the American Association of Community Colleges.

Annual Fetterman Fight Tour Friday At Fort Kearny

The annual Anniversary Tour of the Fetterman Fight is scheduled for Friday, December 21st at the site of the battle.

Looking back at some of the more interesting stories of Wyoming’s 2012

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For a state whose destiny is linked to energy prices, the year 2012 in Wyoming was turbulent.

Looking back on the past 12 months, the biggest news story affecting the most people in Wyoming is the fall of energy prices, which resulted in steep declines in tax revenue.