Archive - 2012 - News

February 24th

Household Hazardous Waste

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The household hazardous waste facility at the City of Sheridan Landfill was been around a little over a year now. Landfill Health and Safety Coordinator Shawn Stevens says that the facility a year later, has been well received.

Governor Mead Commends FERC's Decision

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead praised Thursday's decision by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to dismiss Fort Collins businessman Aaron Million's proposal to build the Flaming Gorge Pipeline.

LDCC Meeting In Buffalo Discusses Water Modeling Data

The Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition Joint Powers Board held their February meeting in Buffalo Thursday evening and worked through a short agenda.
One item discussed was a water modeling.

BHS to Host Forensics Competition Friday and Saturday

339 kids from 20 schools from Wyoming and surrounding states will take over Buffalo High School this weekend for the annual BHS Forensics Tournament.
Forensics involves competition in speech, debate, and interpretation events.

Buffalo City Council Refunds Tap Fee to County Fair Board

A tap fee charged to the County Fair Board on a sewer tap at the Johnson County Fairgrounds has been refunded after city council action at their meeting Tuesday.

February 23rd

District 1 Pleased With Unchanging Cost of Living Bill

House Bill 47 to adopt a Hedonic Wage Index failed on introduction last week in Cheyenne, a bill that would have altered the way that school districts are compensated to pay staff.

The Food Group Growing in Sheridan County

A group working to make sure all Sheridan County children are well-fed is growing in Sheridan, working with county schools now for about a year and a half. Amy Albrecht is with The Food Group in Sheridan.

College President in Cheyenne to Discuss Funding

Members of the Northern Wyoming College District spent the better part of last week in Washington D.C. For the Association of Community College Trustees National Legislative Forum.

Commissioner Rolston Reflects on WCCA Winter Meeting

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All five Sheridan County Commissioners were in Cheyenne last week to attend the Wyoming County Commissioners Association annual winter legislative meeting.

Buffalo Tobacco Compliance Checks Show High Failure Rate

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder reported to the city council at their meeting Tuesday that during recent compliance checks at local retail establishments, four of fourteen sold tobacco products to minors.
That is just under a 29% failure rate.