Archive - Jan 2016 - News

January 29th

Forest Service Needs Seasonal Workers

The U.S. Forest service is now hiring temporary workers for the spring and summer season in the local area. Susie Douglas made the announcement.

City Council to Receive Financial Snapshot

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The Sheridan City Council will receive a financial snapshot at their regularly scheduled meeting Monday night. Sheridan Mayor John Heath feels the city is in pretty good shape.

Dr. Cotant's Report To The Johnson County BOH

Dentist Dr. Brian Cotant recently gave his report to the Johnson County Board of Health, saying they will continue to perform fluoride treatments in schools.

Legislative Forum: DSA Director Tells Legislators Funds Needed for New Phone App for Tourists

Director Beth Holsinger of the Downtown Sheridan Association told legislators the organization was celebrating 30 years in existence, during this week’s legislative forum in Sheridan.

Legislative Forum: Clearmont Mayor Says Town Needs State Funds

Clearmont Mayor Chris Schock encouraged legislators Wednesday, who were gathered for a legislative forum in Sheridan to embrace the Madden formula.

Monday’s Dining for Cause Benefits CHAPS

An organization that pairs war veterans with horses for therapy will be the beneficiary of next month’s Dining for a Cause, which is Monday, at Frackelton’s in Sheridan.

January 28th

Legislative Forum: Making the Cut in Education

Last week the State Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee voted to cut $45 million in K-12 education funding.

Legislative Forum: Cloud Peak Energy Update

Earlier this week at the Legislative Forum in Sheridan, our local legislators received an update from Megan Degenfelder from Cloud Peak Energy, who own and operate three coal mines in the Powder River Basin, including the Spring Creek Mine, 35 miles north of Sheridan in Montana.

Legislative Forum: City of Sheridan Shows Support of Business Council

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Speaking on behalf of the City of Sheridan, City Council President Shelleen Smith discussed the importance of the Wyoming Business Council at this week’s Legislative Forum in Sheridan.

Caywood’s Cows Draw Crowd

Stepping into the room, I was surrounded by cows. No, I was not in a barn, I was at the SAGE art center in the midst of Sonja Caywood’s one-woman show of about 30 paintings of cows.