Archive - Jan 2019 - News

Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue Gears Up For an Exciting Year

Sheridan-based non-profit organization Second Chance Cat Rescue is starting off the new year with a bang, including an upcoming fundraiser and relocation to a larger building.

Hub on Smith to Host “When I’m 64” Monthly Life Planning Lecture

On the first Tuesday of every month, the Hub on Smith Street in Sheridan hosts an event titled “When I’m 64,” aiming to help local community members plan for their futures.

City, County, JCHC Plan Meeting On Veterans Nursing Facility

Officials from the Buffalo City Council, Johnson County Commission, and the Johnson County Healthcare Center will be having a public meeting Monday morning to discuss issues surrounding the veteran's skilled nursing facility that has been proposed to be built in Buffalo.

Representative Tass On His First Legislative Session

State Representative for House District 40 Richard Tass of Buffalo has been in Cheyenne for his first legislative session and said the learning curve is steep, but he is enjoying the experience even with putting in a lot of hours that are necessary as a state lawmaker.

JCHC Hires New CEO

The Johnson County Healthcare Center (JCHC) has hired a new Chief Executive Officer, after he accepted a contract offer from the Hospital's Board of Trustees.

Jennings Talks Busy Week for 65th Legislature

As week four of the 2019 General Session draws to an end, some members of the 65th Wyoming Legislature are starting to become affected by the time constraints.

Biteman Provides Update on Wyoming Budget Stabilization Bills

Senate File 78 is a bill that Local Senator Bo Biteman is sponsoring that would among other things specify limits on state expenditures.

Conflict of Interest

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City of Sheridan Attorney Brendon Kerns gave a presentation before the Sheridan City Council and Mayor Roger Miller this week on the legal do’s and don'ts of an elected official.

Barrasso: It's Time to Move Forward on Border Security

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U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming spoke on the Senate floor Wednesday about the need for Democrats and Republicans to work together on a solution that secures our nation's southern border and keeps the government open. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Congressional Members Introduce Student Loan Disclosure Bill

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming and U.S. Representative John Curtis of Utah, introduced legislation this week that aims to improve the information provided to students and families taking on federal loans to finance their higher education. U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming was among the cosponsors of the legislation.