Wyoming's Economy is Slowly Warming With The Weather

Job Market Warming--Slowly

The latest local unemployment stats are out and the numbers are looking slightly better. Sheridan Workforce Center Supervisor Chanda Richards:

Letters of Intent Sought for Clerk Vacancy

Sheridan County Clerk's office is located in the newer section of the Sheridan County Courthouse.

The death of Sheridan County Clerk Audrey Koltiska last week has the Republican Party, the party with which Koltiska was affiliated, working within the process to fill her seat. Party Chair, Kathy Coleman, said that by receiving notice last Friday of the vacancy, state statute gives them fifteen days to select three names. Coleman explains the process.

Greenhouse for Living Reaches Goal

March 31st was the deadline for the Greenhouse for Living fundraising campaign to raise $891,000 in order to secure a grant from the Wyoming Business Council to provide infrastructure for the project. Barbara Walter, who serves on the campaign committee, tells us.

Library Director's Retirement Reading List

The search for a new Sheridan County Public Library Director is about to begin. The current Director, Cathy Butler, met with several Board of Trustees members last night in a Special Meeting to begin discussing the Director Search Procedure.

Holiday Inn Upgrades Underway

One of the new owners of the Sheridan Holiday Inn Aftab Khan

Its been a week since the transfer of ownership occurred at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story on what's in store for the hotel.

Digital Mammography On The Way

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees held a special meeting Wednesday to approve the purchase of digital mammography equipment in the amount of $231,308. The Hospital Foundation began raising funds for the equipment last fall with the 1st annual Pink Link run/walk that raised over $65,000.

Residence Hall Living

Newer residence halls at Sheridan College offer a unique living and learning experience for students.

Providing additional housing for students on campus is something that officials with Sheridan College have addressed head on over the past couple of years. The Whitney Villas and the Lofts have of course provided more available rooms on campus, but they have also provided a whole new type of atmosphere for the students as well.

LIEAP Applications Due Today

Deadline for home heating assistance is today.

Today is the final day to submit applications for the state's home heating help program. The LIEAP (lee-ap) program helps low-income families cover the costs of heating their homes between the months of October and May for unregulated heat, and from October 15th through June 15th for regulated heat sources, such as gas and electric.

Should Dropouts Lose Their Drivers License?

Representative Rosie Berger

Developing some sort of accountability for high school students that choose to drop out is the theory behind an idea that was recently raised by School District 2 Superintendent Craig Dougherty.

Representative Rosie Berger responded to the idea during an interview Tuesday on KROE'S Public Pulse program.

Armed Forces Appreciation Day Is Saturday

Armed Forces appreciation day is this Saturday at the Fairgrounds.

The Sheridan People's Assistance Food Bank are sponsoring armed forces appreciation day this Saturday in Sheridan. Food Bank Director and Coordinator of the event Dan Lick says Saturday will be all about giving our soldiers a big welcome home.

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