Archive - Jan 22, 2010 - News

Business Council Board Approves Rule Changes To A Couple Of Grant Programs

During a call-in meeting this week, the Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors approved various rule changes to the Business Ready Community and Community Facility Grant and Loan programs. Business Council CEO Bob Jensen.

State Revenue Projections Hold Steady

Wyoming legislators shouldn't expect any last-minute financial windfalls to spare them from the need to make tough budget choices in the session that starts next month.

2nd Death Linked To Case Involving Wyoming Bull Rider

CASPER, (AP) - Federal prosecutors have linked a second death to a case in which a group of Wyoming men are charged with distributing cocaine and heroin. The group also has been connected to the December 2nd death of Cheyenne professional bull rider Bryan John Guthrie.

Sheridan Recreation District Officials Will Remain Employees, Not Contract Labor

After receiving a letter from the the State of Wyoming Compliance Officer, the Sheridan Recreation District learned that they will have to classify their officials as employees instead of contract labor.

Applications and Entries Being Taken for VA Creative Arts Contest

It's time for the annual Sheridan VA Medical Center Creative Arts Competition, and the call is out to any active inpatient, clinic or outpatient veteran to submit and application and entry. Spokesperson Tami Decker, who is the Recreation Assistant at the VA, explains.

Sheridan County Commission to Hold Special Meeting

The Board of County Commissioners has announced that a Special Session has been called for next Monday morning, January 25th. Commissioner Steve Maier elaborates.

"The Care and Feeding of a Bull Market" Presented at The WYO Last Night

Every year, D.A. Davidson & Co. holds an event that is open to the public to inform folks of wise investing strategies and the health of the stock market. Last night, Fred Dickson presented "The Care and Feeding of a Bull Market." Among the topics he covered.

Winter Like Weather Is On The Way For Our Area

A severe winter storm is getting set to converge on the region as conditions are expected to deteriorate later today and into the evening. Meteorologist Albert Richmond with the National Weather Service in Billings explains what's headed our way.

Richmond says that the worst of it may be Saturday night into Sunday.

Sheridan City Councilman John Heath Rebuts Office of Consumer Advocate Recommendation

Yesterday, we reported that the Consumer Advocate recommendation for a proposed MDU rate increase would be better at 8%, rather than the average 31% request put before the Public Service Commission. In hearing that report, Sheridan City Councilman John Heath had this response.