Archive - Mar 26, 2010 - News

State Considers New Oil And Gas Rules

CHEYENNE, (AP) - Wyoming's oil and gas supervisor says he's begun reviewing more than 50 written comments on proposed changes to the agency's rules and regulations for oil and gas development, including hydraulic fracturing. Thomas Doll says he plans to incorporate substantive comments before the rules go to the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission next month.

Water Concerns Delay Wyoming Uranium Projects

CASPER, (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expressing concern about potential contamination of aquifers from three proposed in-situ uranium mines in Wyoming. The EPA has told the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to go back revisit its environmental reviews of the proposed mines.

Misappropriation Of Funds

Events leading up to the Thursday death of Sheridan County Clerk Audrey Koltiska paint a disturbing picture. Sheridan County Attorney Matt Redle explains that there was an ongoing investigation.

County Courthouse Community in Shock

News of Sheridan County Clerk Audrey Koltiska's death late Thursday rippled through the community, and certainly had a significant impact on the employees at the Sheridan County Courthouse. Given the circumstances, the County Clerk's office was closed Friday.

Sheridan Holiday Inn Under New Ownership

It became official Thursday, there is new ownership of the Sheridan Holiday Inn as the hotel has been sold to Cloud Peak Hospitality LLC out of Gillette. Sugarland Enterprises had owned the hotel for a number of years prior to the sale. Along with taking over ownership of the Sheridan Holiday Inn, Cloud Peak Hospitality currently owns four hotels in Gillette and one in Buffalo.

Expanding "Learning Spaces" Is A Top Priority Of New Sheridan College Master Plan

A new master plan was approved at the monthly Northern Wyoming Community College District Trustee meeting last night. The top priority of the new plan is expanding "student learning spaces" by renovating and adding to existing buildings at Sheridan College, says Chief Financial Officer Cheryl Heath

"Ag-Grant" Awarded To Sheridan College By Whitney Benefits

Announced at the monthly college board meeting last night was that Sheridan College is to receive a $240-thousand grant awarded by Whitney Benefits. This grant will be allocated over a three year period and be used to add an agriculture faculty position, Interim College President, Jon Connolly explains